Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, said Tuesday he's glad that President Obama is seeking authorization from Congress on the use of military force in Syria — but argued that the move was not based on constitutional principles.
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U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said Tuesday that President Obama's seeking authorization from Congress for military action in Syria was a "precedent-setting move" with respect to the constitutionally mandated powers enjoyed by the executive and legislative branches of government.
Heritage Action, a conservative political advocacy group, estimated Friday a total of 7,500 people attended its nine-city tour to promote the campaign to "defund Obamacare" as part of an upcoming spending showdown on Capitol Hill.
Democratic strategist James Carville, the Ragin' Cajun, has an opinion of why Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is losing ground in the polls in his race against Terry McAuliffe in the state's gubernatorial race.
The top immigration official at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the chances for getting a "good" immigration bill through Congress this year are about 50-50.
AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka said Tuesday the labor movement will set its sights on political action in Texas, a Republican-controlled state that boasts its lack of government regulation has been a catalyst for economic growth.
Among the civil rights activists who attended Wednesday's commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington were members of PETA, who said the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality extends to our furry friends.
Among the interesting tidbits in the Public Policy Polling survey released Wednesday: Maine residents, by a 44 percent to 29 percent margin, would rather move to Canada than live in the U.S. South.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that the U.S. has no direct national security interests at stake in Syria's civil war, as he cautioned President Obama against ordering military strikes on the Middle East nation.
While thousands flocked to the National Mall Wednesday to remember the past, some used the 50th anniversary of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington to talk about the future — specifically the U.S.'s involvement in Syria.
A new poll finds that nearly six in 10 voters oppose the idea of cutting funding for Obamacare — despite the law's continuing unpopularity — and that there is a major partisan divide on the issue, with Democrats and independents opposing the push by a group of conservative Republicans to starve the new law of money.
The Obama administration said Wednesday it will send $2.5 million in taxpayer money to reimburse Connecticut police agencies, with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. saying the money can help heal the community after 20 kids were killed in last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Former White House adviser David M. Axelrod said that some conservatives are doing President Obama a favor by calling on lawmakers to support a government shutdown in order to defund Obamacare.
The Obama administration said Tuesday it is sending a special envoy to North Korea to seek the release of American Kenneth Bae, a Christian missionary who has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in the country.
Stymied by Congress in his gun control efforts, President Obama told a group of big-city mayors Tuesday that he would take more executive actions to reduce gun violence.