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As House Republicans struggled Thursday to rally behind legislation to address the influx of illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, Sen. Ted Cruz , a tea party favorite who has close ties to House conservatives, dismissed talk that he was partly responsible for the GOP's stumble.
Carol Costello badgered Congressman Matt Salmon on Thursday's CNN Newsroom over Congress choosing to go into recess instead of dealing with issues like illegal immigration: " Congress is again the butt of jokes on late-night TV.
A powerful series exposing a coal industry conspiracy that schemed to deny even meager benefits to miners suffering black lung disease has won the prestigious Heywood Broun Award, presented annually by The Newspaper Guild-CWA.
The shockwaves continue from the New York Times ' bold call to end the national prohibition on marijuana this week.
Ruby, a Beagle Chihuahua mix is run on the treadmill as Sofie, a Weimaraner, looks on.
We thoroughly enjoyed this week's interview by VICE staff writer Matt Taylor with Ruben Castaneda , the Washington Post alum who once upon a time covered the crack beat while also, himself, regularly getting high on crack.
Egypt, Fatah, the Saudis and some of the Gulf Arabs publicly condemned the Israeli invasion but all privately cheered it on in the hope that it could destroy the Islamist terror group that they all see as a threat to them as well.
They like two things: Tolling is a widely used method of managing traffic . And it's also a way of paying for megaprojects, either by adding more revenue for the government to spend on highway improvements or by creating an incentive for private companies to do the work for the government in exchange for the toll money.
Trish Cunninghams daughter, Morgan, leaves flowerson Sept. 28, 2013,at the location where her mother was killed.
An Iranian-American man detained along with three journalists in Iran last week has been released, a source close to one of those being held said on Wednesday.
What's with all the Democratic Senate candidates being caught displaying a condescending, insulting contempt for voters? The latest embarrassing incident involves Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who suffered the indignity of having her 144-page campaign plan leaked .
The Washington Post has deeply and lovingly covered the corruption scandal around former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, and couldn't contain its excitement over the trial.
According to reports in the Washington Post, the violation of the treaty was detected a few years ago.
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki on Tuesday decried the deaths of children killed in a Gaza playground on Monday, without noting that the Israeli military almost 24 hours earlier had attributed their deaths to an errant rocket fired by terrorists.
Like many on the right, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer is politically opposed to impeaching President Barack Obama.
Being a successful modern president of the United States is impossible, according to Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post .
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:26 am
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