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The retired Navy admiral stood across from Independence Hall to declare his candidacy.
His comment about the time frame for a freeze represents one of the U.S. government's strongest signals yet of its red line for a deal.
The speech before a joint meeting of Congress gave the Israeli prime minister a rare platform for confronting President Obama.
The ex-secretary of state may have violated federal requirements that officials’ correspondence be retained as part of the agency’s record.
They are concerned about a GOP-Obama rift on the Israeli prime minister’s speech to Congress today.
The outcome averted a partial agency shutdown that would have begun Friday. It was a major victory for Mr. Obama and the Democrats.
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania is among the speakers slated for the April event.
The justices raised tough questions Monday in a case crucial for political operators and reformers in Arizona, California and beyond.
The Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries.
But the House leaders also promised to continue trying to use funding of the Department of Homeland Security.
The president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the site of one of the movement’s stirring moments.
The surprising decision came just a few months after Republicans gained control of the Senate.
Planes that once dropped Agent Orange in Vietnam and were based here could have left crew members contaminated with toxin.
Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, delivered 150 years ago Wednesday, has gone down in history as the most famous by any president.
The tense House meltdown underscores how Congress has lost the ability to perform its most basic functions, no matter who’s in charge.
Party leaders said they had to shift the chamber’s focus to debate funding the Department of Homeland Security.
The House of Representatives voted 357-60 for the measure with support from Democrats, following Senate passage by a voice vote.
House Republicans agreed to vote on short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
It was difficult for GOP presidential hopefuls to determine which arch-enemy to target at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
U.S.-Israel rift grows over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next week against any nuclear deal with Iran.
Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said Putin’s success in destabilizing Ukraine would spur him to raise similar conflicts elsewhere.
As the Senate progressed on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security before its money runs out Friday night, it was still unclear
But the proposal faced an uncertain future in the House, where Republican leaders conspicuously refused to embrace it.
The Supreme Court is expected to rule by the end of June on whether residents in at least 34 states are eligible for federal tax subsidies.
Warning against advisers “bilking” clients, the president billed the move as part of his renewed focus on a populist economic message.
If the U.S. Supreme Court guts the Affordable Care Act this summer, the Pennsylvania governor wants to have a backup plan in place.
The plaintiffs charge that the Internal Revenue Service’s interpretation of the federal health care law is wrong.
Meanwhile, White House officials began preparations for a potential shutdown of the agency this weekend.
The expected Keystone veto, the third and most significant of his six years in office, would likely be followed by more presidential vetoes.
The senior Republican lawmakers’ statements come amid a GOP push to roll back President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and several other leading companies are challenging the vividly worded statements mandated by a federal judge.
The party has a muddled message and an inability to turn out enough of its loyal voters.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is poised to leave her mark on the 2016 presidential race whether she is a candidate or not.
The president aimed to strike a balance between addressing the risk of radicalization and the need to reassure Muslim-Americans.
Dr. Marshall W. Webster is among 15 on the Commission on Care authorized after problems with care at Veterans Administration hospitals.
The Obama administration’s unusually blunt and terse language once again highlighted the rift between the two sides.
While making the promise to shape his own foreign policy, he said, “There were mistakes made in Iraq, for sure.”
When Harry Belafonte considered auctioning it through Sotheby’s in 2008, shortly after Ms. King died, the three King children objected.
The Obama administration is acknowledging that the group has been very effective in attracting new recruits, financing and global notoriety.
They strongly urged the administration to grant a special sign-up opportunity for the uninsured who will be facing fines under the law.
Meanwhile, a directive issued Sunday requires federal agencies to disclose where they fly drones and what they do with the data collected.
The chief justice of the state’s top court said the ruling would alter God’s “organic law.”
His statement raised the possibility that one of the government’s largest and most vital agencies could be shut down at the end of February.
Pittsburgh is a purple battleground between the 2016 political convention sites and the next presidential candidate.
Carter will be the president's fourth defense secretary, succeeding Chuck Hagel, who resigned under pressure last year.
On Wednesday, the two sides showed little inclination toward compromise.
After 7,000 U.S. military lives lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, President Barack Obama will face doubts from both sides of the aisle.
At a joint news conference at the White House on Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was crucial the West stand up for Ukraine.
In a 7-2 order, the Supreme Court justices rejected the bid to stop a federal trial judge’s legalization order from taking effect Monday.
Fifteen years after a hit left him motionless on the Ohio Stadium turf, Adam Taliaferro is one of New Jersey’s newest lawmakers.