President Obama spent part of his Father's Day attending a dance performance by his younger daughter, Sasha.
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There's a big difference between God's and the world's standard of perfection, Sarah Palin, her voice cracking with emotion, told a Faith & Freedom Coalition audience in Washington on Saturday.
A Florida congressman said Friday he is "fed up" with the U.S. government's extensive spy programs, arguing he can't even call his own mother without federal agents having a record of it.
First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia will accompany President Obama on his trip next week to Northern Ireland and Germany, the White House announced Friday.
House Democrats enjoyed the spoils of victory on Friday after shutting out the Republicans, 22-0, at Nationals Park late Thursday in Congress' annual baseball game for charity.
Two Democratic senators who have been critical of the U.S. government's recently disclosed surveillance programs will file legislation that would limit the government's ability to collect data on Americans if it can not show a demonstrated link to terrorism or espionage.
Sen. Ron Johnson said Friday the Obama administration's new offer to assist Syrian rebels fighting the Assad regime may be "too little, too late."
Former President Bill Clinton said reports the United States will intervene in the Syrian conflict, based on evidence the regime used chemical weapons against the rebels, show the debate over American involvement "is trending in the right direction now."
A new poll shows about nine in 10 American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade.
Lawmakers in Arizona have approved Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to expand Medicaid access under President Obama's health care law, capping a months-long battle between the conservative governor and members of her own party.
As Congress spars over what types of health care coverage to extend to illegal immigrants, a new report Thursday says immigrants overall are less likely than native-born Americans to go to the doctor or show up in the emergency room.
Washington's non-voting member of Congress on Thursday asked the National Park Service to ban smoking on all of its property in the city, including the National Mall and trails such as Rock Creek Park.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday that if Democrats expand his immigration bill to extend benefits to gay spouses, he'll have to scuttle the legislation.
President Obama on Thursday will meet with key Democratic senators to discuss the ongoing push for immigration reform, his spokesman said.
House Speaker John A. Boehner released a video on Thursday that previews the dedication of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass' statue next week at the Capitol Visitor Center.