Howard Baker, who accomplished much in his years in Washington, may be best remembered for a single question he asked as a senator during the Watergate investigation.
Hillary Clinton insists she's no Mitt Romney when it comes to appearing out of touch with America's middle class. But she now concedes that her remarks about her own family's financial status were 'inartful.'
The Hillary Clinton wealth flap is still going strong, and some pundits are wondering if she is simply a bad campaigner. Others note that now is the right time to make mistakes.
IRS commissioner John Koskinen appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the loss of former Treasury official Lois Lerner’s emails and crash of her hard drive. Meanwhile, the federal gasoline tax could be phased and leave the Highway Trust Fundthe House Ways and Means Committee plans to vote on indexing the $1,000 child tax credit.
First lady Michelle Obama said this week that she'd like to see a woman hold the Oval Office 'as soon as possible' – and that she herself has no designs on it, or any other elected position. That kind of narrows the options.