September 2013 Headlines
In a 54-46 vote, the Senate swatted a second measure back to House Speaker John Boehner after stripping out a provision delaying Obamacare for a year.
The Washington media elites and politicians are about as preoccupied with a potential government shutdown as they would be if Armaggedon were on the way.
The House of Representatives voted Sunday to keep the federal government funded and to delay Obamacare by one year, setting up a showdown with Senate Democrats.
House Speaker John Boehner calls for one-year delay in Obama's Health Care law, sends government shutdown dilemma to Senate Democrats.
The "Young Invincibles" are the seemingly healthy 18- to 34-year-olds who oftentimes aren't insured, and they're a major focus of the administration's Obamacare push.
Time is running out for lawmakers to come to a compromise on a spending bill. There's only four days left to avoid a government shutdown - and neither side is budging.
The White House is in full campaign mode to promote Obamacare to a public that's skeptical.
A recent Gallup survey shows a majority of Americans believe the government is too powerful, reaching a record level since 2002.
The IRS official at the center of the agency's Tea Party scandal has resigned, just as a review board was set to decide on whether she should be fired.
President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton have kicked off a six month push to promote the president's health care plan, which goes into effect Oct. 1
Lawmakers aren't any closer to reaching a budget deal, with only a week left to avoid a government shutdown.
There are no signs of a compromise in Washington as a fiscal showdown over Obamacare, the nation's budget, and the debt limit edges closer.
The House has passed a bill that slashes billions of dollars from the nation's food stamp program, attempting to stop able-bodied adults from receiving food stamps.
Sen. Paul and other senators are pushing for overhaul of the federal guidelines for prison sentences, saying the current rules disproportionately hurt minorities.
The GOP is using the threat of a government shutdown as leverage to repeal Obamacare, a move the president calls political extortion.
Louisiana's governor is pushing back against the Justice Department's lawsuit to block his state from issuing new private school tuition vouchers.
Newly released documents show the Internal Revenue Service tagged groups, including Tea Party organizations, based on the political views of their writings.
A declassified opinion from a federal surveillance court says the NSA's collection of phone records complies with the constitution.
House conservatives are announcing an alternative to Obamacare Wednesday. The proposal offers tax relief for those who purchase their own insurance.
As the U.S. faces another possible government shutdown, President Barack Obama said Tuesday he will not negotiate over the extension of the debt ceiling.
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., is trying to simplify the tax code, saying it will help American competitiveness in the world.
Obamacare is proving unpopular even with some of the president's political allies in the labor movement.
Several Republican senators are criticizing the deal struck by the United States and Russia this weekend to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons cache.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Saturday they have reached an agreement on a framework for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons.
Obamacare is supposed to allow Americans to comparatively shop health insurance plans. But some fear it could pose risks well beyond a person's health.
A new report is calling for accountability from the Obama administration on the 9/11 Benghazi massacre that left four Americans dead, including the U.S. ambassador.
President Barack Obama took his case for military action in Syria to the American people. However, both lawmakers and the public remain unconvinced.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., gave his counterpoints to President Barack Obama's address to the nation Tuesday night on striking Syria.
A year after the attack in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, critics still have serious questions about what really happened -- and what they still don't know.
Leaders around the world are planning their next moves after President Barack Obama put temporary brakes on an military strike against Syria.
Two Colorado Democrats have been kicked out of office in a recall election over gun control laws.
There was no political comeback for former Congressman Anthony Weiner or former Gov. Eliot Spitzer Tuesday night in New York.
The NSA's surveillance machine grew too big and too fast for anyone to understand, according to a report by the the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Obama: Syria's use of chemical weapons violates international law, "danger to our security"
As the president prepares to pitch his case to attack Syria to the American people, a new CNN national poll shows his approval rating on foreign policy has hit an all-time low.
A throng of Obamacare foes gathered in Washington, D.C., for an event called Exempt America.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first from the high court to perform a gay marriage ceremony, sparking criticism over her impartiality in the matter.
More information is coming to light in the ever-widening controversy over the National Security Agency's surveillance program.
The NSA, working with Britain, has secretly been bypassing or cracking the codes of encryption technology, according to reports published this week.
The National Rifle Association has joined in a lawsuit against the National Security Agency, saying the agency essentially is developing a national gun registry.
Critics at a rally in Richmond, Va., say most GOP lawmakers refuse to make meaningful moves to strip Obamacare's funding.
When Muslim jihadists carry out a terror attack, the often cry out, Allahu Akbar, which means in Arabic "Allah is greater."