Political

(Detroit, MI) -- General Motors CEO Mary Barra is scheduled to appear in front of Congress again. Barra is slated to appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's oversight panel on June 18th. Officials say she will face further questioning regarding how the automaker...
(Worcester, MA) -- President Obama is continuing his push to reform the nation's education system. While giving the commencement address at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts Wednesday, Obama called for the redesign of American high schools and more high-speed...
(Undated) -- Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates his 90th birthday today. The Bush family will observe the occasion at Kennebunkport in Maine. The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas, is inviting visitors to mark the occasion by wearing...
(Undated) -- Polarized politics aren't just for Capitol Hill. A new poll shows the share of Americans on the far right and left of the political spectrum is the highest in 20 years, and the moderate middle is shrinking. The Pew Research Center survey out today finds 12-percent...
(Undated) -- No one will be punished after the White House inadvertently released the identity of the CIA station chief in Afghanistan's capital. The intelligence officer's name and title were included on a list of officials distributed to thousands of reporters ahead of...
(Palo Alto, CA) -- The Republican Party is reeling from the shocking defeat dealt to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary in Virginia. Hoover Institution Research Fellow Bill Whalen says Cantor's loss is historic. Whalen says he didn't see the Cantor defeat...
(Washington, DC) -- The Senate is moving with unusual speed to reform the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs. Senators easily approved a bipartisan measure to address growing concerns about systemic scheduling problems at the VA. Arizona Republican John McCain called it an...
(Washington, DC) -- Eric Cantor will step down from his post as House Majority Leader at the end of July. The Virginia Republican was stunned in a primary loss this week and will be out of Congress at year's end. In a Capitol briefing, Cantor thanked his colleagues and...
(Washington, DC) -- The Senate is moving with unusual speed to reform the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs. Senators easily approved a bipartisan measure today to address growing concerns about systemic scheduling problems at the VA. The bill by Arizona Republican John...