VIDEO: McConnell on His Relationship With Obama


Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell sits down with WSJ's Jerry Seib to discuss his relationship with President Obama, the midterm elections and tax reform. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Obama’s immigration plan, by the numbers


President Obama announced new action to delay the deportation of about 4 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. Here are some numbers to know about immigration. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Capital Journal: Independents Shift Senate Races


WSJ politics reporter Beth Reinhard discusses how third party candidates are shaking up races in key battleground states. Photo: AP … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Late-night laughs: Happy birthday, Mr. President (Putin)


Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 62 this week -- and late-night comics couldn't resist throwing a few birthday jabs his way. From Jimmy Kimmel to Seth Meyers, here's a roundup of some of their best birthday greetings, to Russia, with laughs. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Colbert punches his ‘Mideast Frequent Bombing Card’


From airstrikes in Syria to President Obama's "latte salute," late-night comics like Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart and Jimmy Kimmel take on this week in politics. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: People in Chicken Suits Flock to Politicians


In a time-honored tradition, campaign staffers in chicken suits are flocking to political opponents. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: All of these Democrats are not Barack Obama


Democratic Senate candidates are doing their best to distance themselves from the president on issues like guns, energy and healthcare. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Retiring Sen. Tom Harkin: ‘The Democratic Party is much more liberal’


Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, is retiring after 40 years in elective office. He sat down with The Washington Post's Dan Balz and Philip Rucker to share his thoughts on how the party has changed, and where he fits in its new philosophy. … [Read more...]

US House of Reps Votes No to Reauthorise Domestic Violence Bill


The Violence Against Women Act (Vawa) passes Senate but House Republicans take issue with new provisions that add protections for undocumented immigrants so (Vawa) is not renewed. The bill would extend funding for domestic violence programs has failed to be reauthorised for the first time since … [Read more...]

FISA Passes: Warrantless Wiretapping


Friday morning the Senate passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) by a vote of 73-23 and will send it to President Obama's desk for signature. FISA allows the government to tap any conversation involving U.S. citizens without previously obtaining a warrant, as long as officials … [Read more...]