Is he walking away or being shoved out the door? That's the subject likely to be discussed and debated over the next few days, after President Obama announced the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at a White House ceremony Monday.
It is surely not surprising that the New York Times has announced its approval of President Obama's executive action on immigration enforcement even before the president announces it to the nation tonight.
For Max Boot and other neocons, 15 years is hardly a long enough time to be fighting over the rocks and rubble and poppy fields of Afghanistan, a land al-Qaeda has long since vacated.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he may recommend sending combat units into Iraq, putting boots on the ground to protect the United States against ISIS threats.
Congress should consider impeaching President Obama if he tries to change the requirements of immigration law by executive action, veteran Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. (R-N.C.) said.
“Did Al Sharpton Just Pick the Next Attorney General?” asked the headline of the Daily Caller article that reported Obama had announced as his candidate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch of New York "just two days after Obama's post-election meeting with Al Sharpton and weeks after Lynch's own meeting with Sharpton." Lynch is also, the report noted, known to be close to Attorney General Eric Holder, who recently announced his resignation, effective with the confirmation of the new AG.
The new challenge the Supreme Court will hear to ObamaCare is likely to be as controversial and divisive as the high court's 5-4 decision in 2012.
Things have changed considerably in the last four years for Kentucky's political odd couple, Mitch McConnell, the anticipated majority leader in the new GOP-controlled Senate, and the state's junior senator, Rand Paul.
The new wave of GOP hawks in Congress may keep the war fires burning, according to former longtime Texas congressman and 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul.
The conservative Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Internal Revenue Service for allegedly withholding information about correspondence between the IRS and two New Hampshire members of Congress over the IRS targeting of conservative non-profit organizations applying for tax-exempt status.