The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors’ influence.
Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.
Republican lawmakers say President Barack Obama violated U.S. laws when he approved the exchange of an American soldier.
Support for embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki eroded quickly Thursday, especially among congressional Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns, even as Shinseki continued to fight for his job amid allegations of delayed medical care and misconduct at VA facilities nationwide.
The wild hikes in health insurance rates that blindsided many Americans in recent years may become less frequent because of the health care overhaul.
On any given day, Republicans call Hillary Rodham Clinton a deeply flawed future presidential candidate.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell looked to vanquish a tea party challenger, and nearly a dozen candidates vied for spots on the Georgia ballot for fall elections that will decide control of the U.S. Senate — highlights Tuesday night of party primaries that spread across six states.
Obama says the GOP focus on Obamacare and Benghazi has become an endless loop.
Antarctic ice can be up to 2.6 miles thick, yet researchers say that the continent of Antarctica is rising unusually fast due to climate change.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she was “personally skeptical” that Iran would agree to a comprehensive deal to remove its nuclear weapon capabilities but said the Obama administration faced a promising opportunity that required it to “give diplomacy space to work.”