Senior White House official says Senator McConnell's plea to governors to refuse to submit compliance plans to the EPA on coal-fired power plants is 'way outside the bounds of the position that he was elected to.'
The teeth of a congressional budget resolution is not in its policy. It's in the processes it establishes for legislation for the remainder of the fiscal year.
Despite a furor over her use of private e-mail for official business, poll show Clinton with massive leads in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination and in hypothetical general election matchups.
For Donald Trump, a presidential exploratory committee isn’t a step. It’s a phrase, a signal, a means of repeating the same teasing 'maybe I’ll run' formulation he’s used many, many times before.
Rep. Aaron Schock (R) of Illinois announced Tuesday he is resigning amid questions over his spending habits, including an office inspired by 'Downton Abbey.'
While more states are considering exempting military pensions from state income taxes, that only applies to veterans who are drawing pensions. Moreover, the exemption applied to military pensions is generally also offered to other pensions.
Oregon on Monday became the first state to automatically register voters. The move 'puts the burden of registration on the state instead of voters,' says Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has has effectively used her Twitter presence in recent months to bolster her likely campaign for president.
The guest spot gave Cruz a chance to accomplish two tasks, one aimed at squelching a short-term PR problem, the other at establishing a persona for the longer-term run of the 2016 race.
President Obama advises young voters to think about climate change, the economy, jobs, war and peace – before legalizing marijuana.
But the term 'wag the dog' isn't limited to an Israeli prime minister facing a tough election. It's also been invoked, recently, to describe Iowa's 2016 biofuel politics and Vladimir Putin's surprise disappearance.