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Call it "Congress for Dummies" — It's Congress, and lawmakers increasingly think you're the dummies, at least when it comes to speeches.
Rocker Mick Jagger closed out "Saturday Night Live's" 37th season with some of the Rolling Stones' most iconic hits, but the 68-year-old frontman also broke out something completely new: a bluesy, anti-Mitt Romney number called "Tea Party."
The effort to ensure that Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin pays his fair share of taxes now has bipartisan support.
Facebook isn't getting the boost it had hoped for in the first morning of trading. Count Bono among the disappointed investors.
The House voted late Thursday to urge the District of Columbia to allow U.S. troops to carry personal firearms within the nation's capital — and the city's non-voting member of Congress is vowing a fight to try to block the move.
Rep. Ron Paul's final fundraising "moneybomb" on Thursday raised more than half a million dollars, giving the Republican presidential candidate money to continue his push to win delegates to the GOP's convention.
With more than five months out from the election, Mitt Romney's presidential team released a new "Day One" television ad Friday in English and Spanish that spells out his plan to approve the Keystone oil pipeline, reshape the tax code and begin to repeal President Obama's health care overhaul — all on his first day in office.
Thirsty attendees of this year's Republican National Convention will have an extra hour to get a drink, as the Tampa City Council voted Thursday to allow bars to say open until 3 a.m.
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has rejected a Republican super PAC plan to focus on President Obama's relationship with his incendiary former pastor and spiritual adviser in the months leading up to the November election.
President Obama's campaign operatives are sounding the alarms about Mitt Romney's March fundraising haul — almost equal to Mr. Obama's during the same month.
Republicans launched a preemptive strike against President Obama's planned launch of his effort to woo military voters, claiming that the Democrat's administration has failed to meet the needs of veterans.
Elizabeth Warren contributed recipes for herbed tomatoes, spicy barbecued beans and crab with tomato mayonnaise dressing to a Native American cookbook decades ago — the latest in the saga of the U.S. Senate candidate's claims to Cherokee ancestry that were disproven this week.
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is blowing stuff up to make a point.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee announced Thursday that they've raised $40.1 million in April — nearly matching the $43 million that President Obama pulled in last month.
Even as President Obama's campaign pressed its attack on Mitt Romney's record as a venture capitalist, a campaign official went out of her way Tuesday to defend the industry that is contributing large sums of money to the president's re-election.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America