House Republicans gathered Wednesday to hear pitches from candidates vying to be their new leaders as conservatives hoped they wouldn’t be shut out of a top spot.
After a nine-year war with trillions of U.S. dollars spent, many fear the gains made in Iraq could be lost with the new crisis in the country.
Republicans, including the vanquished majority leader himself, on Sunday considered Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary loss last week to a little-known tea party challenger and what it means for the GOP heading forward.
Virginia Republicans are being accused of bribing off a Democratic state senator by offering he and his daughter prestigious jobs in exchange for his resignation – giving the GOP control of the chamber and the ability to strike down Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is embarking on a book tour this week that will feature overtones of a potential presidential campaign in 2016 and could offer a window into the former Secretary of State’s stamina and how she might present her rationale for another White House bid.
President Barack Obama said Thursday he “absolutely makes no apologies” for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
A bill proposed by four Senate Republicans would give veterans more flexibility to see a private doctor if they are forced to wait too long for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital or clinic.
Mississippi contest between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel too close to call.
Supporters of legislation to protect reporters from being compelled to name confidential sources are claiming new momentum after a recent surprise vote in the GOP-controlled House and in advance of a possible Senate debate this summer.
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.