5:00 PM Mar 13, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Republicans were rejoicing Wednesday over their surprising Florida congressional victory the night before, a triumph that they said proved that opposition to the health care law would be a powerful political weapon this year.
12:00 PM Jan 17, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve a $1.1 trillion federal spending plan, a peaceful and bipartisan truce after years of bitter feuding over the government's role and reach.
9:00 PM Jan 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Congress' spending plan for the federal government touches almost every facet of American life, as it tackles big priorities such as health care, education and combating terrorism as well as smaller concerns such as the future of light bulbs.
5:00 PM Dec 31, 2013
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie chats with patrons at Peterpank Diner in South Amboy, New Jersey, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Watch out for the governors as the 2016 presidential race starts to sizzle.
9:00 PM Dec 24, 2013
WASHINGTON (MCT) – A three-month extension of emergency unemployment benefits is gaining momentum.
12:00 PM Dec 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The American public is unusually pessimistic about the direction of the country and increasingly fed up with Washington gridlock, a sour mood reflected in the worst disapproval ratings for President Barack Obama since he took office nearly five years ago.