The fiscally conservative Club for Growth launched a new website Wednesday dedicated to holding congressional RINOs — "Republicans in Name Only" — accountable for what the group calls abandoning the principles of economic freedom and limited government.
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President Obama is finally visiting Capitol Hill Wednesday, but not to negotiate with Republicans over looming budget cuts — instead he'll dedicate a statue of civil-rights pioneer Rosa Parks.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley are in a seemingly never-ending battle to lure — or keep — jobs and companies on their side of the Potomac River.
Grappling with unwelcome results of a revolution that he encouraged, President Obama told Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in a phone call Tuesday that he has a responsibility to "protect the democratic principles" that Egyptians fought for.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday he wants to expand Medicaid enrollment in his state, making him the latest high-profile Republican to accept a key pillar of President Obama's health care law.
A spokeswoman for Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa Republican and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, accused Democrats of playing games on gun control Tuesday by planning to dump a background check on the GOP at a Thursday committee meeting.
One congressman has offered an idea for where the White House could find some savings with the looming spending sequesters: Stop taking trips on Air Force One.
With no deal in sight to avoid $85 billion in automatic across-the-board federal spending cuts scheduled to kick in Friday, House Speaker John A. Boehner ramped up the blame game, telling the Capitol's other chamber it's time for them to move a certain body part.
West Virginia's state attorney general Tuesday called on President Obama to delay the implementation of his signature health care law, the latest in a chorus of Republicans arguing that slowing down the new law is a way to ease the looming crisis over sequester spending cuts.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to take up four measures on gun violence Thursday, including California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's bill that would ban so-called assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
The federal government is facing massive furloughs beginning later this week, but it is still running help-wanted ads seeking workers to answer phones — at up to $81,000 a year — or to drive cars for the State Department, for as much as $26.45 an hour.
Three lawmakers from Connecticut have written a letter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting that pages being used to harass or exploit the families of the victims of the Newtown shootings be taken down.
First lady Michelle Obama added some presidential glitz to the Oscars Sunday night, appearing via live video to open the envelope containing the name of the best-picture winner, "Argo."
One week ahead of a deadline to avert deep budget cuts, President Obama said avoiding the so-called sequester is a "no-brainer" and he hasn't ruled out the possibility that lawmakers will make the "right decision."
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is using blunt language to warn of significant disruptions and delays in air travel caused by administration plan to reduce the number of air-traffic controllers if Congress doesn't avert the federal spending cuts set to kick in March 1.