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Akhil Reed Amar spoke in Pittsburgh on his new book, “The Law of the Land,” which shows how regionalism helped shape the Constitution.
Nearly 900 pages of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private account provide little apparent fuel for a Republican probe of her actions.
Environmentalists have praised the new rule, but it has attracted fierce opposition from several business interests.
Majority Republicans, in a rare alliance with the president, overcame opposition from the chamber’s most powerful Democrats.
He argued that his approach to the problems in the Middle East flows from an interpretation of Jewish values.
Her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her presidential campaign.
Many people have been saying that for years, of course. But politicians hoping to be president rarely run ahead of public opinion.
Political campaigns now buy your data, and send their messages directly to you via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube because it is efficient.
The 269-to-151 vote was an unusually low level of support — the bill received 325 votes in 2014.
Democrats have been pressuring Mr. Toomey to sign off on the the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals nomination, but he refused.
“We need federal funding to go with state funding,” former Gov. Ed Rendell said.
Only one Democrat, Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware, backed the measure, despite a White House campaign blitz.
The president said the Democratic senator is a factually wrong and politically motivated “politician.”
Mrs. Obama referenced her satirical portrayal on a July 2008 cover of The New Yorker magazine as a terrorist.
Democratic attorneys are arguing that district maps drawn in a handful of states violate the Voting Rights Act.
Mr. Gilmore, who became a model for U.S. government personnel overseas, graduated from Clairton High School in 1955.
Sen. Toomey backs Judge L. Felipe Restrepo for the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, but hasn’t acted to move a confirmation vote forward.
Senator says a lot of social ills are being blamed on police instead of on broken family structures, criminal behavior and poverty.
The president signaled that the battles against al-Qaida and Islamic State militants remain top priorities for the nation’s military.
To an unusual degree, strategists for Huckabee are counting on his likability to break through the pack of competitors.
Former Hewlett-Packard exec Carly Fionina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson joined the growing ranks of 2016 GOP presidential contenders.
Ms. Fiorina is likely to be the only prominent woman to seek the GOP nomination, with Dr. Carson the only likely African-American.
He has become a conservative favorite on the strength of his motivational life story and strong opposition to President Barack Obama.
The Federal Election Commission is unlikely to be able to effectively enforce campaign finance laws, its chairperson says.
Vermont’s Sen. Bernie Sanders, an avowed socialist, has formally launched his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president.
The nine-member court's five conservatives seemed likely to side with Oklahoma in the case brought by three death row inmates.
The foreign minister said the U.S. will isolate itself if lawmakers act to nullify a nuclear deal the White House is working to finalize.
The prime minister faced a Congress divided by President Barack Obama’s drive to obtain fast-track negotiating authority.
Vendors can accumulate students' names, home addresses, email addresses, photographs, video or audio clips, locations and other data.
President Barack Obama’s remarks came a day after the United States and Japan announced a revised defense agreement.
She made history Monday as she became the nation’s first female African-American attorney general.
After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14 states, today is a potential watershed moment.
His statements came after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages.
Acting chief executive Maura Pally defended the foundation’s work and reaffirmed its commitment to transparency.
Entertainer Cecily Strong also took some pointed jabs at the commander in chief.
To keep an eye on political discourse, the Center for American Women and Politics has launched the Presidential Gender Watch 2016 project.
The revelation has revived questions about why the White House has been unwilling to provide similar information on other strikes.
Eric Holder, a former judge and U.S. attorney, will exit the Justice Department as the third-longest serving attorney general in U.S.
The GOP leadership of the House Armed Services Committee has tucked the provision into an early version of an annual defense spending bill.