Washington (CNN) - The 2014 elections will continue what has become a staple in American politics: the survival of powerful political families.
Bush. Carter. Nunn. Udall. Cheney. These are familiar names from a previous generation - but also for a new one.FULL STORY
Updated 4:01 p.m. ET, 11/8/2013
Washington (CNN) - The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee accused the panel's chairman, Representative Darrell Issas R-California, of selectively leaking documents related to testing done on HealthCare.gov, the troubled Obamacare website.
Rep. Elijah Cummings D-Maryland, made the allegation Friday amid a battle over Issa's request for testimony from the Obama administration's top technology officer, Todd Park, at a hearing scheduled for next week. Issa has hinted he may subpoena Park to compel his testimony.
Updated 3:07 p.m. 11/8/2013
Washington (CNN) - House Republicans are returning the spotlight to another Obama administration controversy with the executive branch currently mired in the botched online rollout of HealthCare.gov and broken promises over Obamacare.
House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa, R-California, is again pressing the IRS over its scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. He issued another subpoena late Thursday to the Treasury Department, according to two spokespeople for the committee.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and two Republicans who may be running to succeed him in 2016 will be speaking at the same Washington event later this month.
The President along with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee, will speak at the annual meeting of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, organizers announced.
New York (CNNMoney) - What shutdown? Job growth unexpectedly surged in October, even as the federal government closed its doors for 16 days.
The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That was well above economists' expectations. There was more good news about hiring during the late summer. Revisions showed an extra 60,000 jobs were created in August and September.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Two days after winning re-election as Governor of New Jersey, Republican Chris Christie appeared briefly on the new NBC sitcom, "The Michael J. Fox Show."
Washington (CNN) - In the U.S. Capitol basement, an auditorium full of congressional staff grapples with the consequences of how their bosses upstairs wrote the Affordable Care Act.
Starting Monday, they will have to choose a health care plan.FULL STORY