Politics

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Clinton Filling Out Campaign Team Ahead Of Launch

Hillary Clinton is adding a veteran communications adviser ahead of what is expected to be her announcement she will run for president in 2016.

03/12/2015

File photo of Barbara Mikulski. (credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Mikulski Retirement Sparks Early Jockeying in Maryland

Democratic U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will retire at the end of her term is sending shockwaves through Maryland’s political landscape.

03/11/2015

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Senate Democrats Push For Vote On Attorney General Nominee

A letter signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch’s nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.

03/05/2015

Artist Jon McNaughton's latest piece, "Obama Foreign Policy." (Credit: jonmcnaughton.com)

Controversial Artist Creates New Obama Foreign Policy Critique

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Artist Jon McNaughton released a new painting Monday critiquing President Barack Obama on foreign policy. McNaughton is known for his controversial work, often mixing religion with politics. His latest work includes a […]

03/02/2015

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Some In GOP Say DHS Funding Lapse Not A Big Deal

Conservative House Republicans are saying it’s better to let the Homeland Security Department go unfunded for a few days if it means undoing President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

02/27/2015

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Watchdog Files Complaint Over Travel Spending By Rep. Aaron Schock

The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is urging Congress to investigate claims the Illinois Republican used taxpayer and campaign funds for private travel.

02/25/2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters in the Capitol. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans Offer Vote On Stand-Alone Homeland Security Bill

Senate Republicans say the “clean bill” plan includes a vote on a separate measure to repeal President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

02/24/2015

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GOP Struggles For Way Out As Homeland Shutdown Looms

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.

02/24/2015

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Biden: 2016 Democratic Candidate Must Run On Obama’s Record

The Vice President was speaking to supporters at Drake University in Iowa.

02/12/2015

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