U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said the racial imbalance of the nation’s prisons that convinced him to support sentencing reform has not prompted him to scrutinize the death penalty in advance of a possible 2016 run for president.
For the second time in three weeks, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited top economists to a private lunch at the White House, tapping a broad array of ideological views as he seeks to assemble an economic agenda for the remaining 30 months of his presidency.
In a statement issue through Planned Parenthood’s website, the group’s president lauded Pelosi for her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and her ongoing commitment to ensuring “the promise of the law is realized for millions of women as the greatest advancement for women’s health in a generation.”
Bill That Would Allow Paul To Run For President Without Giving Up Senate Seat Advances In Ky. Senate Committee
Republican Senate leaders in Kentucky cheered a bipartisan vote Wednesday that advanced a bill to let Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul run for president without automatically giving up his Senate seat – but Democratic leaders in the House warned it was not a sign the bill has enough support to become law.
The 15-day Hawaiian holiday vacation is over for President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.
Former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 before quitting the presidential race.
One prominent Democrat believes Tea Party darling Sen. Ted Cruz will run for president in 2016.
U.S. Sen. John McCain says that he has been encouraged to make a third attempt for the White House in 2016 because of his role during the partisan fight over government funding.
An aide to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she was approached by a firm helping Penn State look for a new president but she was not interested, a newspaper reported Friday.
Former MSBBC host Dylan Ratigan is the latest to join those who are not pleased with President Barack Obama and the new health policy.