Politics

  1. Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch
    Andrew Romano

    Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch

  2. In wake of Ferguson grand jury decision, the investigations go on
    Holly Bailey

    In wake of Ferguson grand jury decision, the investigations go on

  3. Top contenders to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary
    Olivier Knox

    Top contenders to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary

  4. Boehner: I'm ready to 'reappoint' members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress
    Meredith Shiner

    Boehner: I'm ready to 'reappoint' members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress

  5. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign
    Olivier Knox

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign

  6. White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks
    Olivier Knox

    White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks

  7. Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1
    Olivier Knox

    Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1

  8. How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016
    Andrew Romano

    How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016

  9. Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes
    Meredith Shiner

    Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes

  10. Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation
    Olivier Knox

    Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation

  • Obama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance

    By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. At least four hecklers, all of…

    Reuters
  • In blow to tax negotiators, Obama threatens veto

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to veto a deal still under negotiation in Congress that would make several expiring business tax breaks permanent. The warning marks a major setback to House and Senate negotiators who were trying to reach a deal on so-called "tax…

    Reuters
  • Top Democrat says Obama focus on healthcare in 2009 was mistake

    By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats made a major political blunder in 2009 when they chose to focus on healthcare reform instead of concentrating on fixing the economy. Charles Schumer, the No. 3…

    Reuters
  • Democrats vow to thwart emerging Republican budget plan

    By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress on Tuesday vowed to reject an emerging Republican effort to split immigration-related funding from a full-year government spending bill that avoids a government shutdown. The plan, being pushed by some conservative Republicans including…

    Reuters
  • Videos show nationwide protests over Ferguson decision Monday night

    Witnesses shot many videos of the protests that erupted across the country Monday night after a grand jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.

    Yahoo News
  • Chuck Hagel’s resignation: strategic pivot or sacrificial lamb?

    President Barack Obama’s acceptance yesterday of the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left little doubt that the administration wants to turn a page on a foreign and national security policy mired in crisis and controversy. Less clear is the internal role that Hagel played in crises…

    Yahoo News
  • Coffee with a stranger?

    Who knew sharing a cup of coffee with a stranger would be this uplifting? Tell us your one ingredient for success.

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  • Boehner: I'm ready to 'reappoint' members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress

    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday evening announced that he is reappointing Republican Trey Gowdy of South Carolina to head the Select Committee on Benghazi next Congress. The problem, however, is that by doing so, Boehner named a chairman to a panel that does not yet exist.…

    Yahoo News
  • How Chuck Hagel's Resignation Might Affect ISIS Fight

    Chuck Hagel’s departure as Defense Secretary will probably have a minimal impact on the administration’s three part strategy to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria that is expected to take years. Hagel had raised questions about the strategy’s lack of focus on the Syrian regime of Bashar al Assad, but not…

    ABC News
  • John McCain 'Strongly Encouraging' Lindsey Graham To Consider 2016 Run

    Sen. John McCain is prodding one of his closest allies in the Senate to consider a run for the White House – Sen. Lindsey Graham.“I think he is looking at it, and I am strongly encouraging him to take a look at it,” McCain, R-Ariz., told ABC News. “I know of no one who is better versed and more…

    ABC News
  • Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2014. There are 35 days left in the year.

    Associated Press
  • Tough to make a case against police in shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of bringing criminal charges against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar outcome for a federal civil rights probe of the case.

    Associated Press
  • AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.

    Associated Press
  • Holder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

    Associated Press
  • Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

    CHICAGO (AP) — Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."

    Associated Press
  • Pro-McConnell nonprofit hit with IRS complaint

    A watchdog organization wants the IRS to investigate a nonprofit that spent millions backing Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Court case pushed by think tank could leave uninsured out in the cold

    Supreme Court case backed by think tank hinges on single sentence in Affordable Care Act.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Governors and oil industry work hand in hand in offshore drilling group

    Lobbying firm, advocacy organization did much of the work.

    Center for Public Integrity