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Even By ‘Do-Nothing’ Standards, This Congress Is Useless

Even By ‘Do-Nothing’ Standards, This Congress Is Useless

On Friday, the House of Representatives will join the Senate on recess, leaving the 113th Congress on pace to be one of the most ineffective in history. Its reputation for inactio ...

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Poll Roundup: Kentucky Senate Race Remains Close Ahead Of Fancy Farm

Poll Roundup: Kentucky Senate Race Remains Close Ahead Of Fancy Farm

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, ...

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers Statement From The White House

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers Statement From The White House

At 2:35pm, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver a statement from the White House press briefing room. Live video of the president's remarks will be available below: JOIN THE L ...

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Bill Clinton On Sept. 10, 2001: ‘I Could Have Killed’ Osama bin Laden

Bill Clinton On Sept. 10, 2001: ‘I Could Have Killed’ Osama bin Laden

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Former President Bill Clinton told an audience in Australia that he could have had terrorist leader Osama bin Laden killed, but chose not to, ...

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Obamacare Is Less Popular Than Ever, But Americans Still Oppose Repeal

Obamacare Is Less Popular Than Ever, But Americans Still Oppose Repeal

Americans have an increasingly negative view of Obamacare, but they still strongly oppose Republican efforts to repeal it, according to the latest tracking poll from the Henry J. ...

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Gaza: United States Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Hamas Ceasefire Breach

Gaza: United States Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Hamas Ceasefire Breach

Washington (AFP) -- The United States blamed Hamas for the breakdown of a ceasefire with Israeli forces Friday, accusing the Palestinian militant group of launching a "barbaric" a ...

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There’s More Than Meets The Eye In California’s Water Usage Data

There’s More Than Meets The Eye In California’s Water Usage Data

By Hector Becerra, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- When state regulators tried to tally water use across California in June, they didn't exactly get a flood of cooperation. Of th ...

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Congress OKs Highway Funding Fix At Last Minute, But Problem Isn’t Solved

Congress OKs Highway Funding Fix At Last Minute, But Problem Isn’t Solved

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Hours before the federal government was set to reduce payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress approved ...

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Senate Sends $16.3 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill To Obama

Senate Sends $16.3 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill To Obama

By Rebecca Bratek, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Nearly four months after Veterans Affairs employees were exposed for allegedly falsifying records to cover up long wait ...

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Christie Cultivating Ties On New Hampshire Trips, Observers say

Christie Cultivating Ties On New Hampshire Trips, Observers say

By Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Republicans have a chance to win the New Hampshire governor's office, a marked ...

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