- Judge strikes down Arkansas abortion law — nation’s toughest — as unconstitutional
- Court: Tenn. must recognize 3 same-sex marriages
- Russia claims to have downed U.S. drone over Crimea region
- John Daly shoots 90 at PGA Tour event: ‘I’m falling apart’
- Police: Man arrested in West Virginia may be linked to Alexandria killings
- Smile: Equipping cops with body-mounted cameras gains steam in Calif., N.Y.
- Obama to sign bill cutting taxpayer money for party conventions
- Half of Americans worried about second Cold War: poll
- Kermit Gosnell clinic aide who heard aborted baby scream gets 5 to 10 years in prison
- Iraq mulls law to let men marry 8-year-old girls
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Tired of watching helplessly from the sidelines as President Obama decided how to enforce the laws they wrote, House Republicans on Wednesday pushed back, passing a bill they said would at least rope in the courts to serve as potential referees between the branches of government.
For Democrats, it's simple: Sen. Ted Cruz is the face of the government shutdown and just about everything that is wrong with Washington. Republicans, though, aren't sure: The senator from Texas is either the best — or the worst — thing to happen to the party in years.
Rep. James P. McGovern, a Massachusetts Democrat and one of the president's most reliable allies in Congress, said Sunday he can't support Mr. Obama's call for authorization of a military strike on Syria.
House debate on the fiscal 2014 defense spending bill Tuesday exposed lawmakers' unease over arming Syrian rebels, even as congressional intelligence committees approved CIA plans to supply weapons to opposition forces.
A decision by Russian authorities to go ahead with the trial of a dead lawyer is yet another example of the "endless vendetta" against him, a U.S. congressman said Monday.
The House overwhelmingly passed a $633 billion defense bill for next year despite Pentagon complaints that it spares outdated but politically popular weapons at the expense of the military's ability to fight.
Thirty members of Congress this week urged President Obama to press Chinese President Hu Jintao to release two prominent human rights activists when he attends an economic summit in South Korea next month.