Utah, check. That means one more state to go for President Barack Obama to become the fourth president to hit all 50 states, according to the White House Historical Association. Continue reading
After securing a surprisingly broad and detailed framework for a nuclear agreement with Iran, President Barack Obama must now subject his signature foreign policy pursuit to the gauntlet of partisan American politics. Continue reading
After the uproar over Indiana’s Religious Freedom act, lawmakers in that state and Arkansas worked to revise or create new legislation to prove the laws do not allow discrimination. Gwen Ifill talks to Pastor Tim Overton of Halteman Village Baptist Church, Micheline Maynard of Arizona State University and Ron Brownstein of National Journal about the crossroads of business, religion and politics. Continue reading
The federal indictment against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez turns in part on prosecutors’ ability to show that the lavish gifts and political favors at the center of the case amount to outright bribery rather than reflections of a decades-long friendship between the lawmaker and the donor.
Democrats are turning to some proven election losers as they aim to retake control of the Senate in 2016.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as a “historic” agreement and warned Congress Thursday against taking action that could upend work toward a final deal. Continue reading
NEWARK, N.J. — A defiant U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez declared that he’s “not going anywhere” after being charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.
Republican leaders in the Indiana legislature announced today a proposal aiming to clarify the state’s controversial religious freedom law, which has come under fire under the belief that the new rules would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers under the protection of religious belief.
Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., was indicted late Wednesday by the Justice Department on federal bribery charges. Gwen Ifill talks to Matt Apuzzo of The New York Times about the allegations that Menendez turned his Capitol Hill office into a criminal enterprise. Continue reading
Sen. Bob Menendez has been charged with using his office to improperly benefit a Florida eye doctor and political donor. Continue reading