House Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Seek Re-ElectionPaul Ryan joins a growing list of Republican House members who are stepping away from Congress. More than 30 Republicans in the House and Senate have announced that they plan to leave Congress by the beginning of 2019.
Republicans Push Final Version Of Tax Bill, But Holdouts RemainA pair of GOP senators are balking, because the bill only hikes the child tax credit by $100—a big backtrack from the Senate's previous bill.
President Trump Blames Democrats For GOP Failure To Replace ObamacareMr. Trump and Ryan already pushed to blaming Democrats, with Mr. Trump saying “we had no Democrat support” and Ryan saying that “moving from opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains.”
Obama, California Democrats Call For Tighter Gun Laws After San Bernardino Mass ShootingAfter news spread on Wednesday of the San Bernardino mass shooting that killed 14 and injured 17, some politicians responded with calls to tighten gun control measures.
Opinion: Over The CliffAt midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-HandObama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day
Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable ActionsBy now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.
Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress VoteEarly vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Push Back On Opponent's False AccusationsWith the CBS Local Presidential Forum coming to a close Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take their chance to set the record straight, pointing out the false accusations their opponent has leveled and giving their response.
Opinion: Crowley's Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A JournalistThere were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.
Opinion: Paul Ryan's Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget MathIf you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan's drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.
Opinion: In Tonight's Debate Mitt Romney's Lies Will Catch Up With HimRomney so misrepresented his record in Denver that it will be hard for the former Massachusetts Governor to walk it back tonight because Romney will be lying about his record to a room full of voters.
Opinion: Romney Will Win The Second Debate TooMuch like the first debate, GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney will win the second debate as well but on a much smaller scale. The reasons for the second win in a row will be quite different on the surface but will be much the same beneath the surface.
Opinion: Joe Biden Schooled Paul Ryan With Facts And SubstanceMitt Romney's apprentice salesman stepped on the stage last night and delivered his talking points, but little more. Throughout the night, Joe Biden delivered lesson after lesson to the ambitious young Congressman from Wisconsin.