- Number-crunchers put GOP chances of retaking Senate at 60 percent: report
- Ohio sheriff sends bill to Mexico for cost of jailing illegals
- Fla. voters’ support for medical marijuana bodes well for ballot measure: poll
- Keith Urban concert ends in ‘nutso’ chaos, with dozens arrested, injured
- Very religious still lean toward GOP, reflecting long-term patterns, Gallup poll shows
- Fist bump becoming all the rage for germ-wary handshakers
- Tennessee storms ravage counties, wreck 10 homes
- Chinese police tear down church cross in religion crackdown
- Iraqi Christians rally at White House: ‘Obama, Obama, where are you?’
- Maine police find wife, husband, 3 children dead in home
By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Ahead of a potentially fractious three-way contest for House Majority Whip, Republicans on Tuesday stressed the need for a unifying conservative voice in a conference that's often been split between leadership and the rank and file.
For U.S. taxpayers, post-withdrawal Afghanistan could become another Iraq when it comes to declining security and wasted international aid, lawmakers warned Tuesday.
A Florida congresswoman is calling on Haiti's Senate to approve an agreement seeking to organize long-overdue parliamentary and local elections in the Caribbean country.
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs this week will focus on Iran's support for the Syrian regime in a civil war that has claimed 100,000 lives and Iranian influence in Latin America, where an Argentine prosecutor accuses the Islamic regime of running spy networks in nine countries.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced that it has included "The Life and Works of Ernesto Che Guevara" in this year's additions to the Memory of the World Register.
The announcement that U.S. and Cuban officials will hold landmark talks this week toward restarting direct mail service between the two nations prompted a mix of reactions on Monday on whether the Obama administration plans a broader outreach to the Castro regime in the president’s second term.
The announcement that U.S. and Cuban officials will hold landmark talks this week about restarting direct mail service between the two nations prompted a mix of reactions Monday on whether the Obama administration plans a broader outreach to the Castro regime.
A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that comprehensive legislation would overwhelmingly pass the Senate by July Fourth while House Republicans cautioned that they would write their own version, one piece at a time.
A leading member of Congress is accusing the Iraqi government of failing to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents from terrorist attacks in a refugee camp near Baghdad.
Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading a Republican charge for stronger sanctions on North Korea, after that nation released a video about the destruction of the United States, to the tune of Michael Jackson's "We Are the World."
A Tunisian judge's decision to release the only man arrested in connection with the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has angered congressional Republicans, with one lawmaker demanding that the U.S. cut off millions of dollars in aid to newly democratic Tunisia.
A 27-year-old Florida man who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. Marine Corps is back on American soil after four months spent in a Mexican jail cell.
A Republican congressman Thursday threatened Mexico with a travel boycott until a former Marine who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan is released from prison after his arrest by Mexican authorities for being in possession of an antique shotgun.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will testify in public before both House and Senate foreign relations committees about a State Department report into the deadly Sept. 11 anniversary terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
The chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee was shocked when a top State Department official called the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya "unprecedented."
"They are always late to the game," said Mrs. Ros-Lehtinen, Florida Republican and chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa. "They are always thinking about, thinking about, thinking about and considering options."
"I think Peter represents us because his skill in leadership will be able to move our team forward," she said. "I think all of them will be representative of our caucus."