The parents of James Foley, who was beheaded by the Islamic State, say the Obama administration told them they could be sued if they tried to pay their son's ransom. A White House official said Sunday that it was not a threat.
Sen. Ted Cruz gave a keynote address Wednesday at a gala sponsored by In Defense of Christians, a group whose objective is to focus public attention on the plight of persecuted Middle East Christian groups.
It seems that every time Congress passes an explicit war authorization, we get involved in a pretty big war. When the president just kind of does it on his own authority, the engagement tends to be much more limited.
Hillary Clinton is perhaps the most heavily favored nonincumbent presidential candidate in modern times. Her speech at Iowa's Harkin Steak Fry is sure to be parsed for clues to her intentions in 2016.
Ted Cruz was booed off the stage, after praising Israel at a meeting of Middle East Christians that included Palestinians. Was it a deliberate move to claim credit for standing up for Israel?
In a photo that's gone viral this week, President Obama is saying goodbye to a departing Secret Service agent and the agent’s wife. Their child is the diver in question.
Some argue it’s a teaching moment, and the president needs to help steer the nation. Others say it’s an incident that the president has no authority over and should not attempt to influence.
Is it good to give federal courts the right to take away from the states the authority that the Constitution gives them to regulate the time, place, and manner of elections?