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Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.
Potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush sharply criticized President Obama’s decision to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba, calling it another example of a “foreign policy misstep by this President, and another dramatic overreach of his executive authority.”
A former female aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold is suing her former boss, accusing the Texas Republican of firing her after making a series of unwanted sexual advances.
WASHINGTON -- Jason Chaffetz, set to become the House's top watchdog over the Obama administration next year, says he wants aggressive oversight of the federal government but doesn't want it to feel as "personal" as it has been in recent years.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday moved closer to announcing a run for the White House in 2016, explaining in a Facebook post that he has decided to "actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States."
During a visit to a military base in New Jersey on Monday, President Barack Obama recalled hanging out with Republican Gov. Chris Christie last year on the Jersey Shore.
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson, preparing for a likely outsider bid for president as a Republican, is in Israel this week, touring the country for his first time.
Jeb Bush has quietly consulted former Republican presidential nominee John McCain about how to run for president without pandering to conservatives in a GOP primary, according to a new report.
Likely Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Thursday evening that it was “immature and stupid” for the Democratic-led Senate Intelligence Committee to make public a report this week detailing CIA interrogation methods during George W. Bush’s presidency.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she is “enormously disappointed” with the White House over President Obama’s support for the massive spending bill under consideration by Congress.
The massive spending bill in Congress just got even bigger.
When Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and his conservative allies argued last year that Republicans should not vote for a spending package that funded Obamacare, they were pilloried by critics who blamed them for shutting the government down.
Outside conservative groups that routinely clash with the Republican leadership are making it clear they oppose the $1 trillion end-of-the-year spending package being debated in Congress this week.
WASHINGTON -- Even if the details of the massive $1.1 trillion spending bill being crafted by Congress are made public sometime Tuesday, there won’t be much time to examine it before lawmakers vote on the measure.
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus announced Monday that he plans to run for a third term.
No challengers have publicly stepped up yet to challenge Reince Priebus for a third term leading the Republican National Committee.
Another probe in New Jersey — this one ordered by the Democrats in the state legislature — has found no evidence directly linking Republican Gov. Chris Christie to the infamous lane closures on the George Washington Bridge last year.
Google’s Eric Schmidt is among those who have been tapped by the Democratic National Committee to investigate why the party is performing poorly in midterm elections.