Ahead of another battle over sequestration, President Barack Obama is expected to unveil a proposal of spending cuts and reforms to tax policies today at 1:15.
President Obama and Vice President Biden unveil new proposals addressing gun violence. Watch live and Tweet your reactions along with us.
President Obama will host the final press conference of his first term today, weeks after a contentious debt ceiling negotiation.
Following a meeting with congressional leaders on the so-called fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama is expected to make a statement at 5:45 p.m.
The NRA gave its first press conference since the shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. on Friday. The group's Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for armed guards at all schools in the country.
President Obama speaks about the policy process the administration will pursue in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. Watch the remarks and read a transcript below.
Our most important reaction should be rationally taking steps that will stop these kinds of attacks in the short term, and better security in our schools should be the first step.
When Americans say "gun control," we mean "gun inconvenience." We mean "gun paperwork." We mean "filling out gun forms."
President Barack Obama delivered a statement about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday. Watch the video and read the remarks.
New York stands to take a $600 million hit in 2013 if Congress fails to avert automatic spending cuts slated for January, which would fall disproportionately on poor and middle-income New Yorkers, according to a new study.
Wishful thinking isn't going to diminish Grover's influence. But everyone getting off of their collective lazy bums come primary day certainly will.
A three-part investigation by our partner The New York Times may offer some unsettling news for both taxpayers and local officials who have assumed that providing attractive incentives to businesses would create jobs. Investigative reporter Louise Story explains her findings.
On Monday, Majority Leader John Boehner introduced a $2.2 trillion plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. President Obama and the Democrats are looking to cut $600 billion in spending, with $1.6 trillion in tax increases, primarily through increasing taxes on Americans earning more than $250,000 per year. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains the ...
Despite all the talk of minority voters and demographic segments, there are signs Republicans are losing the political middle.
I’m going to tell you why you should care: Ken Cuccinelli is about as moderate as a punch in the face. If he wins, which is very possible, any talk of the Republican Party moving back to the center will go by the wayside.
If the talks fail and we go off the cliff the million-dollar question becomes, "who will be blamed for the failure?"
Booker’s actual political accomplishments have been somewhat overrated, and a tough campaign against a successful incumbent like Christie could make that more apparent.
Why would he do it? Because the established political apparatus isn't serving its constituents. Because Booker could look forward in a way his rival refuses to.
Bad policy got us into this mess. No need for worse policy to get us out.