| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be a guest Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." The topics will include Obamacare and the government shutdown. Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass., will respond to Romney's comments at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul.
Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz was in Iowa last weekend to hunt pheasant and activists. He found both.
He didn't fire into anyone's face (Dick Cheney), wear freshly pressed camouflage (John Kerry) or boast of shooting varmints (Mitt Romney). He had his own shotgun...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee expects to hold a confirmation hearing in November on Janet L. Yellen's nomination to be the next head of the Federal Reserve as supporters try to get her formally in place before current Fed chief Ben S....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:57 AM
FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) — Tea party activists, once unquestioned as a benefit to the Republican Party for supplying it with votes and energy, are now criticizing GOP leaders at seemingly every turn.
They're demanding that Congress use upcoming...
| Sep 11, 2013
What if we attack Syria?
What if we don't?
These are the biggest "what if?" questions on the planet right now.
Yet the White House team tasked with handling them is showing a selective aversion to related "what if?" questions.
What if Congress...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
WASHINGTON -- The prospects of a U.S. strike on Syria may be dimming but that hasn’t stopped U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson from doing what he can to ensure it never happens.
In the last 11 hours, the Orlando Democrat has been a blur, appearing at...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:09 AM
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced his opposition Tuesday to U.S. missile strikes on Syria, deepening the divide in the Republican Party as House Speaker John A. Boehner reaffirmed his support for military action,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In the small-victory department, the premiere of "Crossfire" didn't produce the kind of cross-talk squabbling apt to give "The Daily Show" fodder to tee off on the CNN revival -- yet, anyway. Still, just based on the look, style and graphics, it's hard to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Every member of the Senate with a glimmer of ambition to run for president — and that’s most of them — knows that a vote for war can make or break a political career. The example of Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose vote to authorize the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
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| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel's deep divide over giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria underscores the commander in chief's challenge in persuading skeptical lawmakers and wary allies to back greater...