Political

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department isn't saying if there are any connections between the deadly terror attack in Paris and Wednesday's car bombing that killed 35 people in Yemen. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Thursday that she was aware some were making...
(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner says the House will take action soon to combat President Obama's recent executive actions on immigration. Boehner told a Capitol briefing that the President's actions are an affront to the rule of law. He called it a gravely...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- President Obama is cheering the recovery of the housing sector. Speaking at a high school in Phoenix, the President said the U.S. is on the comeback trail following the deep recession. He stressed that the housing recovery is an important part of the overall...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill authorizing the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline is headed to the full Senate after being cleared by the Energy Committee. The pipeline would pump oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski said the world is...
(Washington, DC) -- Veteran Senator Barbara Boxer will not seek re-election in 2016. The California Democrat is a former chairwoman of the Senate Environment Committee. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called Boxer's departure a great loss. Pelosi said Boxer is an unselfish...
(New York, NY) -- The head of the NYPD Detectives Union thinks former President Bill Clinton should help resolve tensions between City Hall and the police in New York. The "New York Post" reports that Mike Palladino is eying the former president to act as a mediator between the...
(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner says the House will take action soon to combat President Obama's recent executive actions on immigration. Boehner told a Capitol briefing that the President's actions are an affront to the rule of law. He called it a gravely...
(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner claims the House is poised to pass "common sense jobs bills" and expects bipartisan support. In a Capitol briefing, Boehner criticized President Obama for threatening to veto a Republican bill authorizing construction of the...
(Washington, DC) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says the new Republican majority in Congress is offering a bunch of "leftover stew." In a Capitol news briefing, Pelosi said Republicans aim to give more tax breaks to the wealthy and more "giveaways" to Wall Street...