In a new poll released Wednesday, nearly seven in 10 likely U.S. voters say it's better for President Obama to work with Congress rather than act alone, compared to 27 percent who say it's better for him to go around Congress if necessary "to accomplish what he feels is important."
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Sign-wielding protesters in pink t-shirts briefly disrupted the opening of a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on global terrorism threats Wednesday morning.
There's much talk about early bird political action committees who are already fundraising for a potential Hillary Clinton campaign for president. Such news takes a back seat to a close head count on Capitol Hill revealing how many Democratic lawmakers have stepped forward to endorse Mrs. Clinton, though she has yet to declare her intentions.
Washington is the biggest cash cow for both political parties, but Republicans shouldn't discount Nashville and Democrats might consider booking a trip to Boston as well.
With much fanfare last summer, the American Medical Association declared that obesity was a disease, and should be treated as such. Psychologists are not so sure, however. A study released Tuesday, in fact, says that labeling obesity as a disease may undermine healthy behaviors.
The second-line center missed practice on Monday and will not play in the Capitals' road game against the Sabres on Tuesday, coach Adam Oates said.
A new poll released Monday found that a strong majority of Americans believe less government involvement would help to close the income gap in America.
A day after he delivers his State of the Union address, President Obama will head to a Costco store in suburban Maryland to speak about the economy, the White House announced Monday.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, predicted Monday that Congress will have a more productive year in 2014 than it did last year — thanks in part to what he says is the tea party's waning influence on Capitol Hill.
It's a tough audience. The annual primetime State of the Union address is not exactly galvanizing the viewing public. Just 28 percent say they definitely plan to watch President Obama's address on Tuesday evening, according to a new Harris poll. What to do? Serious-minded strategies at the White House appear to be giving way to entertainment.
The Redskins' running back had 69 receiving yards but did not score as his team, Team Sanders, lost 22-21 to Team Rice in the first Pro Bowl led by Hall of Fame captains.
Gio Gonzalez' Tuesday routine includes throwing a bullpen session. His catcher? Former New York Yankee standout Jorge Posada, and to say Gonzalez idolizes Posada doesn't begin to describe his feelings.
Jordan, who spent nine years in the NFL, has been hired as the Redskins' new running backs coach, the team announced late Saturday.
Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, first baseman Adam LaRoche and outfielder Bryce Harper all expect to be close to full health entering spring training after undergoing surgeries in the offseason.
It is is political theater at its most frantic: the State of the Union address - SOTU in popular parlance - may now stand for "so too" much. The annual rite is amplified by shrill news coverage and endlessly endlessly punctuated by partisan applause, planned distractions, mystifying protocols and annoying insider behaviors.
Acknowledging that his beard wasn't measuring up, White House press secretary Jay Carney shaved it off Friday.
Joe Nosef, Mississippi GOP chair, said Friday former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee's remarks on birth control distracted from the Republican Party's pro-life position that much of the country agrees with.
A petition asking President Obama to deport Justin Bieber and revoke his visa is quickly gaining popularity on the White House's "We The People" page Friday morning.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said Friday she's not concerned about America being eclipsed by China as the top economy in the world.
Less than half of registered voters think their congressman deserves to be re-elected, a Gallup poll released Friday found.