House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, his family announced.
Virginia Republicans want an investigation into Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s appointment of a longtime GOP operative to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control board.
Five-term Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered the Republican party’s official response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address stating that “the President is making people’s lives harder.”
During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama stated he wants to “make this a year of action” when he spoke about a number of proposals in which he hopes will help to push the country forward.
A $1.1 trillion budget bill that eases the harshest effects of last year’s automatic budget cuts is on its way to the White House after clearing Congress Thursday night.
A majority of Americans (60 percent) say they believe in human evolution, while one-third say that human and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time.
In a debate over the future of U.S. government surveillance and the National Security Agency, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., called leaker Edward Snowden a “defector and a traitor,” and said that such metadata in 2001 could likely have prevented the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 before quitting the presidential race.
Congressman Trey Radel of Florida said he will not resign despite pleading guilty to cocaine possession charges.