Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes the November election will bring 'more balance' to the makeup of the Senate, but he cautioned that he isn't interested in doing things left of center.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell referred Thursday to what 'seems to be a burgeoning and unseemly business' of flying illegal immigrants to the US to give birth to a child, who would be a US citizen under the 14th Amendment.
Ed Gillespie, chairman of the Republican State Leadership Committee, told reporters at a Monitor Breakfast Thursday that DNC efforts to link the GOP to Tea Party positions ahead of midterm elections was a 'sign of their desperation.'
Republican State Leadership Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie says a $30 million effort to elect GOP party members at the state level will cause at least 10 legislative chambers to flip from Democrat to Republican in November – which could have a major impact on congressional redistricting.
Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner discussed the nation's economic recovery at a July 22 Monitor Breakfast.
Minnesota governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty called for 'strategic patience' in the Afghanistan war effort at a Monitor breakfast for reporters Monday.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he will decide whether to run for the White House early next year. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin can wait longer, he says.
At a Monitor-sponsored breakfast for reporters Thursday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gave praise for Elizabeth Warren and discussed Obama administration plans for the estate tax and housing reform.
House minority leader John Boehner said the 'Top Secret America' report revealed what he already knew: The US intelligence system needs a strong leader.
House minority leader John Boehner said he did not join the congressional Tea Party Caucus, but defended members of the 'tea party,' when asked about it at a Monitor lunch for reporters.
Asked about Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele’s comment that Afghanistan is 'a war of Obama’s choosing,' Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin responded with mock praise.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin says he has no objection, in principle, to the Pentagon’s current survey of active and reserve personnel about the potential repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy toward gays.
FreedomWorks co-chairman Dick Armey discussed President Obama's handling of the BP oil spill crisis at a June 16 Monitor lunch.
US Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue discussed efforts in Congress to raise the liability cap on BP for its role in the Gulf oil spill at a May 28 Monitor Breakfast.
Ratings by the Muslim world for Obama and America went down in this year’s Pew Global Attitudes survey.
At a Monitor Breakfast for reporters Thursday, Pew Research Center president Andrew Kohut, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and former senator John Danforth discussed a new report from the Pew Global Attitudes Project.
At a Monitor lunch for reporters Wednesday, tea party leader Dick Armey said Obama's actions on the BP oil spill run afoul of the Constitution.
Senator John Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and coauthor of a major climate and energy bill, discussed the chances of the bill clearing Congress this year at a May 26 Monitor Breakfast.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Chris Van Hollen discussed House Democrats' strategy for the 2010 election at a May 24 Monitor Breakfast.
Congress is considering raising a corporate liability cap from $75 million to $10 billion. Thomas Donohue, president of the US Chamber of Commerce, says that's 'changing the rules in the middle of the game.'