DHS budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress; Republicans have been trying to leverage funding to block Obama’s immigration reform executive actions.
The Vice President was speaking to supporters at Drake University in Iowa.
Speaking at Mississippi State University, Romney will focus on the poor and middle class as he tries to broaden his appeal and shed his image of an out-of-touch millionaire.
By a near party-line 242-179, the House voted to permanently forbid federal funds for most abortion coverage.
House Republicans cut planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and Democrats left them short of votes.
In a series of votes, the Republican-run Senate passed measures acknowledging the planet’s climate is changing but refused to point the blame at human activity.
Reid’s doctors said the surgery is necessary to save the Senate Democratic leader’s vision following a New Year’s Day accident.
State of the Union ad lib hints at the deep tensions that underlie the president’s call for a more bipartisan atmosphere in Washington.
Obama urges lawmakers to approve more aggressive measures to fight Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq.
The Texas governor admits there was more excitement than preparation when he ran for the GOP nomination in 2012.