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Sen. Rand Paul introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the federal government to obtain a warrant before they can use drones to collect evidence against or do surveillance on American citizens.
During an closely watched hearing on the IRS' targeting of conservative groups, Rep. Jim Jordan revealed what most people suspected about politicians — they like to know what's being said about them.
President Obama will travel to Oklahoma on Sunday to survey the devastation from the deadly tornado that tore through the town of Moore, leaving death and debris in its wake.
The doors of the White House are open for big names in Hollywood even though the sequester ended tours for the public months ago.
A handful of conservative congressmen said Wednesday that they will demand a budget that balances in 10 years in exchange for their vote to increase the debt ceiling, saying that Republican leadership promised as much during a GOP retreat earlier this year.
The Treasury Department said Tuesday that the federal government's new borrowing limit is $16.699 trillion — an increase of $305 million over the previous limit in February.
Sixty percent of voters think the Obama administration is trying to cover up what happened during the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi compared to 28 percent who think the administration is being open and transparent, a new Fox News poll said.
CNN Anchor Wolf Blitzer asked an straight question, and he got a straight answer.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden joked Tuesday night that President Obama is trying to learn to speak in public without a teleprompter.
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday responded to a reporter's question about Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' fundraising for "Obamacare" by comparing it to questions about President Obama's birth certificate.
Sen. Rand Paul was not happy during Tuesday's Senate subcommittee hearing on Apple's offshore tax practices.
The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a House bill designed to approve building the Keystone pipeline, saying President Obama should have final say over the controversial project to bring oil from Canada to the U.S.
Forty seven percent of registered voters say President Obama has done more to unite the country while in office and 47 percent say he's done more to divide it, according to a new Washington Post/ABC poll.
New numbers from CNN show that President Obama is weathering a recent spate of controversies while the favorability of the Tea Party has ticked up in the wake of revelations that the IRS heavily scrutinized conservative groups applying for nonprofit status in recent years.
CONCORD, N.H. — Kicking off his remarks at a New Hampshire GOP dinner, Sen. Rand Paul assured the crowd gathered in a ballroom here that he's on their side when it comes to securing their southern border.
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Extending sexual misconduct to combat units