Approximately four in 10 homes in the U.S. have at least one gun owner, with the numbers split significantly along party lines, a new poll shows.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, said he doesn't believe Congress needs to investigate closings on the George Washington Bridge that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's staff orchestrated as political retaliation.
The group representing 41 organizations in a federal lawsuit related to the IRS targeting of conservative and tea party groups said Thursday that it is "troubling" that the Justice Department tapped a political supporter of President Obama to lead the investigation into the allegations of wrongdoing at the tax agency.
This is the era of "red, wild and blue America" says the Sportsman Channel, which will introduce new host Sarah Palin to the Hollywood press on Friday to prove its point.
A new poll shows that a majority of American voters support raising the minimum wage and extending jobless benefits.
Basketball superstar LeBron James and his Miami Heat teammates, winners of back-to-back NBA titles, will visit the White House next week, the Obama administration announced Wednesday night.
The Cincinnati Bengals' offensive coordinator became the sixth known candidate to interview for the Redskins' coaching job when he met with team executives Wednesday at Redskins Park.
A day after former Defense Secretary Robert Gates criticized Vice President Joseph R. Biden as essentially worthless, the White House Wednesday allowed journalists to photograph Mr. Biden having lunch with President Obama.
Reps. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina and Carolyn McCarthy of New York will not seek re-election, Politico reported.
The head of the Democratic National Committee pounced Wednesday on news reports that link New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration to lane closures on the George Washington Bridge and raise additional questions about whether the closures were part of a politically fueled vendetta against a Democrat who refused to endorse Mr. Christie for re-election.
House Speaker John A. Boehner brushed aside the criticism that former Defense Secretary Robert Gates leveled against Congress in his new book, which also includes a harsh critique of the Obama administration.
Now immersed in his fourth visit to North Korea, Dennis Rodman and a cast of former basketball greats will stage an exhibition game before the isolated nation's most elite citizens on Wednesday, all to celebrate the 31st birthday of dictator Kim Jong-un. The world looks on, waiting for spectacle. Or something.
Rep. Luke Messer said Wednesday he is open to considering a two-tiered increase in the nation's minimum wage.
A record number people are now identifying themselves as independents, while the number of people that identify as Republicans has dipped to a new low, according to 25 years of Gallup polling.
A Democrat on the House Budget Committee said Wednesday that there is no reason for the proposed extension of unemployment benefits making its way through Congress to be offset with spending reductions elsewhere in the budget.
A top former adviser to President Obama said Wednesday that former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has done the nation a "disservice" by rolling out a new book that includes sharp critiques of the administration — in particular its approach to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
President Obama on Tuesday formally nominated Sen. Max Baucus as the next American ambassador to China, as well as nominees for nine other key posts.
The quarterback was named the recipient of the Redskins' Ed Block Courage Award, an honor given to one person from each team who displays extraordinary courage in the face of adversity.
Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers sued the NFL over concussions Monday, the same day the proposed $765 million settlement in the case was filed in federal court.
It's not HealthCare.gov, but another government website — that of the Interior Department — has been down since Friday.