Political

(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...
(Washington, DC) -- Several Republican U.S. senators say President Obama must make time to visit the southern border today. Ted Cruz of Texas says he's astounded the President won't do so. Obama has invited Texas Governor Rick Perry to meet with him today at an immigration...
(Washington, DC) -- San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be changing jobs. The Senate easily confirmed Castro as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development today. The vote was 71-26. Castro will replace Shaun Donovan, who is moving to the White House to run the...
(Denver, CO) -- President Obama claims things are continuing to get better, despite dysfunction in the nation's capital. Speaking in Denver Wednesday, Obama said the U.S. economy has come back faster and stronger than any other large country after the deep recession. The...
(Washington, DC) -- San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is going to be changing jobs. The Senate easily confirmed Castro as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today. Castro will replace Shaun Donovan, who is moving to the White House to run the Office...
(Washington, DC) -- San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be changing jobs. The Senate easily confirmed Castro as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development today. Castro will replace Shaun Donovan, who is moving to the White House to run the Office of...
(Washington, DC) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is supporting President Obama's request for nearly four-billion dollars to deal with the immigration crisis on the southern border. The Nevada Democrat tells the "Las Vegas Review-Journal" it's, quote, "something we have to...
(Washington, DC) -- Whistleblowers in the Veterans Affairs scandal are telling Congress about retaliation they faced for exposing problems in the VA. Dr. Katherine Mitchell blew the whistle on shoddy healthcare at the VA hospital in Phoenix and says some nurses retaliated...
(New Orleans, LA) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will be sentenced this morning for nearly two dozen corruption charges. Federal sentencing guidelines call for a minimum 20-year prison sentence. The 58-year-old Democrat was found guilty earlier this year on charges...