His political future clouded by scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pressed ahead on a national fundraising tour Thursday, but kept a low profile during a brief Boston appearance that attracted GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz sat with eyes glued to his mobile device as the chaos he provoked ensnared his Republican leaders on the Senate floor.
Conservative Republicans on Wednesday ruled out any immigration legislation in the House this year, insisting that the GOP should wait until next year when the party might also control the Senate.
President Barack Obama left the door open that he would consider immigration legislation that does not include citizenship for millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
House Republicans wrestled inconclusively with the outlines of immigration legislation Thursday night, sharply divided over the contentious issue itself and the political wisdom of acting on it in an election year.
The Democratic Party claims to be the natural home for women, but the numbers tell another story when it comes to the nation’s governors.
McConnell tells Fox’s Neil Cavuto his earlier criticism was aimed at he group challenging him in next year’s primary.
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate’s minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama’s nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
Many Republican activists, citing Congress’ deep unpopularity, say they want a governor to be their next presidential nominee.
A list of potential 2016 presidential candidates leaves off the man who is currently next-in-line for the office: Vice President Joe Biden.