The House Ethics Committee officially exonerated Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, in a 3-year-old conflict-of-interest case involving her work on behalf of minority-owned banks despite her husband's financial stake in one of them.
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Only a little more than half of American voters say they are satisfied with the candidates in this year's presidential election, according to a poll released Monday.
A tea party blogger who initially urged Rep. Todd Akin to step down after his "legitimate rape" gaffe is now calling on conservatives to support him, saying larger interests are at stake.
President Obama and Democratic Senate hopeful Bob Kerrey have an equally tough hill to climb in Nebraska.
President Barack Obama will make his first major speech on human trafficking at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting in New York Tuesday just hours after vowing to prevent Iran for obtaining a nuclear weapon at the U.N. General Assembly.
A super PAC that might come to Rep. Todd Akin's aid blasted out an email Tuesday morning, asking supporters whether it should invest in the U.S. Senate race of the embattled Republican who was all but expelled from his party last month.
Introducing Mitt Romney at the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton gave the Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor a bit of a backhanded compliment, praising him for fighting for greater federal spending on AmeriCorps, a marquee Clinton government program.Introducing Mitt Romney at the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton gave the Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor a bit of a backhanded compliment, praising him for fighting for greater federal spending on AmeriCorps, a marquee Clinton government program.
New Jersey voters appear poised to choose President Obama and Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez by a comfortable margin in this fall's elections, according to a poll released Tuesday.
President Obama, by his own admission, "was a mediocre student" until he got to college — and can't recall getting as much homework as his daughters do these days.
Former President Bill Clinton has predicted that the partisan squabbling that's ground Washington to a halt "almost certainly" will thaw after Election Day, saying that since Republicans can't deny President Obama a third term, "it's going to be a different world."
Rep. Todd Akin confirmed Monday that he has spoken with a super PAC that could provide crucial dollars for his impoverished U.S. Senate campaign — but said he doesn't yet know whether the group will come to his aid.
Recent polls have shown that Wisconsin voters are leaning toward President Obama and Rep. Tammy Baldwin, who is running for the U.S. Senate, but few have been so heavily in the two Democrats' favor as one released Monday.
The White House is hitting back hard against Republican suggestions that President Obama was referring to the deaths of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Libya as "bumps in the road" in the country's Middle East policy.
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan shot back at critics of the Romney campaign this weekend, dismissing complaints from some Republicans that the campaign is overly timid and has given Mr. Ryan too low of a profile.
Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod accused the Romney campaign on Monday of putting forward an untenable fiscal policy and dismissed charges that the president has been too vague in laying out his own economic vision for the coming years.