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The White House told Congress on Monday that its budget will be late this year, meaning President Obama once again will miss the deadline set in law.
The White House on Monday backed the TSA after Sen. Rand Paul said agents detained him at the Nashville airport when he set off one of the new full-body scanners.
Wondering what cliche President Obama will use first in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday? So are the oddsmakers.
Looking to slow former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's momentum after his victory in the South Carolina primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential team called Monday for Mr. Gingrich to release the consulting contracts he held with housing giant Freddie Mac — just before airing a blisteringly critical television spot here ahead of the state's Jan. 31 primary.
On the 39th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion, President Obama said Sunday he remains "committed to protecting a woman’s right to choose and this fundamental constitutional right."
Reacting to Rep. Gabby Giffords' Sunday announcement that she plans to resign from Congress this week, President Obama thanked her for her service and said she embodies the "best of what public service should be."
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to victory in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary with wide support from almost every category of voters — except those who care the most about a candidate's moral character.
South Carolina's Republican voters set a new primary turnout record Saturday when more than 600,000 of them went to the polls, shattering the previous mark set in 2000.
The Gingrich campaign wasted no time taking advantage of its big win in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, launching a massive two-day "money-bomb" campaign.
Arizona's state legislature will open its own investigation into the Obama administration's disgraced gun-running program, known as "Fast and Furious," the speaker of the state House said Friday.
President Obama feels deeply about the economic struggles of Americans even though he doesn't "emote" often, Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. told supporters at a fundraiser in Los Angeles Friday.
Raising cash for his re-election all over New York City on Thursday night, President Obama told supporters at a $35,800-per-ticket fundraiser at the Manhattan home of director Spike Lee that he's "absolutely confident we're going to win this thing."
Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey, New York Democrat, announced Thursday he won't seek an 11th term, saying it was "the right time for me to move on."
In a single campaign event Wednesday in San Francisco, Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. predicted hometown Rep. Nancy Pelosi would become speaker again and the hometown 49ers would lose to the New York Giants.
As Mitt Romney signed shiny new campaign posters on Wednesday, one voter handed him a yellowed flier that bore the name "George Romney" — a leftover from the campaign Mitt's father waged for the GOP nomination in 1968.
By Robert N. Tracci
Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
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