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John Feehery: Republicans can win on immigration only if they come up with a superior alternative that the president is compelled to sign.
The incoming chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says chances for a tax overhaul will be hurt by a forthcoming immigration executive action by President Barack Obama.
Maine GOP Gov. Paul LePage reacted angrily, and with a personal note, to news that President Obama was soon to announce his plan to take executive action on immigration.
Community bankers are raising concerns about President Barack Obama’s pick for a senior U.S. Treasury post, the latest group to oppose the nomination of investment banker Antonio Weiss.
President Obama faces headwinds as he sets out to sell his executive action on immigration to the public, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds.
Drew Altman: A Supreme Court decision for the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell would ultimately deny federal subsidies for insurance premiums to approximately 13 million Americans in 2016.
Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong will provide the entertainment at next year's White House Correspondents Association dinner, the group announced Wednesday.
If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush chooses to run for president, the decision will affect the entire Republican field of candidates. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.
The Keystone XL Pipeline debate drama will be back in January, with the focus on the White House.
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The fundraising machinery in support of Hillary Clinton’s anticipated presidential bid is churning along, with multiple events in the coming weeks.
The capturing of Yemen's capital by a Shiite militia in September is stoking alarm in Arab capitals that Iran is using the conflict to widen its power in the Middle East.
With little change at the highest ranks of congressional leadership, House lawmakers jousted this year for a few top committee perches, many of which were announced Tuesday in the House.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) said she knew "in her heart" she had the votes to pass her Keystone XL bill in remarks on the floor Tuesday afternoon, but where the 60th supporter would come from remained a mystery as voting got under way later in the day.
Linda Killian: The first major congressional vote after the midterms, on the Keystone XL Pipeline, was primarily about political self-interest and big-money influence--things voters just said they hate about Congress.
Jim Manley: CBO Director Doug Elmendorf's economic views are too mainstream for those conservatives pining for the days of supply-side economics.
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's support for Common Core national academic standards will be center stage this week as he hosts his educational think tank's annual conference.
Senate Democratic leaders are not “whipping” for or against votes on the Senate’s measure to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, leaving most of the arm-twisting to Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.), who is betting her political career on passage of this bill, as she faces a tough runoff election in December.
If Congress passes a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, President Barack Obama may invoke a rarely used power: his veto.
Michael Singh: In waiving sanctions that are related to Iran's nuclear program, the U.S. president would also blunt his most effective tools for countering Iran's other illicit activities.