Rep. Nancy Pelosi
Newly empowered congressional Republicans challenged President Barack Obama at both ends of the Capitol on Tuesday, voting in the House to repeal the health care program he signed into law but faltering in an initial Senate attempt to roll back immigration policies he issued on his own.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on coercive tactics betrays intelligence officials and will erode their trust in future presidential administrations, a former CIA official who oversaw the agency’s enhanced interrogation program said Sunday.
Legislation gives President Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels for fight against Islamic State militants.
House Minority Leader visited a Border Patrol facility in Texas that holds unaccompanied children.
Some conservatives are skittish about having a new House majority leader from left-leaning California.
The California Democrat says there is no national appetite for renewed military action in Iraq.
Making a down payment on his vow to go all in for Democrats in 2014, President Barack Obama is courting well-heeled donors in California on a two-day fundraising jaunt that requires the president to walk a fine line: Berate Republicans too much, and Obama could put fragile prospects for achieving his second-term goals in jeopardy.