January 2014 Headlines
House Republican leaders are laying out a blueprint for immigration reform, trying to gain support from other GOP House members.
President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union speech Tuesday. He outlined a vision of "opportunity for all." But the question is -- who's listening?
While the president is expected to express a willingness to work with Congress, he will also make it clear he'll go it alone if he deems it necessary.
Most Americans still have a negative view of Obamacare, according to a new Associated Press-GFK poll.
Virginia's Republican lawmakers are blasting the new state attorney general for his decision not to defend Virginia's marriage law.
The Republican National Committee is taking a stand for life and pushing back against Democrats' claims the party is waging a "war on women."
The White House is blasting former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for saying Democrats are waging the real war on women.
The Republican party has picked a woman to deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Tuesday.
If you signed up for Obamacare, your personal information may be extremely vulnerable to hackers, according to expert hacker David Kennedy.
A government task force is urging President Obama to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone data in a new report Thursday.
President Barack Obama is being criticized for making light of the terrorist threat posed by al Qaeda.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are praising President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the NSA's surveillance programs despite disagreeing with some of the details.
Chris Christie is facing new charges from the mayor of a New Jersey town who says his administration tied Sandy recovery funds to support for a real estate project.
The omnibus bill -- really 12 bills wrapped into one -- was "rushed to passage without amendment or meaningful review," said Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
President Obama announced plans Friday to reform the NSA's telephone metadata collection program. But some fear the White House isn't going far enough.
A top opponent of wasteful government spending is stepping down from the U.S. Senate.
Congress has passed a $1.1 trillion bipartisan spending bill that eases the harshest effects of last year's automatic budget cuts.
The top cybersecurity officer for Health and Human Services Department said he was concerned about security risks before the launch of the Obamacare website.
The National Security Agency has bugged about 100,000 computers around the world, according to a new report by The New York Times.
The Republican-led House is set to approve a $1.1 trillion spending deal, even without the votes of some conservatives who object to Obamacare funding in the measure.
The FBI is not planning to file any criminal charges over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of the Tea Party and other conservative groups.
The National Security Agency's collection of phone data doesn't really help in preventing terrorist attacks, according to a recent study by the New America Foundation.
The Obama administration is facing new accusations over regulations targeting the coal industry.
The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing a challenge to the presidential power to fill high-level positions when the Senate is in recess.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is releasing thousands of documents in an investigation into his staff's role in the closing of the George Washington Bridge.
The leader of the investigation into the IRS targeting of conservative and Tea Party groups is a political supporter of President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama is set to announce ways to help poor neighborhoods through five new "Promise Zones."
New Jersey Gov. Christie fired one of his aides amid accusations his administration used a traffic jam as a weapon against a Democratic mayor.
For now, Utah will not recognize the nearly 1,000 gay marriages performed in the state. The governor instructed agencies to freeze all actions regarding same-sex marriages.
Many of the federal social programs spend billions of taxpayer dollars while doing no good at all, as revealed in "Do Federal Social Programs Work?"
The White House is marking the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty."
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates offers an unflinching account of his years serving the Bush and Obama administrations in his new political memoir.
Republicans joined Democrats in the Senate Tuesday to advance debate on an unemployment benefits bill.
Participants in the new health care exchanges are running into big roadblocks over relatively minor changes, like trying to add coverage for a baby.
Congress returned to work Monday after a two-week break, and with 2014 being an election year, there's a lot at stake for lawmakers.
The White House is ramping up attempts to convince healthy young Americans to sign up for Obamacare.
Obamacare applications haven't been processed and insurance companies say they've received thousands of faulty applications from the government.
About 40,000 new policies have gone into effect for 2014. Most of the new laws are at state and local levels.
This year the Republicans plan to take back the Senate, and they may be able to do that thanks to the public backlash aganist Obamacare.
The failed launch of Obamacare was a 2013 top story. But the impact of the health care law is just one factor that could make 2014 another tough year for Obama's allies.