Published March 25, 2009
With America in a recession and the public war-weary after Iraq, increasing the number of troops and the length of the U.S. commitment in Afghanistan could be a difficult task for the Obama administration.
Published March 18, 2009
The legislation will expand the1993 AmeriCorps program to match the renewed interest in national service since President Obama's election, which backers say is crucial in tough economic times.
Published March 12, 2009
So far the White House has been noncommittal about how and when President Obama will try to reverse "Don't Ask Don't Tell."
Published February 27, 2009
American conservatives are looking for their next leader to run for president in 2012 and spark a resurgence in the Republican party.
Published February 26, 2009
Conservatives attending CPAC said the power of the majority made Republicans their own worst enemies, and now it's time to learn the lessons that come from losing one's principles.
Published January 28, 2009
The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee has a tough job ahead of him. But while the loyal opposition gets in line, Texas Sen. John Cornyn is standing out.
Published January 13, 2009
Retired four-star Gen. Eric K. Shinseki is facing a daunting task as the probable next head of the Veterans Affairs Department -- getting soldiers returning from the field into the workforce in a very weak employment environment
Published October 20, 2008
The Iraqi government may be 'playing chicken' with the Bush administration, running the clock down to America's Nov. 4 presidential election in order to get a better deal on the official status of U.S. troops in Iraq beyond next year.
Published December 03, 2007
Democrats running the House of Representatives had their chance to lead and squandered it, say Republicans determined to put a bright face on seemingly dim hopes for a return to a GOP majority in 2008.
Published October 25, 2007
White House defends editing of CDC head's testimony on climate change, saying other agencies were uncomfortable that she was getting into territory beyond what she was asked to convey to Congress.