Sen. Bob Corker is respected by Republicans and Democrats and is often a key cog in bipartisan efforts. He's bullish on Rex Tillerson, cautious on Russian hacking, and surprised by Trump's cellphone habits.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are against the Pacific trade deal. But the US trade representative still thinks it will pass Congress.
Rep. Greg Walden, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, says GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump isn't weighing down Republicans in contested races as much as Democrats are being hurt by the top of their ticket.
Demographics and dislike for Trump work to Democrats' advantage, but congressional campaign officials are cautious with their predictions.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says wait times aren't the best measure of whether care at VA hospitals is improving. Satisfaction matters more.
Short delay in House action is OK, Jacob Lew says, but time is 'very short' to enact legislation letting the island restructure its debt.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is opposed by both leading candidates, is a key element of President Obama’s effort to increase US engagement with the Pacific region and help offset China’s rising influence.
Civil rights leader Al Sharpton also discussed Thursday whom Democrats could turn to if their presidential front-runner, Hillary Clinton, were indicted.
The stance by Michigan Rep. Sander Levin will make it harder for the White House to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership approved by Congress before President Obama leaves office.
Rep. Adam Schiff on Tuesday sized up US operations in that country, as well as the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Libya.
Denis McDonough, the top-ranking White House staffer, also on Wednesday had kudos for Nikki Haley, who delivered the GOP rebuttal to the State of the Union address.
It plans a huge financial push in 2016 to fill that gap with moderate, business-friendly Republicans.
Pope Francis has spoken out on capitalism, the death penalty, global warming, and migrants' rights. But he is not coming to D.C. this month to participate in politics, the Archbishop of Washington said.
Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican in the US Senate to vote against the Iraq War. Now running for president as a Democrat, he calls Hillary Clinton's vote for the war in 2002 'a colossal lapse in judgment.'
Presidential candidate Rick Santorum ranks No. 11 in early polling for the Republican primaries. For the first GOP debate, only the top 10 candidates will be invited to the prime-time portion.