Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) says his decision won't hinge on polls or fundraising, but instead will be determined by the questions, 'Do I think I can make a difference, do I think I have something unique to offer?'
'When you turn a school into a weapons depot, that’s a war crime,' Ambassador Ron Dermer said at a Monitor breakfast with reporters, voicing dismay at criticism of Israel for the rising civilian death toll in Gaza.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce tells a Monitor-hosted breakfast that the rockets Hamas is firing deep into Israel should be a reminder to nuclear negotiators that Iran can’t easily be trusted.
The Obama administration's regulations aimed at combating climate change are an excuse to expand government and raise taxes, Rep. Paul Ryan (R) said at a Monitor Breakfast.
Rep. Paul Ryan said the Obama administrations efforts to address climate change won't solve the problem but will hurt the US economy. He said new EPA rules are a classic example of executive branch overreach.
Student loan debt is a big issue, and Democrats are increasingly talking about it in an effort to get voters to the polls in key states this November.
Paul Ryan, talking up his antipoverty program at a Monitor breakfast, also says suing President Obama, rather than impeaching him, is the 'responsible' thing to do.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told reporters at the Monitor Breakfast that the 'unaccompanied alien children issue ... has the potential to be an absolute catastrophe.'
The environment in the House for immigration reform is 'exceedingly difficult,' Rep. Goodlatte says at a Monitor breakfast with reporters. First, Obama must show 'some leadership.'
At a Monitor Breakfast with reporters, Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte said Boehner has been getting advice from constitutional scholars and trial attorneys about a House lawsuit against Obama.
Outgoing House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says President Obama needs to begin destroying the rebels' training camps and supply lines in Syria.
Critics say President Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative addressing challenges faced by boys of color should be expanded to include girls of color.
With new leadership in the House, the Obama administration thinks it may have a better chance of securing immigration reform, Valerie Jarrett says at a Monitor breakfast.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry describes his 2012 presidential run as frustrating, painful, and humbling. 'Over the past 18 months, I have focused on being substantially better prepared.'
As a former reporter himself, Jay Carney had thought everything that went on behind the scenes at the White House was political. It turns out he was wrong, he says.
Future presidents are unlikely to undo the Obama administration's controversial rule to cut carbon emissions from power plants, even if they want to, presidential counselor John Podesta said Friday. Why not?