President Obama’s job approval rating hits a record low this week, as a majority of Americans say his administration has mostly failed at growing the economy, creating jobs, improving health care and the country’s image.
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it will let people keep health insurance plans that would otherwise be out of compliance with ObamaCare for another two years, in the latest major delay for the health care law.
The Department of Homeland Security officially confirmed Wednesday that a German home-schooling family that had faced deportation following the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear their appeal will be allowed to stay in the U.S.
A Republican congressman introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the Department of Energy to expedite and approve exports of natural gas to Ukraine and other nations, in a bid to loosen Russia's control over energy supply in the region amid the crisis in Ukraine.
Several prominent Republicans are claiming "told ya so" in the wake of Vladimir Putin's invasion of Crimea, after having predicted such aggression and tensions years ago, only to be mocked by the media at the time.
The political crisis in Crimea comes at a touchy time in the joint Russia-U.S. space program. Two cosmonauts, one of them from Crimea, and an American astronaut are scheduled to touch down on Russian soil on March 10 after months aboard the International Space Station.
Senate Democrats failed to muster enough support to push a controversial Justice Department nominee past a key test vote on Wednesday, leaving the nomination stalled amid bipartisan concerns about his past work on behalf of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
His poll numbers are rising, with a Purple Strategies survey showing him leading all other Republican contenders in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. (Of course he’s been out of the arena for over a year and isn’t running, but it shows that his stock is up.)