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Gov. Chris Christie returned to the Jersey Shore on Friday, grinning for pictures with throngs of swimsuit-clad supporters and weighing in on President Obama's foreign policy and congressional politics as he made his way down the boardwalk.
U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at all.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't the only congressional Republican up for re-election who is touting his support for the Violence Against Women Act without mentioning that he didn't vote for the reauthorization's beefed-up version.
Former Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald is one of 19 new people on this year's list of the nation's 100 Most Influential People in Health Care.
Republican congressional leaders are running around to every reporter in sight to claim that they have no plans to shut down the government.
Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, President Barack Obama said that the Islamic State poses a direct threat to Iraq and the region requiring a broad, comprehensive military strategy to confront it.
Both have come mostly from Democrats facing long odds in November's midterms, hoping the GOP might do something suicidal before voters go to the polls.
When a politician travels to New Hampshire, it's inevitable that a presidential bid comes to mind because of the state's first-in-the-nation status.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is likely the richest member of Congress, according to an analysis by The Hill.
Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that the Republican House may have no choice but to deny the government funding for 2015 if President Barack Obama goes ahead with plans to legalize millions of illegal immigrants.
None of the nationally recognized political prognosticators expect a landslide election in either the House or Senate, though the GOP is expected to do well in both chambers.
President Barack Obama is "going around democracy" with his continued use of executive actions, says Sen. Rand Paul.
The last government shutdown, almost a year ago, was no fun for anyone. Republicans in the House and Senate demanded that legislation to fund the government simultaneously defund Obamacare; Democrats refused to go along.
McKeon, R-Calif., chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is calling for the president to consult Congress on the U.S. response to jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOP during a brief news conference on July 31, 2014.
House Speaker John Boehner is the most unpopular leader in Congress , followed close behind by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , according to a new poll of likely voters.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 03:01 am
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