Romney’s exit comes after several of his former major donors and a veteran staffer in the early voting state of Iowa defected to support former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, faces Senate questioners Wednesday as she seeks to become the first black woman to hold the nation’s top law enforcement job.
Republicans tried to woo voters and donors at two major conservative events in Iowa and California over the weekend. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post join Judy Woodruff to discuss why so many are trying to get an early start on the 2016 presidential race. Continue reading
The bill bars the use of federal money for abortions or for insurance plans that cover abortions. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law. Continue reading
President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class. Continue reading
HERSHEY, Pa. — Not exactly brimming with confidence, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s going to try to push a House-passed bill to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration policies through the Senate. Continue reading
Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, won his bid to be Speaker of the House for two more years, but 25 of his fellow Republicans, more than expected, voted against him.