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I wasnt surprised to get an email recently from a regional Democratic National Committee press secretary seeking to tarnish the credentials of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee unveiled its final wave of Jumpstart candidates for the 2014 cycle on Thursday, giving the seal of approval to one final set of recruits before the election year begins.
House Democrats bucked their leaders Wednesday to join Republicans in voting for a contentious suspension bill that would authorize taking $12.5 million from political conventions and giving it to pediatric medical research.
The U.S. government lobotomized roughly 2,000 mentally ill veteransand likely hundreds moreduring and after World War II, according to a cache of forgotten memos, letters and government reports unearthed by The Wall Street Journal. Besieged by psychologically damaged troops returning from the battlefields of North Africa, Europe and the Pacific, the Veterans Administration performed the brain-altering operation on former servicemen it diagnosed as depressives, psychotics and schizophrenics, and occasionally on people identified as homosexuals.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attended a fundraiser Wednesday evening for Rep. John F. Tierney, D-Mass., according to an invitation obtained by CQ Roll Call.
Updated 5:12 p.m. | Former game show host Bob Barker will endorse GOP lobbyist David Jolly in a television ad on Thursday that will air during a special episode of The Price is Right.
This column typically functions by having you, my devoted readers, send me out in search of that which your taste buds simply cant live without, but today Im taking the initiative.
There wasnt much of evidence of a major revolt against the budget deal brewing among House Republicans Wednesday morning, despite some opposition from those in the partys right wing to an increase in fees on air travel and letting up even a little on the sequester spending cuts.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew failed to convince senators not to pursue a new round of sanctions against Iran at a closed briefing Wednesday although any floor action would likely be delayed until January.
Its been a whirlwind year for Sen. Ted Cruz, and while he didnt finish first as Times Person of the Year in 2013, the magazines editors thought enough of the tea party favorite to compile the highlights in a video.
Its a good cycle to be a congressional hopeful in North Carolina but that doesnt mean there wont be more prime opportunities soon.
A. Scott Bergs Wilson, a biography of the 28th president, covers what everybody knows about Woodrow Wilson: He was an academic wunderkind, educational and political reformer, governor, president, statesman, visionary. Berg also includes whats less well-known: probable racist.
The latest employment numbers show a job market that is still in slow recovery, but one underlying trend suggests the economy may have finally turned a corner, raising hopes for broader improvement in 2014.
Gary Lytle is the kind of lobbyist whose informal references include a bipartisan duo of former members of Congress.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has been promised a vote on her bill to remove the prosecution of violent crime in the military from the chain of command, but when that vote will happen remains unclear.
Reuters reports that the Obama administration is nowhere near deciding to pull out all troops from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday, despite mounting frustration President Hamid Karzai has not signed a security deal allowing the military to remain there after next year.
The longtime executive director of the conservative Republican Study Committee has been asked to resign by first-term Chairman Steve Scalise, R-La.
State Sen. Katherine M. Clark, a Democrat, seized victory Tuesday in the special election for Massachusetts 5th District.
For the Washington fantasists who like speculating about what might have happened in policy and politics if only, one of the most interesting questions at the moment is this: How would the administration be faring now if only Tom Daschle had properly paid his taxes.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is taking another whack at Obamacare and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this time challenging the Nevada Democrat to disclose how he decided to exempt staffers from the exchange and whether those staffers helped draft the law.