When President Obama took office, Americans by a 2-to-1 margin said government should be doing more. Six years later, 54 percent said government was trying to do too much.
House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast that the efficacy of torture is both knowable and proven.
Much of the debate following the release of the Senate torture report has centered on whether there is any evidence that the torture produced actionable intelligence. Sen. Carl Levin said Wednesday he has concluded there is no such evidence.
'I wouldn’t put up with some of the stuff that they’re doing,' said Lott, a former Republican Senate majority leader, speaking at a Monitor breakfast with Tom Daschle, a Democratic former Senate majority leader.
Congressional aide Elizabeth Lauten resigned Monday after a Facebook post criticizing the teenage daughters of President Obama. If there's one area where most Americans seem united, it's in agreeing that the children of sitting presidents should be off-limits for snide commentary.
Dan Pfeiffer, senior adviser to President Obama, spoke optimistically Friday about still working with Republicans on some issues. Mr. Obama will be traveling across America to talk about his moves on immigration.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate change. But a GOP challenge to the administration’s carbon-cutting policies is expected.
Bill and Hillary Clinton's combined travel expenses for campaign rallies and fundraisers is likely to exceed $1 million, according to state and federal finance reports.
Through the 'hope and change' highs and the 2014 midterm lows, Canadians have generally stuck by Obama - certainly more so than Americans.