Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in the 2016 presidential race.
One-time White House party crasher and former reality television figure Tareq Salahi has failed to submit enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot Independent Green Party candidate for outgoing U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s seat in Congress.
The White House was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon as the Secret Service investigated two unattended packages, a Secret Service official said.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insisted Wednesday that he hasn’t decided whether he’s running for president. But he had sharp words for those who have.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was “rigged” by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans.
Pelosi Opposes Bill Allowing Border Patrol To Turn Back Immigrants After Saying Last Week It Would Not Be ‘Deal-Breaker’
Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama’s call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal with the remarkable surge of unaccompanied youths at the South Texas border.
The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the border, raising questions about chances for any action in Congress to address the crisis of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into South Texas.
A new law takes effect Thursday that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana in the nation’s capital.
A staggering 95 percent of roads in the District are in poor condition, according to a report released by the White House.
President Barack Obama may be getting a new address if the D.C. Council has its way.