The appearance may win points with Democrats upset over Donnelly's embrace of some Trump priorities, such as building a border wall with Mexico.
There’s a reality to perennial promises to clean up Washington, D.C.: No one, even those knee-deep in it, considers himself or herself to be part of “the swamp.”
In a visit to Elkhart on Wednesday, President Barack Obama tried to undermine Republican arguments about the economy, working to give cover to Democrats to embrace his policies ahead of the presidential election.
When the president returns to the city of Elkhart on Wednesday, he will find the area remains heavily dependent on recreational vehicles and still striving to diversify its economy.
During the June 1 visit, the president will participate in a town hall meeting to discuss the economic progress Elkhart and the nation have made, and the challenges that remain.
Policymakers on both the left and right have long felt hamstrung when it comes to addressing the problems that decades of social science research have shown hurt the economic prospects, not only of those in the midst of them, but everyone else in the community.
President Barack Obama is considering a woman who was born and raised in Greencastle to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a person familiar with the matter said.
The president, who wants to make the first two years of community or technical college free for students, will face resistance to his plan from Republicans leery of having government pick up the tab.
During his visit Friday to Indiana, President Barack Obama said that while the economic recovery is lowering the jobless rate, the economic recovery is helping the wealthy and not middle-class workers.
President Barack Obama is expected to put a manufacturing focus on his revived economic message Friday during a visit to Indiana, calling attention to industrial gains that have helped restore some higher-wage jobs.
Challenging lawmakers to help him create greater economic opportunity, President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address Tuesday to announce he's raising the minimum wage for new federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour.
Even though Obamacare will raise various taxes to subsidize the cost of expanding health insurance coverage, Indiana might say no to all its new funding, to the tune of $1.2 billion per year. That also means the state would say no to a reduction by more than half of the 810,000 Hoosiers that go without health insurance for a time each year.
About 800,000 federal workers could be forced off the job after midnight if Congress can’t cut an eleventh hour deal on the budget, complicated by the GOP’s attempt to delay Obamacare.
The $85 billion in across-the-board federal cuts are set to kick off on Friday, but will fall into place gradually over several months. The Obama administration has pulled back on its earlier warnings of long lines developing quickly at airports and teacher layoffs affecting classrooms.
Lawmakers are engaged in a playground game of "who goes first," daring each political party to let the year end without resolving a Jan. 1 confluence of higher taxes and deep spending cuts that could rattle a recovering, but-still-fragile economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted as much as 369 points, or 2.8 percent, in the first two hours of trading. It recovered steadily in the afternoon, but slid into the close and ended down 313, its biggest point drop since this time last year.
The failure of a second solar manufacturer that received loan guarantees from the U.S. Energy Department adds to pressure on President Barack Obama to justify incentives for the clean-energy industry that’s being undercut by Chinese competition.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, a popular fiscal conservative who flirted with a presidential bid, will deliver the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday.