At the White House Tuesday night, President Obama will host a movie premiere about a black man who broke the so-called "color barrier."
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The Democratic National Committee says going $21 million into debt was worth every penny to win the election, but that doesn't mean it isn't desperately pleading for cash.
Arizona's biggest newspaper is arguing in an editorial that comprehensive immigration reform could be "doomed" if Department of Homeland Security Janet A. Napolitano fails to come up with a yardstick for measuring border security.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry joined the state's GOP Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn and other lawmakers in Austin on Monday to reiterate their opposition to "Obamacare" and call for flexibility in how they implement Medicaid, a health entitlement program for the poor that they view as broken.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday will host its first "online public engagement session" to allow the public to voice concerns over the threats to personal privacy posed by domestic drones.
David Stockman, a director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Reagan administration, said Monday that if people hate their children, they should cheering on the policies being pushed by the Federal Reserve.
Sen. Jeff Flake, Arizona Republican, said Sunday that universal background checks on all gun sales are "a bridge too far for most of us" as Democrats try to cobble together a package that can win 60 votes in the Senate.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, conceded on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday that the Catholic Church has not done enough to make gay people and couples feel welcome, but he said that "we try our darndest to make sure we're not an anti-anybody."
Brushing aside new polls that suggest otherwise, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, said Sunday that the American public still wants tough new gun-control measures in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut and the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Democrat, says any gun-control legislation that does not include universal background checks on all gun sales is "a mistake."
President Obama went back to the links Saturday for the first time in a month, in spite of calls by Republicans to stop playing golf due to the government's automatic budget cuts.
It's official — the feds will pick up 100 percent of the cost of expanding Medicaid under President Obama's health care law before scaling back their contribution to 90 percent by 2020, according to rules published Friday.
House Speaker John A. Boehner quickly and unequivocally condemned Alaskan Rep. Don Young's use of the term "wetback" in a radio interview to describe Latinos who worked on his family farm.