- Beretta leaves Maryland over gun laws, heads for Tennessee
- Neal Boortz defends Hillary Clinton for representing child rapist
- House task force to recommend National Guard on border, faster deportations
- Top federal judge uses pizza to explain complex Obamacare situation
- Obama, Biden overhaul job training programs
- Drought-plagued Californians turn to paint to keep lawns green
- ISIL now forcing Iraqi shopkeepers to veil mannequins in Mosul
- 11 parents of Nigeria’s abducted girls die
- Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia
- Turkish P.M. Erdogan won’t speak to Obama, but he’ll take calls from Biden
Latest Senate Items
A bill allowing in-state tuition for many illegal immigrants that looked dead in the Senate Monday afternoon returned to the floor Monday night to win final approval.
Va. lawmakers consider redistricting, novelist accused of campaign finance violations, D.C. breathalyzer concerns, D.C. special election, Md. Gen. Ass. winners and losers, rash of homicides in D.C., Construction on Constitution Ave.
Seeking to regain the initiative on spending cuts from House Republicans before Congress begins the 2012 budget and the debt-ceiling fights, President Obama later this week will lay out a plan to make real dents in the federal deficit, the White House said Sunday.
A House battle Monday over a proposed alcohol-tax increase is expected to headline the final day of the 2011 General Assembly session, so far marked by efforts to fix the state budget and gaping shortfall, an unsuccessful bid to legalize same-sex marriage and Gov. Martin O'Malley's failure to win approval for key initiatives.
With little more than an hour to go before a midnight government shutdown, President Obama and congressional leaders said Friday night they struck a tentative deal to give themselves more breathing space as they finalize a long-term bill to cut $37.7 billion in spending.
With less than a few hours to go before a government shutdown Friday night, both parties made their last pleas for a spending agreement on their own terms, even as aides said leaders were trying to ready a short-term stopgap spending to try to buy more time.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a controversial appeals court nomination Thursday, setting up the first big battle in this Congress over an Obama judicial nomination.