Big news from the West Wing: Mark Lippert, one of President Obama's closest foreign-policy advisers, is leaving to rejoin the Navy. Lippert, who is deputy national-security adviser and chief of staff of the National Security Council, has worked for Obama since his first days in the Senate and later advised him during the campaign.
Just because John McCain once trashed Barack Obama for being the biggest celebrity in the world doesn't mean the Arizona senator doesn't enjoy a little bit of attention from Hollywood himself.
Is Sarah Palin having trouble landing speaking gigs? Citing an anonymous "industry expert," the New York Post's Page Six reports today that Palin isn't attracting much interest on the lecture circuit.
We seriously thought Tom DeLay was a goner. Despite all the magic of his debut routine on the premiere of Dancing With the Stars—all that booty shaking, the shameful lip syncing and, oh god, that knee slide—DeLay barely made it past George Hamilton's D-list son and one-hit wonder Macy Gray in the elimination round last week.
Forget all the drama with Republicans and President Obama. The most tumultuous relationship in Washington right now is playing out in the House, between the Blue Dog Democrats and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
President Obama and the leaders of Britain and France accused Iran on Friday of building a secret underground nuclear facility that had been hidden from the world for years.
The big news out of the Wall Street Journal/NBC poll last night was that President Obama's numbers are slightly ticking up and public support for the war in Afghanistan is going down.
President Obama made his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, telling the world's top leaders that the United States had entered a "new era of engagement" with the international community and that they, in turn, should reciprocate. "Anti-Americanism," Obama said, is no excuse. "Those who used to chastise America for acting alone in the world cannot now stand by and wait for America to solve the world's problems alone," Obama said. "We have sought─in word and...
The last time we saw Tom DeLay, he was a scandal-ridden leper slinking back to Texas with nothing left but that giant, threatening smile that made even people who liked him kind of hate him.
A federal grand jury is reportedly winding down its investigation into whether former senator John Edwards broke any laws when his political committees made payments to his former mistress, Rielle Hunter.
Did Democrats actually do Rep. Joe Wilson a favor by rebuking him on the House floor? In the week since the South Carolina Republican interrupted President Obama's speech, Wilson has raised almost $1.8 million for his 2010 reelection bid, thanks in part to all the publicity.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Canadian officials today that the U.S. fully backs efforts to press Iran to release jailed NEWSWEEK journalist Maziar Bahari.
By Holly Bailey and Daniel StoneAs expected, the House voted this evening to censure Rep. Joe (You Lie!) Wilson (R-S.C.) for interrupting President Obama's speech to Congress last week.
You knew it was going to happen: TMZ has obtained and posted the audio of President Obama calling Kanye West a "jackass." It appears the initially off-the-record slam came during the chitchat preceding an official CNBC interview yesterday.
What is more dangerous to the stability of Afghanistan—the resurgent Taliban or the shaky Afghan government? Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Adm.
If you thought the bad economy would slow down political spending, think again. The Federal Election Commission is out with its initial analysis of fundraising for the 2010 elections.
Has President Obama finally found an issue that could unite both Democrats and Republicans in Washington? Obama was wrapping up an interview with CNBC tonight when he was asked about hip-hop star Kanye West's bizarre appearance at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.
Forget health-care reform. Is President Obama on the verge of an even bigger political fight when it comes to Afghanistan? For more than a week, Obama has been weighing a classified report from Gen.
Joe (YOU LIE!!!!) Wilson may be getting all of the attention in Washington today, but who will ever forget that death glare that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shot Wilson moments after he unleashed his id on President Obama?
How nasty has the political discourse in Washington become? During his speech to Congress Wednesday night, President Obama defended his health-care plan, saying that he had never proposed providing coverage to illegal immigrants. "You lie!" shouted Rep.
One of the more poignant moments of President Obama's speech tonight was his discussion of a letter that he received in recent days from the late senator Ted Kennedy about health-care reform.