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GOP Address: Sen. Hatch Knock’s President’s Proposal to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

GOP Address: Sen. Hatch Knock’s President’s Proposal to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — In this week’s Republican address, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, criticizes President Obama for “an utter lack of leadership” on avoiding the fiscal cliff, and says the longer he waits to “get serious,” the …

Could Outgoing Republicans Hold Keys to ‘Fiscal Cliff’?

Could Outgoing Republicans Hold Keys to ‘Fiscal Cliff’?

Mary Bono Mack. U.S. Congress(WASHINGTON) — The outlook for reaching some sort of bipartisan agreement on the so-called “fiscal cliff” before the Dec. 31 deadline is looking increasingly grim. Shortly after noon Friday, House Speaker John…

Pelosi Urges Vote on Middle Class Tax Relief

Pelosi Urges Vote on Middle Class Tax Relief

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged Republicans to allow a vote on legislation to extend tax cuts on the first $250,000 of personal income and delay the debate over tax cuts for the wealthiest taxpayers …

Re-Living Election 2012: Campaign Comes Full Circle At Harvard

Re-Living Election 2012: Campaign Comes Full Circle At Harvard

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(BOSTON) — It’s been just over three weeks since Election Day 2012, but to many it already feels like an eternity.President Obama’s victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney quickly gave way to an unfolding…

Poll: Among Cliff-Avoidance Options, Most Favor Targeting Wealthy

Poll: Among Cliff-Avoidance Options, Most Favor Targeting Wealthy

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With the fiscal cliff drawing closer, raising taxes on wealthy Americans remains a popular option. The public divides closely on reducing federal income tax deductions, while two-thirds oppose another possibili…

Fiscal Talks Turn as Tax Pledge Questioned

Fiscal Talks Turn as Tax Pledge Questioned

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The two-party tango that is negotiations over the “fiscal cliff” took a turn Monday as two more Republican lawmakers expressed willingness to break with a long-standing anti-tax pledge and the White House reveale…

Lawmakers Give Back on Thanksgiving and Share Recipes

Lawmakers Give Back on Thanksgiving and Share Recipes

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For countless members of Congress, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to give back to the communities they represent at the Capitol. Lawmakers volunteer at food banks, shelters and other charitable events to distribu…

GOP Address: Rep. McMorris Rodgers Optimism Is Important in Face of Fiscal Challenges

GOP Address: Rep. McMorris Rodgers Optimism Is Important in Face of Fiscal Challenges

McMorris [dot] House [dot] gov(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) echoes the president’s message reminding us of the freedoms  afforded to Americans.Giving thanks to service members servin…

Republicans Mourning for Mitt Romney? Not So Much

Republicans Mourning for Mitt Romney? Not So Much

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republicans are over it, and most of them aren’t doing much mourning for Mitt Romney.A period of blame and soul-searching was inevitable for Republicans after Nov. 6, but Romney hastened it with his candid comme…

GOP Address: Sen. Ayotte Calls for Bipartisan Cooperation on Fiscal Cliff

GOP Address: Sen. Ayotte Calls for Bipartisan Cooperation on Fiscal Cliff

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) –  With the threat of the fiscal cliff quickly approaching, both Democrat and Republican lawmakers have voiced ideas about how to avoid the Jan. 1 deadline, when automatic tax hikes for all Americans and …

Reince Priebus Seeks Return as RNC Chairman

Reince Priebus Seeks Return as RNC Chairman

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON ) — Reince Priebus will run for another term as chairman of the Republican National Committee.A source close to Priebus’ chairmanship campaign confirmed his decision to ABC News.The RNC selects its chairman ev…

Health Care Law: GOP Govs Opt Out of State Exchanges

Health Care Law: GOP Govs Opt Out of State Exchanges

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite President Obama’s victory, Republican governors say they’re not caving in on carrying out the Affordable Care Act — or as they’ve derisively dubbed it, “Obamacare.”Several g…

Record-Breaking Number of Women in Senate Promise Bipartisan ‘Collaborative’ Spirit

Record-Breaking Number of Women in Senate Promise Bipartisan ‘Collaborative’ Spirit

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The 113th Congress will have a record-breaking number of female senators, the most in history. And it has created a less auspicious historical footnote.“We had the first traffic jam in the United States history in the wome…

McCain Skips Classified Briefing While Blasting White House over Benghazi

McCain Skips Classified Briefing While Blasting White House over Benghazi

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senator John McCain is demanding answers on the Benghazi attack, but his office tells ABC News he missed a classified briefing on the subject because of a “scheduling error.”The briefing was held on W…

Boehner Rejects Obama’s Request To Extend Middle Class Tax Cut

Boehner Rejects Obama’s Request To Extend Middle Class Tax Cut

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Fresh off his reelection as House speaker Wednesday afternoon, John Boehner emphasized the need for bold leadership in order to repair the ailing economy, telling reporters that job creation remains the top p…

GOP Senators Stand Strong on Libya, Petraeus Scandals

GOP Senators Stand Strong on Libya, Petraeus Scandals

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Three Republican Senators are at the helm of a movement to stand strong in their intent to combat President Obama on the two issues that currently stand at the forefront of the political media scene.Sen. Joh…

Majority of Americans Skeptical a Deal Will Be Reached on ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ Poll Finds

Majority of Americans Skeptical a Deal Will Be Reached on ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ Poll Finds

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Americans don’t trust Republicans and Democrats to get along, it seems.A new poll from the Pew Research Center finds that 51 percent of Americans don’t believe a deal will reached between President Obama and R…

Paul Ryan Exclusive: Obama Lacks Mandate to Raise Taxes

Paul Ryan Exclusive: Obama Lacks Mandate to Raise Taxes

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Despite a devastating loss last week, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan rejected Democratic claims of a mandate to raise tax rates.Asked whether President Obama has a mandate on taxes, Ryan told ABC News’ senior pol…

Aaron Schock Eyes 2014, Leads by Example with His Abs

Aaron Schock Eyes 2014, Leads by Example with His Abs

United States Congress(WASHINGTON) — Aaron Schock, the Republican representative from Illinois, is best known for two things. At 31, he’s the youngest member of Congress. And he posed shirtless last year on the cover of Men’s Health magazi…

The Long Line Outside Romney’s Door and His New Message to Supporters

The Long Line Outside Romney’s Door and His New Message to Supporters

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On Friday morning, Mitt Romney and his wife Ann drove themselves to campaign headquarters in Boston. Gone were the secret service detail and the motorcade that had trailed them in the final months of the campa…

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