Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, his family announced.
A judge has ruled that the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will get to spend more time outside a mental hospital where he has been confined for most of the past three decades.
A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
A new poll finds that President Barack Obama has been rated the biggest failure as commander in chief since 1900.
Amid criticism and accusations that makers of historical blockbuster “The Butler” were unfair in their portrayal of former President Ronald Reagan, director Lee Daniels and representatives of the Weinstein Company have taken to television to defend their work.
Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama is “mired” in a series of scandals and must find a way to surmount them.
Eight former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs say the federal government needs to act now or it might lose the chance to nullify Colorado and Washington’s laws legalizing recreational marijuana use.
Sen. Marco Rubio hammered on President Barack Obama on the economy, emphasizing that he wants to protect his neighbors, not the millionaires, from the president’s vision of a strong middle-class economy.
Rep. Paul Ryan said Saturday that Republicans need to stick together and pick their fights during President Barack Obama’s second term, rejecting some White House proposals outright and trying to infuse others with conservative principles.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is widely viewed as one of the nation’s most conservative federal appellate courts, but President Barack Obama could get a chance to change that perception in his second term.