Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama’s nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.
Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.
An audacious conservative, Rep. Michele Bachmann stood out from the moment she was first elected to Congress in 2006. Democrats were ascendant and Bachmann was a stridently Republican new arrival with a homespun Minnesota twang.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he and President Barack Obama had “no major differences” that led to Hagel’s resignation.
Since Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
A nexus of Democratic groups is preparing for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s widely anticipated presidential campaign.
The president is setting new enforcement priorities that could make it easier for many more people in the U.S. illegally to stay in the country.
President Barack Obama will travel to Las Vegas Friday, a Democratic official said, heightening anticipation that he will announce executive orders on immigration this week.
The creator of the baby names app “Nametrix” has revealed what Republicans and Democrats tend to name their little bundles of joy.
Former President Bill Clinton says Democrats lacked a “national advertising campaign” in the recent midterm elections and was surprised that many Senate races were not closer.