Political

(Washington, DC) -- Members of Congress face a short calendar and a full plate when they return from their long summer recess this week. Republicans and Democrats will try to reach agreement on a short-term spending plan to keep the government running past the midterm elections...
(Beckley, WV) -- Former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has some choice criticism for President Obama. Speaking at a weekend jobs rally in West Virginia Romney says he would have done better than Obama if elected President. Romney cited the nation's unemployment...
(Austin, TX) -- Governor Rick Perry is starting to brush up on policy for a possible presidential run. "The Dallas Morning News" reports Perry has been meeting almost weekly with advisers from President George W. Bush's administration and from Mitt Romney's presidential campaign...
(Fort Worth, TX) -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' memoir talks about two abortions she had for medical reasons. She writes in "Forgetting to Be Afraid," she had one abortion because the baby was fertilized outside the womb. The second abortion she had was...
(Washington, DC) -- President Barack Obama says Americans shouldn't be too concerned with the Ebola outbreak. Discussing the deadly disease on NBC's "Meet the Press," Obama says the disease isn't currently a big threat here in the U.S. because it's hard to transmit it easily...
(Undated) -- Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney insists he's not planning on running again. In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Romney said while he would make a better president than Hillary Clinton he still doesn't want to run. He also claimed he would make a better...
(Washington, DC) -- Politicians from both sides of the aisle seem to agree that ISIS continues to be a threat to American interests. On CNN's "State of the Union," GOP Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan said President Obama must acknowledge ISIS is a threat and commit...
(Brownsville, TX) -- President Obama's delay on immigration reform could be hurting him with Latino voters. California Democratic Representative Tony Cardenas spoke to CNN's "State of the Union" to give his opinion on immigration reform. Cardenas blames Congress for not having...
(Undated) -- A Republican Senate hopeful is getting the spotlight in his party's weekly address and using it to call for pulling back some environmental regulations. Dan Sullivan is running against Alaska's Democratic incumbent Mark Begich and called on Americans to elect...