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Obama’s lackluster job performance: From bad to worse

Rapidly-failing Barack Obama hit free-fall status this week with new polls showing his public approval ratings nosediving from his mishandling of the Gulf Oil...

New poll offers hope for Congressional Democrats

There's encouraging news for Democrats battling to retain control of Congress in this fall's elections, with the party holding a slender edge in public...

BP CEO to Congress: ‘I’m devastated’

A day after agreeing to a $20 billion fund to compensate victims of the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP's chief...

Obama’s push on energy bill falls on deaf Capitol Hill ears

President Barack Obama's muted call for comprehensive energy legislation failed to sway a hesitant Congress on Wednesday, with hopes for approval before November elections...

Obama, GOP in pissing contest over Medicare pay for docs

President Barack Obama is asking Republican lawmakers to approve billions of dollars in new spending to avert a scheduled 21 percent cut in payments...

Rangel says Obama acting like Dick Cheney

Charles Rangel, the scandal-scarred Democrat who has become a symbol of an unwillingness of Democratic leaders of Congress to police their own, said over...

Mullen: Congress should have waited on gay ban vote

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday he would have preferred that Congress had waited before voting to repeal the "don't...

Congress ready to vote on gay mililtary bills

Congress is set to vote on proposals to let gays serving in the military out of the closet and allow them to serve openly...

Obama’s legislative wins: Too little, too late for Democrats?

Anxious and angry, Americans are not in a congratulatory mood. That's bad news for President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies. After winning a landmark...

Republicans win House seat in Obama’s home district

A Honolulu city councilman has defeated two Democrats to give Republicans a midterm election victory in the U.S. congressional district where President Barack Obama...