The president plans to meet late Tuesday with House Republicans as lawmakers from both parties are up in arms over the administration's policy of family separation.
Addressing a farm organization, the president hails his tax plan and pitches a vision of better Internet technology in the heartland.
The 2014 midterm election season will go down in history as the time when unprecedented amounts of money were spent in the tussle over control of the U.S. Senate -- and, by extension, over the potential outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Republican Sen. Pat Roberts on Monday was allowed to keep his job despite a challenge brought by tea party activists claiming he spends so much time out of Kansas, he wouldn't even qualify for in-state tuition if he went back to school.
Now that the remains of Navy Lt Cmdr Scott Speicher have been recovered from Iraq, Sen Pat Roberts and other politicians will have to stop shamelessly exploiting his disappearance to sell their war agenda Update from the authorSen Pat Roberts shamelessly exploited the disappearance of Navy Lt Scott Speicher to sell his war agenda Update.