| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:24 PM
President Obama began a campaign for his newly proposed climate change proposal with an appeal Monday to parents and grandparents worried about “the health of our kids and the health of our planet.”
In an afternoon conference call with the...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, author Lynne Cheney, give a joint interview to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Scott Reed of the U.S. Chamber of...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The victory of Thom Tillis in the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina is widely seen as a win for the GOP establishment over the tea party.
But establishment is a relative term these days as the GOP's internal divisions have...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:05 PM
In the battle between the GOP establishment and the tea party, Thom Tillis' nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from North Carolina scored a win for party elders who are trying to exert control over the elections and wrest the chamber from Democrats....
| May 9, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday called for an increase in the federal minimum wage, splitting with party leaders and some top business groups on what's expected to a major issue in this year's midterm elections.
| May 13, 2014
| 10:45 AM
President Obama signaled Tuesday that he is open to compromise on immigration reform, saying he is not "hell-bent" on getting everything from the Senate immigration bill into the version that finally hits his desk.
But Obama said the measure that...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The most important battle in politics today is the one within the Republican Party, and the tea party movement didn't start it. The GOP's civil war began in 1912 when Teddy Roosevelt made progressivism the governing philosophy of the Republican...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Signaling growing industry opposition to the Obama administration’s forthcoming proposal to curb carbon emissions from power plants, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned in a report Wednesday that the climate-change rule could cost the economy tens...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Sen. Mitch McConnell's easy victory over his tea party opponent in Kentucky's Republican primary Tuesday presents a tidy storyline: the establishment strikes back.
In the primary season so far, McConnell and fellow GOP incumbents have successfully out-...
| May 23, 2014
The headline ("Republicans keep tea party wing at bay in primary races," May 20) might just as well have stated that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce won the primaries.
In cases where its candidate was threatened, the chamber contributed heavily.