Congressional Republicans and Democrats are haggling over legislation that would extend unemployment benefits and the payroll tax cut past Dec. 31. Republicans passed a bill Tuesday night, but Democrats say all of the bill's extra inclusions, as well as its funding, make it impossible to endorse.
Late Wednesday, American and Canadian officials rolled out a broad, new plan to tighten cooperation on border movements and make it easier for people and companies on both sides of the border to do business in and visit the other.
In a recent speech, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged the Israelis to restart the stalled Palestinian peace process and engage proactively with its neighbors. The country has become increasingly isolated, diplomatically, in its region.
President Barack Obama went to Kansas on Tuesday to the place where President Theodore Roosevelt delivered one of his most famous speeches. From there, he talked about the endangering of the middle class and how the wealthiest Americans pay fewer taxes than before.
Over the weekend, Herman Cain suspended his campaign and hinted that he would issue an endorsement soon. Most Cain supporters seem to be migrating to Newt Gingrich. Could a Gingrich victory ultimately be a win for Barack Obama?
With the Hispanic population of Arizona really growing, President Barack Obama is making a play to take the state out of the Republican column and put it in his own. At least two people are saying it's doable, and there's some precedent for that as well.
It should come as no surprise that Democrats and Republicans are disagreeing. President Barack Obama has a proposal on the table to extend the existing cuts and expanded to employers, and Democrats are coming around to the idea. But they disagree vehemently over how to pay for it.
The political season so far has been dominated my debates and free video ads aired on YouTube. But many of those YouTube videos contain out-of-context statements or outright inaccuracies that are going unchallenged.
Newt Gingrich, newly minted as the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination shined and surprised in the debate Tuesday night. But other candidates and topics also led to surprises.
Congressional leaders have once again found an area where they can agree: french fries and pizza should still be considered vegetables on school lunch menus.