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Miles Mogulescu: Oops, He Did It Again: Obama Already Caving in to Republicans on Tax Cuts for the Rich

Republican leaders like John Boehner and Mitch McConnell are doubling down on their promises not to compromise an inch with President Obama unless he decides to adopt their policies. Meanwhile…

Fernando Espuelas: Why Did Democrats Sweep California? Ask Meg Whitman

You could almost hear Meg Whitman’s campaign coming off the rails the day she became “tough as nails” on undocumented immigrants. Faced with the accusation by her GOP primary opponent,…

Earmark ban faces test in new Senate

House GOP leaders and conservative senators want to end the Hill’s appetite for pork. Read the full story from Politico…

GOP Leaders Ignore Tea Party’s Calls For Earmark Ban

It’s official: GOP leaders in the House and Senate have both confirmed that they will buck calls from the Tea Party and not back a ban on federal earmarks. House…

Political Circus: McCain vs. Seacrest

Politics is serious business — but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail, there’s always something that gets a laugh. Here are some…

Dan Pfeiffer: Fact Check: Obama’s India Trip Won’t Cost $200 Million Per Day

A recent article in the foreign press supposedly quoting an anonymous foreign official claimed that the president’s trip to Asia would end up costing American taxpayers $200 million per day…

Eric Rodriguez: UNEMPLOYMENT WOES PLAGUE LATINO VOTERS

The economy and jobs were top concerns of Latinos who voted in Tuesday’s midterm elections, according to new data from an election night poll conducted by Latino Decisions in eight…

Jim DeMint: Christine O’Donnell Would Have Won If She Hadn’t Been ‘Vilified By The Republican Party’

Conservative champion Sen. Jim DeMint believes that the loss of unsuccessful Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell could have turned out differently if not for the dirty deeds of the…

Bush Reveals His Most Embarrassing Moment From Drinking Days

WASHINGTON — The second batch of former President George W. Bush’s interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer was released on Friday. And unlike the first, it is heavily focused on the…

Pence steps out on national stage

An upcoming address is another sign of his increased prominence on the national stage. Read the full story from Politico…