Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is running for president. Cruz announced his plans on social media, tweeting "I'm running for president and I hope to earn your support."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has started an aggressive campaign to block President Barack Obama's agenda on climate change.
As Israelis were voting for their next prime minister Tuesday, American lawmakers were demanding to know if U.S. taxpayer dollars helped fund a campaign to oust current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Grassroots anger against the Common Core education standards has spilled into the emerging 2016 presidential campaign. Much is at stake as potential candidates bolster their positions.
Americans are not happy with the U.S. government. In fact, they say the government is the number one problem our country is facing.
A bipartisan anti-human trafficking bill has stalled in the Senate after Democrats took issue with an abortion provision they say they had not noticed before.