| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Ronald Reagan understood that Congress is in the business of growing the size of government. Raising taxes to supposedly cut government deficits is the scam that politicians use to increase their ability to borrow more money to spend.
As President Reagan...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Amid solemn commemorations on Tuesday's 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and other leaders emphasized how America has emerged stronger from the devastation that killed more than 2,900 people and forever changed the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:02 PM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Actress Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.
Judd made the announcement in a Twitter message late Wednesday afternoon.
Judd had hinted last week that she was...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 10:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- A debt crisis is a terrible thing to waste in a presidential election season, and Democrats and Republicans alike are responding on cue.
The news Saturday night that Republicans won't support a $4 trillion deficit reduction plan was a...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:34 AM
(Reuters) - The Supreme Court has slated 5 1/2 hours for oral arguments early next year as it decides the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the centerpiece of his legislative agenda.
While this is longer than the...
| Aug 6, 2012
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video Sunday showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a stroke in January. But the Illinois Republican gave no timetable for his return to full...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:49 PM
A payroll tax cut package engineered by House Speaker John A. Boehner was overwhelmingly approved by Republicans despite a veto threat from President Obama, escalating a year-end showdown over extending the benefit for 160 million American workers....
| May 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
CNN's "State of the Union" welcomes Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, for a discussion about politics, jobs and the economy. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Other guests are David Axelrod, senior strategist for...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Chief of Staff Lew will be a guest on CNN's "State of the Union," which starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Other guests are Carly Fiorina, vice chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:01 AM
The hard-fought politics of approving President Obama's payroll tax break erupted on full display Tuesday when Democrats stalled a must-pass spending bill needed to keep the government running as negotiations with Republicans have floundered over a...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:46 PM
NBC's "Meet the Press" will be preempted for coverage of the Tour de France....