Politics Archive

Cheney: Any attempt to impeach Obama would be distraction

(CNN) — Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction.

The Obama Doctrine: Inarticulate or disengaged?

Edgartown, Massachusetts (CNN) — It sounds like advice offered by parents to teenagers on prom night: Don’t do stupid stuff. But it also is an important guiding foreign policy principle of the President of the United States.

Netanyahu doesn’t deny scolding Kerry

Jerusalem (CNN) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not deny a report that he told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro “not to ever second guess me again” on

Monkey Cage: The lawsuit rolls forward

Speaker Boehner and President Obama in happier times mdash; talking about golf. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) To no one’s surprise, the House of Representatives has voted to approve a resolution (H. Res 676) authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue

Sarah Palin to launch her own online news channel

(CNN) — Sarah Palin is again going rogue — this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel. The former vice presidential candidate plans to offer viewers an alternative to the

Seattle Grandmother Makes History With Legal Marijuana

Prescient Mining Purchases Advanced Stage Medical Marijuana Company The first recreation marijuana sold in Seattle is being donated to the city’s Museum of History and Industry, by Deb Greene, a 65-year old grandmother who lined up all

GOP lawsuit a new angle on stopping Obamacare

Washington (CNN) — They tried in Congress, at the ballot box and in the Supreme Court, but Republicans have been unable to stop Obamacare. Now they have a new angle: suing President Barack Obama over changes in

White House transparent? Yes says Earnest

(CNN) — Press groups, prominent journalists and administration critics have all accused President Barack Obama of failing to live up to his commitment to have the “most transparent administration in history.” To some, that pledge is now

House GOP unveils resolution authorizing lawsuit against Obama

House Republicans released  a draft of a resolution Thursday evening authorizing litigation against President Obama over executive actions he took to alter the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had

Federal Eye: VA panel focuses on whistleblowers

The House committee that has focused on the cover-up of long wait times for service at veterans hospitals will turn its attention to the federal employees who turned back the covers, sometimes risking their careers to do