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Both sides looking for leverage as they struggle to reach framework for a deal.
White House says Gov. Mike Pence is in “damage-control mode.”
The justices are considering the ramifications of a California case for free speech.
Hillary Clinton’s lawyer testified Friday before a House committee investigating the attack in Benghazi, in which the U.S. envoy to Libya
Passage of the measure drew expressions of dismay from the NCAA, which will hold its men’s basketball Final Four games in Indianapolis.
“I want to be able to go out at the top of my game,” Mr. Reid, 75, said.
The measure spares doctors a 21 percent pay cut if it passes a Senate vote. The bill requires high-income earners to pay higher premiums.
The United States will maintain 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year.
The Homeland Security Department’s top deputy is accused of helping foreign investors get U.S. visas in cases involving prominent Democrats.
College Greek-life organizations are pushing Congress to make it harder for universities to investigate rape allegations.
An extraordinary bipartisan accord is letting both parties move toward ending permanently the annual threat of Medicare cuts to physicians.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday at Liberty University.
Mr. Cruz, a divisive figure in his own party, is not expected to be the sole GOP contender for long.
The Texas senator, 44, has built a reputation as an unyielding advocate for conservative principles in his two years in the Senate.
During a visit to Cleveland, the president says the Republicans' proposal would not help middle-class families.
Senate Democrats have been trying to make hay from the Republicans’ delay on a confirmation vote for the new attorney general nominee.
The former secretary of state and first lady’s failure to use a government email address has sparked a storm of criticism.
The bills stem from reports last year that veterans died while waiting for care from the Phoenix VA, where employees manipulated wait lists.
The State Department disclosed Friday that until last month it had no way of routinely preserving senior officials’ emails.
President Barack Obama gave one troubled outpost a once-over Friday, saying his new VA leadership is “chipping away at those problems.”
Members of Congress who are demanding Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails are largely exempt from such scrutiny themselves.
Producers are eager to lift the ban because oil in the U.S. is selling for about $10 less than the global benchmark.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s moves added fresh fuel to the dispute between President Barack Obama and some Republican lawmakers.
Iran’s supreme leader called the letter “a sign of a decline in political ethics and the destruction of the American establishment from
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s formal request for congressional authorization to fight the Islamic State — once framed by lawmakers
The Arkansas Senator, a lanky, Harvard-educated Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, said he wasn’t surprised by the backlash.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said he would like the former secretary of state and first lady to testify in Congress by April.
President Barack Obama is directing federal agencies to ease the way student borrowers repay college debts.
Outrage and defenses grow in Washington over Senate Republicans’ open letter to Iran intended to kill a nuclear deal that is not yet
As a practical matter, presidents generally do not break international agreements.
The two Democrats and a Republican offered a bill to end the federal ban on medical pot and eliminate related state laws’ ambiguity.
Her decision to use private email was for convenience, said the former secretary of state and first lady.
The Voting Rights Act was the great prize for the civil rights activists who marched in Selma, Ala., a half-century ago.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is among 17 officials selected to inform candidates on city issues in next year’s presidential election.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein became the first major Democrat to urge the former secretary of state to share more details.
The agreement will test whether the leadership of the Islamic nation is serious about resolving the dispute over its nuclear program.
The president’s visit to South Carolina came the day before his historic trip to Selma, Ala., to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday.
The New Jersey Democrat is under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor.
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.