March 2013 Headlines
Three months after the Sandy Hook shootings, the White House is again ramping up its gun control rhetoric. But a new poll shows support has weakened.
Several Gang of Eight senators who are pushing for immigration reform toured a fence in Arizona -- and unexpectedly got to witness the problem firsthand.
As private gun and ammunition sales skyrocket, Uncle Sam is buying too and in bulk. The Department of Homeland Security is purchasing 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition.
Retired Col. Ron Crews warns a ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act could put military chaplains at greater risk for discrimination.
The Internal Revenue Service is apologizing for wasting taxpayer dollars to make a video parody of the sci-fi show "Star Trek."
The gun control battle is heating up again. With two weeks remaining before a Senate vote, both sides say it's critical voters make their voices heard.
An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade.
Four Democratic senators are asking President Obama to have the Environment Protection Agency cut back on some of its regulations.
The Senate approved a bill Wednesday to avoid a March 27 government shutdown, in a 73-26 vote.
A ban on assault weapons will not be included in a gun control measure set to go to the Senate floor next month.
House Democrats have put together a budget for the government that raises $1.2 trillion in new taxes over the next 10 years, according to The Hill.
Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants.
Republican Party leaders have announced new plans on how they will begin courting minority voters.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide whether states can force people to prove they're American citizens before registering to vote.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that allows prayers led by students over school intercoms, at graduations, or at sporting events.
House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans won't go along with any plans to raise taxes to help cut the federal deficit.
The conservative movement is grappling with finding the winning formula to bring more voters in future elections.
Critics are raising concerns about President Obama's nominee for secretary of the Department of Labor.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul narrowly won the presidential straw poll that closed out this year's Conservative Political Action Conference.
Business mogul Donald Trump warned those gathered at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference that the Republican Party is in serious trouble.
Thousands are gathered Friday for the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference to plot the way forward for the Republican Party.
As conservatives gather for CPAC, one Republican senator is making headlines for dropping a key conservative belief he once held.
Is it really a good idea to allow knives, even small ones, onboard airplanes?TSA officials say yes, but many critics in Congress don't agree.
The Conservative Political Action Conference kicked off in Washington Thursday, making it a pivotal week for conservatives and the Republican party.
President Obama met with Senate Republicans and concluded his Congressional tour with House Democrats, Thursday.
Westminster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit against the contraception mandate in Obamacare.
President Obama has picked a woman to fill the vacancy at the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Some watchdog groups are calling President Obama to shut down what they call a new "dangerous arm of his presidency."
Democrats in the Senate have finally put together their first budget in four years.
The House is voting on a bill to prevent welfare waivers. The bill would block the Obama administration from waiving any work requirements in the 1996 welfare reform law.
Applying for benefits under President Obama's health care plan could be as lengthy and complex as doing your taxes.
A Senate panel approved a new bill Tuesday that would expand background checks for all gun buyers.
An all-out budget battle is brewing on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers on both sides saying it's not just about numbers, but priorities.
Breitbart.com's Ben Shapiro explains how bullying has morphed into the left's "go-to tactic" to squash opponents through fear and rhetorical intimidation.
Fewer Americans are impressed with President Obama's job performance, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., said his new budget includes a repeal of President Obama's health care law.
Two American soldiers and three Afghan policemen were killed in another insider attack, Monday.
President Obama takes humorous jabs at sequestration during annual Gridiron dinner.
As government officials applaud the arrest of Osama bin Laden's spokesman, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, lawmakers are calling the move a "bad precedent."
A Senate panel has approved the first new federal gun legislation since December's deadly Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Former President Bill Clinton says the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, the measure he signed into law in 1996.
The Obama administration has postponed an award for an Egyptian women's rights activist because of anti-Semitic and anti-American comments posted on her Twitter account.
Bin Laden's spokesman and son-in-law is in U.S. custody. American leaders are calling Abu Ghaith's capture a "very significant victory" against al Qaeda.
The Mississippi Legislature has sent a bill to Gov. Phil Bryant that would allow student prayer before school audiences.
President Obama abandoned last week's take-no-prisoners strategy against Republicans on the sequester. By mid-week he was wining and dining GOP lawmakers.
National statistics show the number of violent crimes in America is declining, but the number of sexual assaults against women remains stable.
Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tied up the Senate for 13 hours Wednesday as he filibustered a vote on the president's pick to head the CIA.
The Republican measure called the Health Care Conscience Rights Act is designed to protect the rights of pro-life employers, insurers and medical workers.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he won't rule drone strikes in the United States.
Conservatives are criticizing Gina McCarthy, President Obama's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
The sequester cuts may be in place, but many federal agencies appear to still be hiring.
A bipartisan group of senators have proposed a bill this week to toughen the federal penalties for people who illegally purchase firearms for someone else.
House Republicans have introduced a measure to soften the potential damage of those across-the-board spending cuts.
President Obama has named Gina McCarthy, Ernest Moniz, and Sylvia Mathews Burwell as his EPA, energy, and budget nominees.
Legal restrictions on Kosher meat and circumcision are just a few of the warning signs in Europe that anti-Semitism is rising around the world.
The sequester budget cuts are in effect and politicians admit that, at least for now, no one's feeling much pain.
Sen. Graham said he and Sen. McCain, "are hell-bent on making sure the American people understand" how four Americans could have been murdered in Benghazi.
The Senate's Republican leader is calling $85 billion in federal spending cuts a modest step toward curing Washington of its "spending addiction."
Another Washington media figure says he's been threatened by the Obama administration.
The president and Republicans used their weekly media messages to blame one another.