Obama Threatens To Veto House GOP Bill On Syrian RefugeesThe White House threatened a presidential veto Wednesday of House Republicans legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Obama: Republicans Who Want To Bar Syrian Refugees Are 'Scared Of Widows And Orphans'President Barack Obama lashed out Wednesday at Republicans who insist on barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., deeming their words offensive and insisting "it needs to stop."
In Tuesday Night Debate, Carson Sure to be a New FocusFor some Republican presidential candidates, the party's first three debates have been pivotal, giving their campaigns a quick boost or shaking their supporters.
Paul Ryan is in, Will Seek Job of House SpeakerRep. Paul Ryan is formally declaring his candidacy for speaker of the House after getting unified support from across the Republican conference.
Poll: Majority Of Republican Voters Support Immigrant Protection PoliciesAmericans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
GOP House Measure Would Block Local D.C. Abortion Rights LawRepublicans pushed legislation toward House passage Thursday that would revoke a local District of Columbia law barring discrimination against workers who have abortions, the latest clash pitting claims of religious freedom against reproductive rights.
Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush Alliance Sours In GOP Primary FaceoffTies between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Republican presidential campaign picks up.
Some Democrats Eyeing GOP's 'Never Compromise' MottoRepublicans from sharply conservative House districts have won recent elections by promising to "never compromise," and now some Democrats are eyeing the same motto for their primaries.
Obama: 'Some Members Of Congress Want To Make Common Cause With Hardliners In Iran'Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office. The White House denounced the GOP's latest effort to undercut the international negotiations as a "rush to war."
Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open
Gov. Jindal To GOP Congress: 'Grow A Spine'Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine."
Gov. Walker: Protesters Prepared Me To Confront Global TerrorismWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world.