Apr 16, 2014 6:10pm

Obama and Cantor Clash on Immigration Overhaul

Well, that didn’t go well. President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor today to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is happening. “The president called me hours after… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 5:46pm

Obama Counsels Students on Options to a 4-Year Degree

It would be a cultural shift, but the Obama administration is hoping to change the perception of two- and four-year universities and what is needed for success. Through two new skills-training programs, utilizing grant money announced in 2010, the administration is encouraging a competition to… Read More »

By Alina Kleineidam

Apr 16, 2014 5:04pm

Michele Bachmann’s 5 Pieces of Advice To Young Conservatives

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., the conservative firebrand and former presidential candidate, gave the keynote address today at Liberty University’s weekly Convocation. It was Bachmann’s third time speaking at Liberty, the world’s largest private Christian college and home to over 100,000 students. In her speech, the… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 4:34pm

Lawyers Who Cleared Christie Donated to RGA Before Report Released

The law firm that wrote the Chris Christie-sponsored report clearing the governor of any wrongdoing in the New Jersey bridge scandal made a sizable donation to the Republican Governors Association, which Christie heads, days before the report’s release. The law firm of Gibson Dunn &… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 4:32pm

Can $50 Million Buy Michael Bloomberg Gun Control?

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has invested millions of his own fortune into the push for stricter gun laws. Now he’s upping the ante by pledging up to $50 million this year alone to a newly formed gun control organization that hopes to… Read More »

By Erin Dooley

Apr 16, 2014 3:33pm

VP (and His Aviators) Now on Instagram

Just a week after dusting off his old Twitter account, our newly social media-savvy vice president joined Instagram. And his first post is awesome. Joe Biden’s staff shared a photo of the VP’s iconic Ray-Ban aviators, with a blurry Biden in the background: According to… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 16, 2014 1:31pm

Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break

ABC’s Alexander Mallin, Erin Dooley and Ryan Struyk report: Congress’ annual two-week Spring vacation from the nation’s capital is well underway, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild (and in some cases, mild) experiences via social media. What… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 9:13am

Obama, Biden Go To College

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA ON THE ROAD: This afternoon President Obama departs for Pittsburgh, Pa. where he will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden and spend the day highlighting two job skills training initiatives: A grant competition to encourage courses developed by industry… Read More »

Apr 16, 2014 7:00am

Reps. Sinema and Kennedy Running Boston Marathon to Honor Bombing Victims

“A marathon is a celebration of life and endurance and the human spirit,” Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says. “Runners are such a tight-knit community. Even if we don’t know each other, we treat each other like friends.” Next week, Sinema, a freshman Democrat from Arizona, will… Read More »

Apr 15, 2014 7:20pm

Romney Son Takes a Swipe at Harry Reid on Tax Day

Almost two years after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid repeated an unsubstantiated report that Mitt Romney did not pay taxes, one of the Romney sons fired back. Josh Romney tweeted a photo of his father standing in line at the post office to mail his… Read More »