Why Some Conservatives Want Ben Carson to Run In 2016

Before you know it, the 2016 presidential race will be here. A number of potential candidates are being talked about and one popular choice...

Top Republican Lawmakers say CIA Report on Interrogation Tactics Should Not be Released

Top Republicans are lashing out ahead of the release of a long-anticipated report on the CIA's interrogation techniques, calling the decision to disclose the...

Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber to Testify on Capitol Hill Today

Republicans in Congress plan to launch its final assault on ObamaCare as consultant Jonathan Gruber will face questions about possible deceptions and a lack...

Without Consensus in Washington or the Nation, Obama Continues his Go-It-Alone Push

To the surprise of both allies and adversaries, President Obama has declined to humble himself following another midterm election bludgeoning. To the contrary, his recent...

Obama, GOP-Led Congress Prepare for Veto Showdowns

Veto brinkmanship between congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama is about to unleash itself on Washington. Until now, controversial Republican-backed legislation rarely reached the president’s...

Republican Bill Cassidy Defeats Mary Landrieu in Louisiana Senate Runoff

Mary L. Landrieu, the last Deep South Democrat in the United States Senate, was defeated in a runoff election here Saturday by Bill Cassidy,...

Ben Carson Calls the Presidency a ‘Horrible, Stressful Situation’

Respected neurosurgeon and conservative activist Dr. Ben Carson is heavily weighing a presidential run. He's recently noted that he feels the "fingers of God...

Small Rise Seen In Black Republican Politicians

Scan a crowd of Republicans, and a significant majority of those you see will be white. While in itself this is innocuous, it is...

Liberals and Conservatives on Common Ground in Outrage Over Grand Jury’s Decision in Eric...

Controversial court rulings are often followed by protests. Or confrontation. Or social unrest. This week's decision by a grand jury not to indict a...

Top Obama Counselor to Leave White House After State of the Union

John Podesta, who has focused on the environment during his tenure as counselor to President Obama, said Wednesday he will leave his post early...

Texas Expected To Sue Obama Administration Over Executive Actions On Immigration

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott appears poised to keep his promise and sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration — the 31st time he’s...

Mia Love Not Ready for Hillary to Run for President in 2016

A newly elected political trailblazer is definitely not ready for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Mia Love, the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, had a...

Ted Cruz says ‘the World Is On Fire’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attacked what he described as "the Obama-Clinton foreign policy" in a wide-ranging speech on Tuesday.  "It's almost as if the whole...

Sen. Rob Portman Won’t Run for President in 2016

Sen. Rob Portman took himself out of the 2016 presidential running on Monday, saying he will forgo a White House bid and instead run...

Deval Patrick to Hillary Clinton: Inevitability is “Off-Putting”

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Sunday that he's not ready to run for president in 2016 -- but he had some advice for one...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Joins List of Potential Republican Presidential Candidate in 2016

His spunky performance at a Republican Governors Association conference in Florida and his big win on Election Day has vaulted Ohio Gov. John Kasich...

Law Experts Believe There Won’t be Any Easy Options if Supreme Court Strikes Down...

Exactly what would happen to the Affordable Care Act if the Supreme Court invalidates tax credits in the three dozen states where the federal...

A Long-Standing Uncomfortable Relationship Exists Between President Obama and the Pentagon

On a trip to Afghanistan during President Barack Obama's first term, Defense Secretary Robert Gates was stunned to find a telephone line at the...

With Latest Moves, President Obama Defies GOP Victory in Midterm Election

President Barack Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls. Instead of...

Gallup Poll Finds Only 27 Percent of Working-Class Whites Support President Obama

A new Gallup poll finds that President Barack Obama's approval rating with working-class white Americans has fallen to just 27 percent, a record-low for...