The President welcomed 26 members of the armed forces after they took the naturalization oath. Service in the military can expedite the citizenship process.
Today the eldest First Daughter turns 14. But it's not easy sharing a birthday with the United States.
Congress knows what it means by terms such as 'fiscal cliff' or 'Simpson-Bowles,' but to many outside the Beltway they may as well be speaking Greek. Here's a translation of Washington's shorthand for budgetary issues now before the country – with each entry explained in 50 words or less.
Two titans of industry, GE's Jack Welch and News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch, indicate as much in tweets this week. But Mitt Romney is competitive in the 2012 race. Why the second-guessing?
Evidence is mounting that the economy is taking a hit because Congress can't – or won't – deal with the 'fiscal cliff' looming at year's end. The fight on Capitol Hill last summer over the national debt limit also took an economic toll.
The News Corp. chairman appears to be going after the presidential candidate presumably most in tune with his conservative economic principles. What Rupert Murdoch's tweets may reveal about GOP comfort level with Mitt Romney.
Haley Barbour, the former Mississippi governor and longtime Republican power player, dispels the notion that the Republican Party is too orthodox, pointing to its support for Mitt Romney.
Congress has jailed those deemed in contempt before but never a sitting Cabinet official – and not recently. Moreover, the few times Congress has locked down people within the Capitol, it has not turned out well for Congress.