Republican North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows said The White House's decision to cancel public tours is a "publicity stunt," referring to the situation as President Barack Obama's "tourquester."
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Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert introduced an amendment to the Continuing Resolution that would not provide the White House with any taxpayer funds to transport President Barack Obama to and from any golf course until they resume White House public tours.
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid criticized former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for "devolving" on immigration reform and making a "fool of himself."
Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin and California Democratic Rep. George Miller have introduced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
In a press conference after his meeting with congressional leaders, President Barack Obama told reporters he “never” wants to make himself “100 percent clear” with members of the media.
Following his meeting with congressional leaders, President Obama asked members of the press what he should do to avoid the automatic across-the-board spending cuts known as "the sequester."
In a meeting at the White House on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner told President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders that it is time for Congress to focus on spending cuts instead of tax increases, according to Boehner's office.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told The Daily Caller that President Barack Obama is “really off the deep end” on the sequester, and argued that a federal agency like The Department of Transportation does not really need to lay off “a single” air traffic controller.
House Speaker John Boehner said he favors pushing for more spending cuts instead of new revenues to get the federal budget under control.
WASHINGTON -- Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke told The Daily Caller that "no additional enforcement" is needed on the Southwest border, despite the U.S.-Mexico border remaining the "primary gateway" for moving illegal drugs into the U.S.
Medicare remains a “high-risk” federal program due to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' failure to lower Medicare’s rate of improper payments, which totaled over $44 billion in 2012, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Speaking out against the automatic spending cuts set to take effect next month, President Barack Obama said he has realized "you can't do things by yourself" as America's leader.
In an effort to put the looming automatic spending cuts into “perspective,” House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy said the sequester only cuts “less than” what the federal government borrows in “one month.”
National Black Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Harry C. Alford told The Daily Caller that he "ignored" President Obama's "spread the wealth" comment in 2008 and "had hopes" for him “because he was black."
In a video interview with The Daily Caller, Maryland Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen said the automatic spending cuts set to go into effect next month are “too deep, too fast and too arbitrary.”
Conservative African-American leaders spoke out against President Barack Obama's call for more gun control on Friday, some saying the proposed measures have "racist" origins.
Reacting to New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie's record approval rating, Democratic New Jersey Rep. Rob Andrews said he agrees with the way Christie is handling the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
WASHINGTON -- Hollywood actor and political activist Danny Glover, star of the "Lethal Weapon" films with Mel Gibson, told The Daily Caller that Congress should "abolish guns" in the U.S.
Speaking out against the sequester set to take effect next month, President Barack Obama warned that the automatic spending cuts would put criminals back on America's streets.
WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Republicans in Congress "do not believe in government" and are "poised" to shut it down.