Republicans aren’t letting a presidential veto stop them from trying to block rules that would make it faster for unions to organize.
Jay’s admirers argue his achievements extend to virtually every branch of government, on the state, federal and international level.
The Department of Homeland Security is targeting illegal immigrants who are criminally convicted, terrorism threats or new border-crossers.
“We are committed to providing a welcoming atmosphere free of offensive symbols,” the tracks and their ownership groups stated Thursday.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination has reported more than $45 million in donations.
Christie reintroduces himself to a national audience that has seen him fade from favor among Republicans.
The argument against independent commissions rests in the Constitution’s Election Clause.
Religious leaders who oppose same-sex marriage lamented the Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges.
President Barack Obama used his eulogy for a slain pastor to deliver an unvarnished lecture on America’s racial history Friday.
Ohio was one of the states that did not recognize same-sex marriages until Friday’s Supreme Court ruling.
Though same-sex marriage is legal in Pennsylvania, it’s still legal to discriminate based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
The 5-4 ruling ends a lengthy legal and political journey through courts and legislatures that began more than 30 years ago.
Annual report on human rights globally focuses on problems in Iran, Cuba, Russia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, China, Venezuela and Nigeria.
Obama administration officials insisted Thursday that U.S. negotiators are not abandoning key demands they have made of Tehran.
He has joined the field of more than a dozen Republicans contenders for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination.
In state after state, the Confederate symbols embraced by the shooting suspect have suddenly come under official disrepute.
The legislation was long-sought by the president but vehemently opposed by most lawmakers in his party.
South Carolina’s legislature took the first steps on Tuesday to remove the Confederate flag from the State House grounds.
Hillary Rodham Clinton told a Missouri gathering of black community leaders that the Confederate flag should not fly anywhere in the nation.
The Obama administration is relaxing policy restrictions that prevented kin of U.S. hostages from communicating with their captors.
Nikki Haley, joined by a bipartisan group of fellow politicians, said the Confederate flag should be removed from the Statehouse grounds.
The nine justices are preparing to issue major rulings on gay marriage and President Barack Obama’s health care law by the end of the month.
The presidential candidate delivered on Saturday her boldest remarks yet on race and gun violence.
The documents are limited in scope and contain no major revelations, but they offer a small glimpse into Mr. Cheney’s time in office.
House Republicans set vote for today on the president’s fast-track trade promotion authority, hoping to push the legislation through.
By a 244-181 vote, the House advanced the controversial legislation, which would bolster chances for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal.
Lawmakers weighed privacy interests against the interest in providing crucial information to caregivers.
President Barack Obama is now working closely with Republican leaders to advance his trade agenda.
The garrulous real estate developer brandished his wealth and fame as chief qualifications in an improbable quest for the Republican
Jeb Bush launched a White House bid months in the making Monday with a promise to stay true to his beliefs.
The presidential hopeful pointed to the stumbles over the pact as an opportunity to address Dems’ concerns about job protections and wages.
Ivy Taylor won with an unlikely coalition of the city’s two largest minority voting groups, blacks and generally conservative white voters.
The former secretary of state appeared to try to win over the Democratic Party’s restless left-wing.
The Senators maneuvered to leverage action on benefits for veterans exposed to Agent Orange.
Iowa Republicans voted Friday to jettison the straw poll, which has been a GOP presidential campaign event since 1979.
House Democrats torpedoed the president’s ambitious push to expand his trade negotiating power.
The Republican-led House Thursday approved the amount of Pentagon spending that President Barack Obama has requested for next year.
Key House votes come today for President Barack Obama’s trade authority.
The largest federal employees union believes that a recent data breach has compromised the personal information of all federal workers.
Lawmakers serve up easy questions for Philadelphia judge seeking Senate confirmation for the Third Circuit
The majority justices said it encroached on the president’s exclusive power to recognize foreign governments.
Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban hosted a conference of pro-Israel business executives and activists over the weekend in Las Vegas.
They lambasted the current front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination as out of touch with states’ rights.
U.S. officials suspect that the Chinese government was behind the theft of records maintained by the Office of Personnel Management.
Jolene Burdge said the abuse happened during the years when the GOP leader was a wrestling coach at a suburban Chicago high school.