Any move to defund Obama's executive order will fail in the Senate or produce a government shutdown that will be taken as a sign that Republicans can't govern. So, file a lawsuit, be smart, and win in 2016.
If one were to isolate one primary reason for why Obama's governing majorities dissipated so quickly, it is probably the president's decision to pursue health-care reform, despite strong Republican opposition and lukewarm public support.
Republicans could follow Ted Cruz's advice and respond to any presidential exercise of executive action by blocking spending bills, likely precipitating a government shutdown, if the White House does not back down.
Political history favors Republicans. Demographic change favors Democrats. But the economy and election-shaping surprises – such as the Iranian hostage crisis or Hurricane Katrina – could have more to do with the outcome in 2016.
The phrase dates back to 1895, when writer Finley Peter Dunne used it as a quote from his fictional character Mr. Dooley, an Irishman who pontificated on the day’s issues from a Chicago pub. Pundits and politicians keep it alive because it still fits the times.
That looks possible today amid the lava storm of GOP umbrage over Gruber’s taped comments that the ACA passed in part due to the 'stupidity of the American voter.'
Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill says that he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden. As to why there are other accounts of who shot Bin Laden, he says: 'War is foggy.'
Video footage surfaced this week of MIT economist and chief architect of the Affordable Care Act Jonathan Gruber saying that the health law only passed because of the 'stupidity of the American voter.' How far will the repercussions reverberate?
Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill opened up to Fox News about his role in the take down of Osama bin Laden. His details about SEAL Team Six's preparations for the raid are almost as compelling as the debate over who delivered the fatal shot.
Veterans Day has its roots in Armistice Day, the commemoration of the end of World War I. Many US citizens know that – or at least learned it at one point in school. But here’s what many don’t know, or have forgotten: Veterans Day had a walkabout period.
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.
The answer to that question about the history of the Nov. 11 holiday is simple and complicated at the same time.
Through the 'hope and change' highs and the 2014 midterm lows, Canadians have generally stuck by Obama - certainly more so than Americans.
Former President George W. Bush is hawking his book '41,' and sharing his views on Iraq, Obama, and Jeb Bush 2016.