House Republican leaders chose Paul Ryan on Tuesday to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years, giving him a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president in 2016 or beyond.
Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than states closer to the Mexican border.
The creator of the baby names app “Nametrix” has revealed what Republicans and Democrats tend to name their little bundles of joy.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term “tar babies” to describe President Barack Obama’s policies, but says “neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend.”
New Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.
Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA.
Republican Sen. Mike Lee warns that President Barack Obama will lead the United States into a “constitutional crisis” if he goes ahead and takes executive action on immigration.
Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday criticized members of his own party for launching political attacks against those trying to overhaul immigration laws.
The next Senate will be slightly younger than the current one.
Democratic Sen. Daniel Hall said he switched to the Republican party Wednesday, a move that will help the GOP secure a majority in the upper chamber of the West Virginia Legislature.