State of the Union

The leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees say the terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Senate, House Intelligence Heads Agree On Rising US Terrorism Threat

The leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees say the terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren’t as safe as they were a year or two ago.

12/01/2013

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says nothing has changed even after CBS News admitted on Friday that it was wrong to trust a "60 Minutes" source who claimed to be at the scene of the Benghazi assault. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Graham Refuses To Allow Obama Nominees Without Benghazi Answers

A Republican senator isn’t backing down from blocking President Barack Obama’s nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and homeland security secretary in a long-running dispute over the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.

11/10/2013

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz conceded that his rallying push to defund “Obamacare” by shutting down the federal government still lacks the votes necessary for success in Congress. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Cruz: GOP Needs ‘Grassroots Tsunami’ For Votes To Defund Obamacare

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz conceded that his rallying push to defund “Obamacare” by shutting down the federal government still lacks the votes necessary for success in Congress.

08/25/2013

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says the tornado-ravaged city of Moore needs quick action from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Okla. Gov: Tornado Relief Needs To Push Through FEMA ‘Red Tape’

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says the tornado-ravaged city of Moore needs quick action from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

05/26/2013

File photo of the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Members Nearing Deal On Immigration Bill

A bipartisan group of House members working in secret on a comprehensive immigration bill is nearing completion and has met with party leaders to brief them.

03/15/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Bypasses Congress With Public Economic Pitch

Weeks before President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, White House aides were locking down a plan for the sales pitch that would follow during three days of travel focused on his main themes.

02/16/2013

Flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Barack Obama (C) delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sister Of Suspect Hears Obama Talk Of Gun Violence

One of the students in the audience as President Barack Obama talked about gun violence in Chicago this week is a sister of one of the suspects in the slaying of Hadiya (hy-DEE’-uh) Pendleton, the teen who performed at Obama’s inauguration.

02/16/2013

President Obama delivers remarks on the economy at Linamar Corporation on Feb. 13, 2013 in Arden, N.C. (credit: John W. Adkisson/Getty Images)

Obama: Government Needs To Build ‘Ladders Of Opportunity’

President Barack Obama was wrapping up his post-State of the Union tour by talking about how government can build “ladders of opportunity” into the middle class.

02/15/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Facing a divided Congress, Obama focused his speech on new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy. (credit: Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Video: Full State of the Union Address

The complete 2013 State of the Union Address given by President Barack Obama.

02/13/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Credit: Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Rubio Takes Quick Water Break In GOP Response

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address included an impromptu water break to quench his thirst.

02/13/2013

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