McCONNELL: OBAMACARE TOP 2014 ISSUE - For all of the past week's headlines on Benghazi, the IRS and Justice Department, there's still one issue that will top them all in the 2014 midterm elections, according to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's crystal ball.
The Associated Press' president and chief executive says the government's secret seizure of two months of reporters' phone records has already had a chilling effect on newsgathering, a week after the subpoenas were revealed publicly.
At the end of a truly dismal week in his presidency, President Obama remains lucky in one crucial category: his opposition.
Lamar Alexander has an inventive way of fending off potential primary foes, one that could be a model for GOP incumbents running in 2014.
While the Internal Revenue Service maintains it was not focusing on conservative groups out of political bias, Sen.
Beset by scandal at home and abroad, Obama's only luck has been in his opponents' tin ear for the public mood President Barack Obama defends his administration's actions in the wake of the attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
On Sunday, Sen. Mitch McConnell took to Meet the Press to respond to the IRS scandal that has been dominating the news cycle recently.
On the cold open of Saturday's broadcast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Kenan Thompson impersonated of MSNBC "Politics Nation" host Al Sharpton, in a clip that also parodied Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank.
House Democrats left Washington on Friday insisting they're not worried about political fallout after one of the most difficult weeks the Obama administration has endured.
The Internal Revenue Service official charged with overseeing tax-exempt organizations when conservative groups were targeted for extra scrutiny now runs the agency's office responsible for implementing Obamacare.
Former Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Bill Garmer said Friday he is considering running for the U.S. Senate next year if Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes declines to enter the race against Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell.
As the GOP-controlled House of Representatives prepares again to vote this week on a repeal of the 2010 health law, some key Republican senators have seized on recent news developments to show their ire.
Deciding how America will nourish itself and sustain its farms would seem a top policy priority - yet as the US Farm Bill demonstrates, sustainably grown, healthy food and livable incomes for farmers and workers remain an afterthought in a process controlled almost entirely by agribusiness and a handful of farm-state legislators.
The Sunday morning talk shows will find a lot to talk about in the Washington controversies over the IRS , the Department of Justice and the Benghazi attack.
May 17 - Today Greenpeace placed a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader reminding Senator McConnell that "Free Speech Isn't Just for People You Agree With." The Kentucky Senator has stated he is "deeply disturbed" by the recent allegedly politically motivated audits of tea party groups by the IRS, though he was notably silent during similar ... (more)