Political

(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner admits there have been some "stumbles" in the first weeks of the new Congress. Boehner was pressed about the fact that House Republican leaders have pulled two controversial bills from the floor in the past week. One involved an...
(Undated) -- President Obama is heading back to Washington after his trek to India and Saudi Arabia. The President made a stop in Saudi Arabia today to pay his respects after the death of King Abdullah. The trip included a visit with Abdullah's brother and successor, King Salman...
(Washington, DC) -- An invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is keeping Republican House Speaker John Boehner on the defensive. Boehner told a Capitol briefing today that the House is an "equal branch of government" and has a right to extend such invitations to...
(Washington, DC) --- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is out of surgery. The Nevada Democrat was in surgery for three-and-a-half hours Monday to reconstruct bones around his eye. Reid broke orbital bones in his face in early January when the exercise band he was using snapped...
(Undated) -- President Obama is in Riyadh to visit the new Saudi King Salman after the death of King Abdullah. The delegation accompanying the President consists of Secretary of State John Kerry and several foreign policy experts, including Republican Senator John McCain and...
(Undated) -- President Obama is pledging four-billion dollars in investments and loans to India, as he presses the country on religious rights. Obama reminded an audience of mostly young people at a town hall meeting today that India's constitution says all people have the right...
(Undated) -- President Obama is pressing India on religious rights, even as he pledged four-billion dollars in investments and loans. Obama reminded an audience of mostly young people at a town hall meeting today that India's constitution says all people have the right to freely...
(Washington, DC) -- Two billionaire brothers are getting ready to spend 889-million dollars in preparation for the 2016 presidential election. "USA Today" says top officials in the Koch brothers' political organization released the budget Monday. The enormous sum will fund the...
(Richmond, VA) -- Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says he's grateful he will not have to go to prison immediately. The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has agreed to hear an appeal of McDonnell's corruption convictions on May 12th. State Senator John Watkins says it's...