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.
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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.
President Obama hosted his former Democratic presidential primary rival, Hillary Clinton, for an informal hourlong chat in the Oval Office on Wednesday, according to the White House.
Ahead of a likely Republican run for the White House, neurosurgeon Ben Carson is busy interviewing potential campaign staffers, The Daily Caller has learned.
In comments that are sure to rile up the conservative base, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made clear in an interview this week that he opposes President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration not because of a difference on policy, but because of the way the president went about enacting the change.
WASHINGTON -- Conservative lawmakers in the House say they want a fight over spending—including restricting funding for President Obama’s new executive orders on immigration—when Republicans officially take over control of both sides of Congress next year.
Republican Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Tuesday he has decided against running for president in 2016.
President Barack Obama has quietly endorsed the re-election of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu — an apparent attempt to increase African-American turnout as polls show Landrieu headed towards defeat in Louisiana’s run-off election this weekend.
The chief spokesman for the Republican National Committee is criticizing the media for piling on a GOP House staffer for her widely-reported negative comments about President Obama's daughters.
It's a near certainty in politics: if you want to run for president, you write a book.
Democrats have narrowed down their list of potential locations to hold their 2016 national convention: Columbus, New York and Philadelphia.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he plans to introduce a resolution in Congress next month that would formally declare war against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
A soft-spoken Republican lawmaker is arguing that he is next in line to take over the gavel of the Senate budget committee instead of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, a conservative favorite.
At least four Democratic senators say they oppose President Obama's executive order stopping the deportation of five million illegal immigrants.
Make no mistake: the Republicans likely to run in 2016 for the White House are all criticizing President Obama over his so-called executive amnesty for certain illegal immigrants.
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Congress will respond with legislation action if President Obama goes ahead with his expected unilateral action on immigration.
Jim Webb, the former Democratic senator from Virginia, is the first potential primary challenger to Hillary Clinton to throw his hat into the ring.
To make a point about the Obama administration's stance on a fence across the southern border, one Republican lawmaker jokingly suggested in a congressional hearing Wednesday that the president should remove the fence protecting the White House.
After video surfaced over the weekend of ISIS beheading an American aid worker, President Obama released a statement saying the terror group’s “actions represent no faith, least of all the Muslim faith.”
In the days leading up to the Virginia Senate election this year, a strange thing happened.
Liberal environmentalists are spending a rainy Monday morning in Washington protesting outside the Capitol Hill townhouse of Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.