April 2013 Headlines
The U.S. Senate will vote on a proposal Monday empowering states to collect sales taxes for Internet purchases.
Some State Department and CIA officials say they've been threatened by the Obama administration for being whistleblowers in the Benghazi investigation.
Members of both parties in Congress are pushing to spend an extra $436 million on the M1 Abrams tank against the wishes of senior Army officials.
The 99th annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner attracted Washington's power players and some of entertainment's biggest names Saturday.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., says there was confusion over the first bill. He says his new plan is simple and will focus on criminal and mental health background checks.
Democrats in Congress say they are not seeking any exemptions from Obamacare.
Congress is trying to end the air traffic controller furloughs that are blamed for widespread flight delays this week.
President Obama became the first sitting president to address Planned Parenthood in person on Friday.
All the living American presidents unite in Dallas Thursday to salute one of their own.
Politico reports lawmakers from both parties have been involved in confidential negotiations to get exemptions for Obama Care.
Air travel gridlock has escalated across the country this week. The FAA is blaming sequestration cuts, but Republicans say it's all political gamesmanship.
The Rhode Island Senate approves gay marriage with a vote of 26-12 Wednesday.
In light of the deadly Sandy Hook massacre, tough new guns laws are popping up across the country.
Flight delays are piling up around the country because air traffic controllers are being forced to take days off due to budget cuts.
President George W. Bush is back in the spotlight as his presidential library is set to open May 1 -- and he has more American support than when he left office.
President Obama is focusing his gun control efforts on restricting gun sales to those with mental health issues.
The immigration reform bill is making its debut in before the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday.
A high-ranking Senate Democrat who supported President Obama's health care overhaul now says it's a disaster in the making.
Senate Democrats have failed in their bid to pass new gun control measures.
GOP lawmakers accuse Labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez of misusing power during his time as head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.
Capitol Hill police say a letter mailed to the office of Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., tested positive for a dangerous poison called ricin Tuesday.
A Senate push for new gun control measures is in deep trouble. Growing numbers of Republicans are opposing it, which could spell defeat.
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio says a new deal on immigration does not include any kind of amnesty provision.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine said she would vote for a compromise on background checks, a compromise crafted by GOP Sens. Toomey and Manchin.
Could Sen. Rand Paul be the next president? Whatever he decides, the eye doctor from Bowling Green thinks he may have the right prescription for America.
People gathered on Capitol Hill Thursday to honor victims of recent gun violence. There religious leaders, including some from Newtown,Conn., began a 24-prayer vigil.
Protecting U.S. borders through increased surveillance and tighter security will be the centerpiece of the Senate's landmark immigration reform legislation.
Sens. Joe Manchin, R-Pa., and Pat Toomey, R-W.V., announced Wednesday their bipartisan deal to expand background checks to include gun show and online sales.
President Obama is unveiling his 2014 budget Wednesday. But some lawmakers are focused on a report on how the government is wasting tax dollors.
The federal government is wasting billions of taxpayer dollars because of overlapping programs, according to a new report by the General Accounting Office.
Months after the Sandy Hook tragedy, the president is making a push for a vote on gun control. But a growing number of Republicans pledge to block him.
The White House is making the case for President Obama's budget which is scheduled to be formally released Wednesday morning.
At Friday's White House Easter breakfast, the president said his trip last month to Israel brought "scripture to life."
The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved an arms treaty, setting the stage for a showdown between the National Rifle Associatio nand the White House.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a proven fiscal conservative, and his stock continues to rise as Republicans think about their possible candidates for 2016.
President Obama is in Colorado Wednesday, pushing new federal gun control measures.
Sen. Mark Kirk's announcement comes less than three weeks after Sen. Rob Portman became the first Republican in the Senate to say he supports gay marriage.
The bipartisan Gang of Eight senators say they're nearly finished with an immigration reform plan.