- 68,000 more file for unemployment — in one week
- Michigan bans in-state insurers from covering abortion
- Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats to pass budget: ‘Embrace the suck’
- Key Obamacare official: Last two months much harder than anyone hoped
- Sen. Mike Lee: We must stop ‘the prez’ from acting like the queen
- George Bush consoles Alabama kicker Cade Foster: You will be stronger
- Megachurch pastor with ties to Obama commits suicide
- WaPo to readers: Send us your ‘gun violence’ stories for Sandy Hook anniversary
- U.S. threatens Ukraine with sanctions over dispatch of riot police
- Canada doing away with door-to-door mail delivery by 2018
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The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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In the wake of court rulings on same-sex marriage, political observers have been connecting the dots between religious groups and political conservatives, and many say religious liberty has emerged as the new rallying cry for the religious right.
Sen. Marco Rubio says the Boston bombing attacks shows the United States must be more engaged in shaping world events and that it is "misguided" to limit the tools the government has in its arsenal to fight radical Islamic jihadists.
Cyberwarfare is the hot topic in military and intelligence circles at the Pentagon amid unrelenting cyberattacks from China, Russia, Iran and elsewhere.
Signaling a brief spark of bipartisanship in Washington, the White House on Tuesday said it backs House Republicans' effort to repeal a 3 percent withholding tax on government contractors, which is part of the GOP's own job-creation push.
Many members of Congress say they want to end the shotgun marriage between the federal government and mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which was arranged in the heat of the 2008 financial crisis. But breaking up could be hard to do.
America's free and open economy is the key to our unparalleled prosperity. It's why we have the world's largest economy and why so many people around the world want to come here. Without economic freedom, there would be no American dream. Alas, that dream is fading.
President Barack Obama says Republicans' plan to slash taxes and cut spending if the GOP retakes the House in November is no more than "an echo of a disastrous decade we can't afford to relive."
Pushing toward big gains on Nov. 2, House Republicans promised to end a slew of Democratic policies and restore Americans' trust in government as the GOP rolled out a campaign manifesto designed to show they're listening to an angry public and are focused on creating jobs.