The sequester has caused the Air Force Academy's July 4th fireworks show to go boom — and not in a good way.
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President Obama was heckled Thursday during a speech to an audience that included scores of university students in Jerusalem.
The Sunlight Foundation says that over the last five years more than 3,100 lobbyists registered to work members of Congress on immigration — a figure that underscores the big stakes involved both ideologically and economically.
Members of the House GOP Doctors Caucus on Thursday marked the three-year anniversary of President Obama's health care law with a renewed call for a full repeal while acknowledging that a piecemeal effort to "chip away" at the reforms is more politically feasible.
Florida voters overwhelmingly would chose former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for president in 2016 over the state's two highest profile Republicans, former Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio, a new poll shows.
Republican Rep. Peter King said Thursday that President Obama's trip to Israel has been "very successful" and applauded his outreach to the Middle East country.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has pushed back at Republican claims that President Obama's health care reforms are draining the economy, saying "Obamacare" has lowered Medicare and private insurance costs significantly.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Wednesday that the White House is still pushing for a so-called assault weapons ban to pass Congress, even though the measure is on life support after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said this week it will not be part of a base bill Democrats plan to introduce next month.
Democrats tried to embarrass Republicans Wednesday by refusing to cast votes on House conservatives' budget, forcing the GOP to have to kill one of its own plans.
Rep. Darrell Issa, who chairs the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is poking a little fun at President Obama's decision to put a stop to White House tours in the face of the sequester instead of making more targeted spending cuts.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Wednesday the U.S. "almost had a chance at power" of the papacy, asserting that Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley nearly got elected pope.
Rep. Steve Scalise, chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, condemned President Obama Wednesday for making his picks for the NCAA college basketball tournament before releasing his annual budget, calling it a "shocking failure of leadership."
Sen. Orrin Hatch has never been shy in voicing his concerns about President Obama's health care law, but he was particularly put off by one aspect of a newly created health innovation center under the Affordable Care Act — treadmill desks.
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat, would trounce the state's current GOP Gov. Rick Scott in a hypothetical 2014 matchup, a new poll says.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to reclassify hydrocodone drugs such as Vicodin to reflect their high potential for addiction amid a nationwide "epidemic" of painkiller abuse.