Mitt Romney, in his first TV interview since he lost November’s election, said a failure to connect with minority voters doomed his bid for the White House.
Top fundraisers and finance officials in President Obama’s re-election campaign are now up for ambassadorial postings, a practice that was also common among his predecessors.
Capital Journal: The most likely path is from the bottom up, from rank-and-file Democrats and Republicans in Congress who begin to drive the process toward a deficit-reduction deal.
Mark Sanford, who turned the phrase “hiking the Appalachian Trail” into a euphemism for an affair, is one of 18 candidates vying for a Congressional seat in an upcoming special election.
Three weeks before President Obama travels to Israel, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought in a speech at the Aipac conference to smooth over any friction between the two allies.
The White House says North Korea’s government should be focused on the well-being of its citizens, not on “celebrity sporting events” to entertain the country’s elite.
Republicans controlling the House are moving to give the Pentagon more money for military readiness. They also want to largely exempt agencies like the FBI and the Border Patrol as well as Western firefighting efforts from the effects of across-the-board spending cuts that are just starting to take effect.