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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Boehner Turns to Taylor Swift to Pan Obama’s School Plan

Speaker John A. Boehner's office used an animated GIF of Taylor Swift to explain why President Obama's plan to offer free community college tuition for millions of your people was misguided.

Kerry to Paris: You’ve Got a Friend

Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Paris, ready to give the country a "big hug" after the White House admitted it should have sent a higher-ranking official to the unity rally following the terrorist attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo.

Obama a Policy Pathbreaker? De Blasio Was There First

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York has set a liberal standard that President Obama has yet to match.

Today in Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain is likely to press his case for government access to encrypted Internet conversations when he meets with President Obama on Friday.

Tough Love for Republicans From a Major Supporter

Americans for Prosperity may have spent big to help Republicans take control of Congress, but the group held a news conference Thursday to send a message to the party's members: Don’t go back to the profligate ways of the Bush era.

Kerry to Give Paris a ‘Big Hug’

Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that he planned to give Paris a “big hug” on Friday.

Mr. President, ‘vlogbrothers’ Has a Pressing Question

After his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama will sit down with three "social media celebrities" on YouTube for a live video interview from the White House.

On Tap in Hershey for G.O.P.: Budget, Health Care and Tony Blair

Lawmakers began Thursday morning with breakout sessions on the new Congress, the House leadership team holding one for their members, and the Senate leadership team hosting one for their conference.

Today in Politics

While Republicans are holding a high profile retreat in Pennsylvania, Senate Democrats, two months removed from their bruising midterm losses, have quietly hunkered down in Baltimore for two days to lick their wounds.

Approval Update: Obama Up, G.O.P. Down

Americans appear to be gaining confidence in President Obama as he enters his seventh year on the job.

Slipping Into Something a Little More Political

After meeting (in full suit) with state lawmakers at a diner in Manchester, N.H., on Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky made a pro-Second Amendment fashion statement for a gun-rights rally at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club...

Ted Cruz Sends a Message That He’s No Enemy of Science

Senator Ted Cruz wants everyone, especially his fellow Texans, to know that he supports NASA's contributions to science and discovery, and that they should not fear his appointment to lead the subcommittee that oversees the space agency.

Today in Politics

Republicans will seek to land the first blow in their immigration fight with President Obama.

Country Club Bartender Accused of Trying to Poison Boehner’s Drinks

An Ohio bartender faces charges that he tried to kill Speaker John A. Boehner by poisoning his drinks.

Christie to Announce PAC as Republicans Eye Donors

Gov. Chris Christie is preparing to take his first concrete step toward a presidential campaign by setting up a PAC as early as this month that could help finance travel and provide a fund-raising vehicle for would-be donors, according to three supporters involved in the discussions.

At Scalise Event, Protesters Outnumber Reporters. Barely.

Despite some build-up by civil rights groups, just 11 protesters lined the sidewalk outside the Capitol Hill Club at an event for Representative Steve Scalise, under fire for appearing in front of white supremacists more than a decade ago.

First Draft Focus: A Security Visit From the President

President Obama visited the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, a day after hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State took over the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the United States Central Command.

Christie Delivers State of the State

Gov. Chris Christie used his annual address to state lawmakers to highlight themes he may press if he runs in 2016.

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