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Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, delivered 150 years ago Wednesday, has gone down in history as the most famous by any president.
Planes that once dropped Agent Orange in Vietnam and were based here could have left crew members contaminated with toxin.
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.
Gay marriage is expected to come to this state today amid particularly familiar disputes about federal authority and states’ rights.
Newly empowered Republicans at the state Capitol are trying to repeal measures tightening gun laws, reviving an emotional conversation.
But the president emphasized the broad strokes of a strategy providing “a vision for strengthening and sustaining American leadership …”
The convention, which kicks off July 18-21, will be hosted in Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena.
Republicans say the regulations are an overreach that will harm farmers and developers while usurping powers that should be left to states.
President Barack Obama’s choice to become the next secretary of defense said he was “very much inclined” to provide arms to Ukraine.
Since 2009, Congress has done little except to pass multiple extensions of surface transportation funding, with no substantial increases.
United Mine Workers of America supports the proposal, noting that it provides a long-term fix without new appropriations.
The budget fleshes out proposals from Obama’s State of the Union address and highlights Democratic priorities.
The grab-bag of proposals, many recycled from past Obama budgets, already is generating fierce objections from Republicans.
England marks the fourth foreign trip of the New Jersey governor’s six-year administration — and the third in five months.
The American Federation of Teachers and Center for American Progress want to keep administering tests each year and publishing certain data.