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Thursday will be an emotional roller coaster for President Obama and first lady Michelle.
Rock musician and conservative political pundit Ted Nugent wants Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to receive an old-school punishment with a long New England history: a public hanging.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday signed a law to create the first-of-its-kind center to study and advance therapies with adult stem cells.
Leave it to Donald Trump to link the simmering controversy over President Obama's health care law to the Boston Marathon bombings.
While many Americans trained their eyes on the outskirts of Boston, Sen. John Cornyn surveyed the damage left by a massive deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in his state of Texas.
The IRS will shut down entirely for five days this year in order to try to meet its slimmed-down budget under the sequesters, a labor union that represents Treasury Department employees said on Friday.
Days after 80-year-old conservative mega-financier Bob Perry died, the Reuters news agency erroneously posted an obituary for George Soros, his liberal counterpart.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Thursday called on lawmakers in Washington to "be a little patient" with ongoing diplomatic talks between Iran, the U.S. and others in the international community over Tehran's suspected drive to obtain nuclear weapons.
A new campaign ad is reminding South Carolina voters of former Gov. Mark Sanford's bizarre fall from grace in 2009.
by Sidney Van Wyk | Published April 18, 2013 Comments
A House lawmaker has introduced a bill to create a panel to referee the legal clash between federal and state laws over marijuana.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday her office was slow in shooting down Internet rumors about massive federal government ammunition purchases because she didn't think the reports — and the news outlets such as Drudge Report that carried those reports — were credible.
A key Democratic congressman said Thursday it is "a little crazy" for House Republicans to criticize the Obama administration's efforts to implement and education the public about the federal health care law, considering they've denied it funding and try to dismantle it at every turn.
They are often political opponents, but President Obama has written an poignant piece praising Sen. Tom Coburn, a conservative Oklahoma Republican, as part of Time magazine's story on the 100 most influential people in the world.
An emotional and forceful New York Times op-ed penned by former Rep. Gabby Giffords is gathering attention Thursday morning, one day after the Senate voted down a measure to expand background checks on gun sales in the wake of tragedies such as the deadly 2011 Tucson shooting that left her seriously injured.
Sen. Joe Manchin III struck an optimistic tone on Thursday despite the defeat of a bitterly fought measure that would expand background checks on certain gun sales.
By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution