The political fight over 'Fast and Furious' has escalated dramatically. Republicans say it could be as serious as the Watergate break-in 40 years ago that brought down Richard Nixon. Democrats call it a politically motivated fishing expedition designed to embarrass Obama.
A rising Republican star and the lone GOP Hispanic in the US Senate, Marco Rubio says Congress has reached a 'point of no return' with the embattled attorney general.
Mitt Romney as prankster has been a campaign theme of late – and his five sons played it up again Wednesday on 'Conan.' Why this might not work for Romney, image-wise.
President Obama got big headlines – and a political bounce – from his new policy protecting some young illegal immigrants from deportation and offering them temporary work permits. By a 2-to-1 margin, likely American voters support the move, according to a Bloomberg poll. So what other potential gambits does Mr. Obama have in his hip pocket, especially if he needs another jolt before Election Day? Here are four.
There's a jail in the US Capitol, but it's not likely to hold Attorney General Holder anytime soon. The executive branch has many options to delay criminal proceedings, which require the Department of Justice to initiate.
Facing a contempt vote, Attorney General Eric Holder urged Obama to invoke 'executive privilege' to avoid turning over documents to Congress. To be valid, the claim must bear on a core power of the presidency.