Stung by criticism that President Obama lacks a strategy to defeat the Islamic State, the White House blasted Congress Monday for shirking its responsibility to pass measures to defend the homeland.
Attempting to kick-start his sputtering campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Monday crowed about his pro-gun credentials despite a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado just days earlier.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday he expects Congress to navigate a thorny debate over national security and abortion politics and strike a deal to keep federal operations moving past Dec. 11.
From federal regulations governing the taking of pictures with llamas, to taxpayer-funded studies of small woodland birds, there’s plenty of waste still left to be trimmed out of the government, Sen. James Lankford said Monday as he released his inaugural “Federal Fumbles” report calling out the government’s bizarre and bogus decisions.
Like a star football player holding out before training camp, Donald Trump said he may demand CNN pay him to be in next presidential debate.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton lost Internet service “for two weeks” after Hurricane Sandy struck New York, disrupting the email server she kept at her home there, she told one correspondent in emails released Monday.
The Diversity Visa lottery, one of America’s weirder immigration programs, appears to be a gateway for Social Security fraud, according to the findings of an inspector general’s report released last month.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of New York’s most powerful politicians, was convicted Monday of charges that he traded favors to earn $5 million illegally and then lied about it.
The barrage of cyberattacks against U.S. companies continued in 2015. Some were spectacularly successful, costing the victimized companies — as well as their workers and customers — millions. Americans can expect more of the same in 2016
Liberal icon Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is holding out on Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, as she’s yet to endorse Mrs. Clinton’s run for the White House and declined to attend a Capitol Hill fundraiser Monday for the former first lady.
Is Donald Trump “really pro-gun?” asks Tom McHale, author of several consumer gun guides, and a contributor to OudoorHub, a sports news site. He notes that while Mr. Trump has a concealed carry permit in New York, he also donated $584,850 to Democrats, the Clinton Global Initiative and Rahm Emanuel’s campaign for Chicago mayor. The candidate also publicly supported a ban on assault weapons at one point.
The classification rate for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s government emails rose again Monday, as the department released more than 5,000 additional messages and deemed at least 6 percent of them to contain information that had to be kept from the public.
President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress on Jan. 12, marking an early start to what’s expected to be a year more dominated by politics than accomplishments.
President Obama showed the terrorists they haven’t won Monday night by dining out at a fancy Parisian restaurant with French President Francois Hollande.
Sen. James Lankford condemned Friday’s Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting, saying that anybody who claims to be pro-life cannot take it away as a legitimate form of protest.