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Republican Hypocrisy on Trump’s Nominees

Republican Hypocrisy on Trump’s Nominees

The Constitution and American tradition provide lots of ways for a president to exercise executive power. The president can, for example, create an agenda and propose legislation to Congress to carry it out; appoint cabinet members, with the Senate providing its...
Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

Obama strikes upbeat tone after a gloomy election

Washington, AP—For anyone expecting post-election contrition at the White House or vows to change course after disastrous mid-term elections for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message: Think again. A day after Democrats lost control of the Senate and...
US default looming, no solution in sight

US default looming, no solution in sight

Washington, Associated Press—The United States moved closer to a default that could damage the economy and a partial government shutdown entered its 14th day as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds in their last-ditch negotiations to end the...