Political

(Washington, DC) -- Shaun Donovan is the new White House budget chief. The Senate today easily confirmed Donovan as director of the Office of Management and Budget. Donovan has spent the past five-plus years as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
(Washington, DC) -- House Speaker John Boehner is repeating a call to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border. In a Capitol briefing today, Boehner said the troops can help deal with the humanitarian crisis at the southwest border as tens of thousands of...
(Undated) -- President Obama will talk about the economy in Austin, Texas today. The Austin speech wraps up two days of fundraising in Texas and Colorado. Obama also spent time yesterday in a private meeting, discussing the southwest border crisis with Texas Governor Rick Perry...
(Undated) -- Congressional Republicans say a former IRS official might have hidden her internal communications. The lawmakers say Lois Lerner used an internal instant messaging system instead of email so investigators couldn't retrieve her communications with other tax agency...
(Dallas, TX) -- President Obama says most of the unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southwest border will not stay in the U.S. Obama's comments came after a roundtable discussion with Texas Governor Rick Perry and other state and local leaders about the influx of...
(Undated) -- Republicans on a House committee want to know what the CDC learned about last month's anthrax scare. Leading Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee said Wednesday they want the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide documents on the...
(Undated) -- The Republican Governors Association is raising a lot of money. The group headed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie raised more than 26 and-a-half million dollars in the second quarter of this year. The organization aims to elect Republicans in this year's three-...
(Undated) -- Texas Senator Ted Cruz says the humanitarian crisis at the border is caused by President Obama. Senator Cruz blamed the current crisis on the President, saying Obama has encouraged the flood of undocumented migrants through his policies. Cruz also criticized Obama...
(Undated) -- Most Americans are pressing the mute button on Sarah Palin. A new "NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg" poll shows that 54-percent of voters say they've heard enough from the former Alaska governor and would prefer that she be less outspoken in political debates...