When President Barack Obama unveiled his immigration plan and Republican rivals howled their disapproval, the drama signalled not just a clash of political positions: it kicked off the 2016 presidential campaign.
Barack Obama`s Republican rivals on Friday heaped scorn on his plans to offer up to five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation, as the US president went on the road to defend the bold measures.
Washnigton: US President Barack Obama congratulated his Republican opponents late Wednesday on their midterm election victory and promised to work constructively with them in Congress for the next two years.
Washington: Republicans struck a powerful first blow in Kentucky in U.S. congressional elections on Tuesday in their drive to control the U.S. Senate and dramatically tip the balance of power away from President Barack Obama and his Democrats.
Washington: Voters in the United States took to the polls on Tuesday, casting ballots in midterm elections that could return control of the Senate to Republicans, complicating President Barack Obama`s last two years in office.
Americans started voting early Tuesday in crucial mid-term elections, with Republicans expected to make gains in both chambers leaving President Barack facing tough choices in his last two years in office.
The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
Republicans in the House of Representatives were expected to vote on Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against the president for exceeding his presidential authority while implementing his signature health care law.
President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans Monday, vowing to fix America`s broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year.
House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move today to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill that would provide a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the US illegally and tighten border security.
Republican lawmakers on Sunday stepped up calls to secure the US border with Mexico before proceeding with changes to the country`s immigration policies, linking the issue to a recent surge of illegal children.