GOP Lawmaker Vows to Boycott Pope's Speech to CongressA Republican member of Congress says he is boycotting Pope Francis' speech to Congress next week because of the possibility the pope may discuss his support for policies to fight climate change.
New Tool Tells You How Democratic Or Republican Your Job IsEver wonder how democratic or republican employees in your job field are? Well, now you don't have to.
Bush's Tough Week Exposes Challenges For His Likely 2016 BidFor days, Jeb Bush has offered confusing answers to questions about the war in Iraq, disappointed Republicans in Iowa, and forgotten he wasn't yet a 2016 presidential candidate.
Walker A 2016 GOP Force; Might Govs. Kasich, Snyder Jump In?Wisconsin's Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest. It's a position two other Republican governors from the Midwest, lesser known but similarly ambitious, undoubtedly would like to be in.
Bush: Senate Should Confirm Attorney General Nominee LynchLikely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch.
Fiorina Likely GOP Presidential Candidate, Attacks ClintonFormer technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is more than 90 percent likely to seek the Republican presidential nomination.
Former KKK Leader David Duke Mulls Congressional Run Against ScaliseFormer Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he may run for Congress against the No. 3 House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana.
Bachmann Ready To Leave Congress, But Not PoliticsAn audacious conservative, Rep. Michele Bachmann stood out from the moment she was first elected to Congress in 2006. Democrats were ascendant and Bachmann was a stridently Republican new arrival with a homespun Minnesota twang.
Md. State's Attorney Dead In Apparent SuicideJerry Barnes, who served as Carroll County's top prosecutor for 20 years, was found dead of an apparent suicide Saturday
Texas Rep. Stockman Says He Received SubpoenaA Texas congressman and three of his aides say they have been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in a criminal investigation.
Md. Senate GOP Picks New LeadershipMaryland Republicans have chosen new leadership in the state Senate.
Kansas Could Elect Non-Republican Senator For First Time Since 1932U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts hoped Kansas' deep Republican roots would hold firm Tuesday as he sought to fend off a surprisingly staunch challenge from a suburban Kansas City businessman pledging to bring a nonpartisan voice to Washington.