In a communication to the Gulf Coast Examine r, Texas Senator Ted Cruz stressed that he is encouraging the Mississippi residents to consider signing the Cruz Petition that will make voices heard about abolishing the IRS .
After secretive talks, key senators expressed optimism Wednesday night that they were closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security requirements in immigration legislation that also offers a path to citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
The president also declared that his far-reaching surveillance programs had saved lives on both sides of the Atlantic, as he sought to defend the controversial data-mining to skeptical Europeans.
When the chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party abruptly resigned two weeks ago to take a new job in Washington, GOP activists appointed Matt Moore, the party's former executive director, to replace their leader.
House Republicans are ready to play ball on immigration-aggressively. They are taking the strategy they attribute to President Obama-pushing for legislation and taking political credit, win or lose-and using it for themselves.
Every elected official wants to be popular like Chris Christie. First, they need to understand how he got so popular.
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth sent an email to supporters Tuesday announcing he'll seek a fifth term in 2014.
Representative Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota Republican whose status as the leading Tea Party voice in Congress has faded in the wake of a widening investigation into her campaign spending, announced that she would not seek re-election in 2014.
Now a veteran of the international summit scene, President Barack Obama wielded significant influence over the agenda at this week's Group of Eight meetings, but had only modest success in achieving the results he sought.
Hillary Clinton 's undeclared campaign for the next Democratic presidential nomination received a boost on Tuesday, with a first declaration of support from a sitting US senator.
President Barack Obama said Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke has stayed in his post "longer than he wanted," one of the clearest signals the central bank chief will leave when his current term expires next year.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz starts as the Texas favorite in a fantasy 2016 Republican primary for president, swamping Gov. Rick Perry and a number of other big-name candidates in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Yet again, Julia Gillard has played the gender card to distract voters from Labor's policy challenges and the continuing speculation about her leadership, and to set up a phony dichotomy with Tony Abbott.
Donald Berwick , a former top health care official in President Barack Obama 's administration, announced Monday that he was entering for race for governor of Massachusetts.
As a child, Jorge Tume used to sit and do homework as his parents cleaned the desks and floors of a concrete company in Miami.
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