Nearly 9 in 10 Doubt Obama, GOP Can Break GridlockAmericans 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.
Bachmann Ready To Leave Congress, But Not PoliticsAn audacious conservative, Rep. Michele Bachmann stood out from the moment she was first elected to Congress in 2006. Democrats were ascendant and Bachmann was a stridently Republican new arrival with a homespun Minnesota twang.
Hagel Says 'No Major Difference' With ObamaDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he and President Barack Obama had "no major differences" that led to Hagel's resignation.
Expert: Obama ‘Backing Republicans In A Bad Corner’ On ImmigrationSince Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
Ready For Hillary Convening Daylong Meeting Of Clinton InsidersA nexus of Democratic groups is preparing for Hillary Rodham Clinton's widely anticipated presidential campaign.
Obama Announces Executive Action on ImmigrationThe president is setting new enforcement priorities that could make it easier for many more people in the U.S. illegally to stay in the country.
Group: White House Has Been In Touch With Nevada Activists About TripPresident Barack Obama will travel to Las Vegas Friday, a Democratic official said, heightening anticipation that he will announce executive orders on immigration this week.
Study Shows What Democrats and Republicans Name Their KidsThe creator of the baby names app "Nametrix" has revealed what Republicans and Democrats tend to name their little bundles of joy.
Bill Clinton Says He's Surprised By Midterm LosesFormer President Bill Clinton says Democrats lacked a "national advertising campaign" in the recent midterm elections and was surprised that many Senate races were not closer.
Congressional Black Caucus Chair: We Lost Because White Southerners Wouldn't Vote Democratic Due To Obama's RaceThe chairwoman for the Congressional Black Caucus believes one of the reasons why Democrats got hammered at the polls during the midterm elections was due to President Barack Obama’s race.
Former Gov. Barbour Calls Obama's Policies 'Tar Babies'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 GOP Senators Show Moderated, Cooperative ToneNew Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.
Poll: 66 Percent Of Republicans Say Party 'Stand Up' To Obama 'Even If Less Gets Done'In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.
Axelrod: Room For Compromise With GOP On ObamacareFormer Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA.
House Democrats' Campaign Chief Not Re-UppingThe head of the Democrats' House campaign arm rebuffed a request from House leader Nancy Pelosi to guide the party's political efforts for a third campaign cycle and instead sought another role inside Pelosi's leadership team.