At a press conference Tuesday, President Obama reflected on last week: trade legislation, Obamacare, Charleston, the Confederate flag. Same-sex marriage seemed forgotten. But at the last minute, it wasn't.
With just minutes to spare, Congress and President Obama passed a one-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security. It was a big setback for Speaker John Boehner, who lost 52 fellow Republicans on the bill he had pushed.
In remarks Thursday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, Gov. Scott Walker suggested that his experience battling public-sector unions in Wisconsin prepared him to fight Islamic State terrorists.
In a typical exercise for election losers, Democrats have put out a soul-searching report on why they did so badly in 2014. What they need, a party task force finds, is a 'cohesive narrative' to convince voters they’re right.
Funding for DHS is scheduled to run out later this month. That deadline was set as part of an effort by Republicans to stand up to President Obama's use of executive action to ease US policies toward illegal immigrants.