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President Obama on Tuesday hailed the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that made abortion a constitutional right.
A California city is set to weigh whether or not to ban gun shows from a location where a show has been held for the last two decades.
President Obama's high-profile public events surrounding his second-term swearing-in are over, but he still has a few lingering inaugural-related events Tuesday.
Sen. Rob Portman said Tuesday he plans to introduce a measure requiring that any increase in the nation's borrowing ceiling be offset with spending cuts elsewhere in the federal budget over the next decade.
New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg and New York Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said Tuesday that they have introduced companion bills to ban high-capacity magazines holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
After the swearing-in ceremony in which President Obama took the oath of office with his hand on Bibles owned by President Lincoln and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mr. Obama and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who administered the oath, signed their names in Mr. King's Bible.
It isn't being mentioned much in the rave reviews of her inauguration-stopping rendition of 'America,' from the steps of the Capitol on Monday afternoon, but Kelly Clarkson is a rarity among Hollywood celebrities — a Republican.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, fresh off a trip to Israel, Palestine and Jordan, is heading to South Carolina Monday to meet with business leaders, local press and the speaker of the state house.
Adding gun control to the president's list of second-term priorities won't interfere with other items on the White House agenda, promises top Obama strategist Jim Messina.
Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, sent a letter Friday questioning whether federal prosecutors were overzealous in their prosecution of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist and co-founder of the website Reddit who took his own life last week.
This Monday's main two inaugural balls will feature a wide variety of glitzy entertainers — a little something for every age group and musical taste.
A Texas congressman has revived his effort to build a National World War I Memorial on the National Mall, an effort that did not come to fruition last year amid concerns about new construction on the heavily trafficked strip of federal land.
President Obama took first lady Michelle Obama out to dinner in Georgetown Thursday to celebrate her 49th birthday.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu, whose stormy tenure was marred by his support for loans to Solyndra before the solar-panel maker went bankrupt, will announce his departure from the Obama administration as soon as next week.