Republicans

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) talks with reporters . (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Second Defeat For GOP On Homeland, Immigration Bill

Senate Republicans put Democrats on record for a second time Wednesday against legislation combining Homeland Security funding with rollbacks of President Barack Obama’s immigration policies.

02/04/2015

And although a majority of Americans hold negative opinions of both parties, an overwhelming majority continues to take one side or the other.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Reid: Republicans ‘Posturing For The Right Wing Of Their Party’

To hear congressional Republicans tell it, Democrats are so eager to grant work permits to immigrants in the U.S. illegally that they’d risk funding for the Homeland Security Department to do it. Democrats counter that it’s Republicans who are jeopardizing the Homeland Security budget in their zeal to deport immigrants brought here illegally as children.

02/04/2015

GOP Senate Candidate Jodi Ernst Casts Her Vote In Her Iowa Hometown

Iowa Sen. Ernst Promises GOP Focus on Americans’ Concerns

The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the newly minted senator delivering her party’s official response to the State of Union address promised Tuesday.

01/20/2015

Arizona Republican politics

Sen. John McCain Likely To Seek Re-Election

The 78-year-old Arizona Republican says he’s leaning towards seeking a sixth term in 2016.

01/09/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. Boehner discussed priorities of the new U.S. Congress, and the recent attack in Paris during his remarks.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Tries To Regroup After Divisive Speaker Vote

House Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner.

01/07/2015

John Boehner Speaks

Boehner: Resignation Of NY Rep. Grimm ‘Honorable’

House Speaker John Boehner says Rep. Michael Grimm made the right decision by resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges.

12/30/2014

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Averts Shutdown Fears; Fights Over Nominees

Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama’s nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.

12/13/2014

U.S. Capitol Building

Nearly 9 in 10 Doubt Obama, GOP Can Break Gridlock

Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.

12/11/2014

Obama Boehner

Poll: Nearly 90 Percent Of Americans Don’t Believe Obama, GOP Can Work Together

Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.

12/10/2014

Hagel Obama

Hagel Says ‘No Major Difference’ With Obama

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he and President Barack Obama had “no major differences” that led to Hagel’s resignation.

12/04/2014

more

previous