As crisis after crisis has mounted this month – from the protests in Ferguson, Mo., to the news of journalist James Foley’s execution — President Obama continued his effort to balance his presidential duties with a summer break. He wasn’t the only world leader to see his vacation upended by world events this week.
In a speech at the Heritage Foundation, Gov. Rick Perry (R-Tex.), slammed the Obama administration's use of "limited" airstrikes in Iraq in response to the Islamic State. He proposed a new course of action involving "overwhelming force."
In his first television ad, Va. Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie shares his agenda for economic growth. The strategist and former lobbyist faces an uphill battle against U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), a governor turned senator who has a double-digit lead in the polls.