A bill introduced in January by Rep. Paul Gosar, Arizona Republican, calling for the resignation of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has attracted scores of GOP co-sponsors in recent weeks in the wake of revelations that the Justice Department has tracked the phone records of reporters from the Associated Press and Fox News.
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed legislation that requires physicians and hospitals to make public the price of their most commonly provided services.
In heated remarks about Maine's state budget, Gov. Paul LePage opted to provide a somewhat lewd analogy this week.
The State Department on Thursday released a cache of seven photographs depicting the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted Thursday that the immigration bill is like Popeye's friend who used to promise a dollar later for a hamburger now.
The House on Thursday heeded Speaker John A. Boehner's plea to overhaul what he called the "Soviet style" dairy programs that could restrict American farmers' production of milk.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, Missouri Democrat, said Thursday that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called her after Mrs. McCaskill threw her support behind the idea of Mrs. Clinton's running for president in 2016 earlier this week.
Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat, said Thursday he is "wide open" to helping accommodate senators wary about his efforts to pass gun-purchase background check legislation, but that he's not going to create any holes.
About a year after the U.S. Supreme Court delivered one of its most important opinions in modern history in upholding President Obama's heath care overhaul, new numbers from a CNN/ORC poll says the public is evenly divided on the court's job approval.
Talk-show host Sean Hannity, who made waves after the election by saying he was open to legalizing illegal immigrants, changed course Wednesday, saying that Sen. Marco Rubio and fellow Republicans who negotiated the Senate legalization bill got duped by Democrats.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday he supports granting statehood to Washington, saying that the capital city has earned the right to have full independence and representation in Congress.
As the Pentagon unveiled plans to reverse a ban on women serving on the front lines, a poll released Wednesday found that most registered voters believe women should be eligible for a military draft if one is reinstituted.
Sen. Tom Coburn on Wednesday questioned the accuracy of the Congressional Budget Office analysis showing the immigration bill will help the federal budget, saying the agency wasn't able to properly count the effects of illegal immigrants on the economy right now.
Rep. Ted Poe of Texas nearly choked to death on popcorn but was saved when a fellow Republican and a House staffer who is a doctor spent several minutes administering the Heimlich maneuver
The FBI uses drones for surveillance on U.S. soil, though "in a very, very minimal way," agency Director Robert Mueller told Congress at an oversight hearing Wednesday.