Controversies this week involving the IRS, Department of Justice, and lingering questions over the attack in Benghazi have the Obama administration playing defense as Republicans call foul. What will the response be on Capitol Hill? We’ll talk exclusively to the Republican Leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld joins us exclusively to talk about his new book “Rumsfeld’s Rules” and to weigh in on the Obama administration’s handling of U.S. foreign policy.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson talks with David about the lessons from World War II for today’s modern military.
How does the White House respond after a rough week? We’ll get the view from the White House this Sunday with President Obama’s senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer.
The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means committee, which is taking the lead in the investigation into the IRS and holding hearings this week, joins us exclusively for the latest: Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI)
How will the latest controversies surrounding the administration affect President Obama’s big agenda items like health care, immigration, and the budget? What impact will they have on his legacy? Rep. Camp joins the discussion along with the chairman of the Democratic Caucus, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA); Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan; and the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward.
First Read: It hasn’t been a fun week in the West Wing, but President Barack Obama insisted Friday that his focus remains on job creation despite Washington’s tendency to get “distracted” by political battles.
The start of tornado season was late but deadly, and now severe weather with the potential for twisters threatens parts of the Plains and Midwest -- including major cities -- heading into the weekend, forecasters said.
Are gadgets making us dumber? Two new studies suggest they might be. One found that people who are interrupted by technology score 20 percent lower on a standard cognition test. A second demonstrated that some students, even when on their best behavior, can't concentrate on homework for more than two minutes without distracting themselves by using social media or writing an email.