- DOJ reaches largest-ever federal government settlement over auto loan discrimination
- U.S. Navy to start giving gay couples marriage benefits in Japan
- Sen. Harry Reid goes to hospital as a precaution
- Fla.’s Trey Radel exits rehab, ‘excited’ to resume congressional role
- U.S. nuclear general boozed it up, chased ‘hot women’ in Russia: report
- 45 Calif. students at one school test positive for tuberculosis exposure
- Rob Ford on women: Give them cash ‘and they are happy’
- Ku Klux Klan group holds recruitment meeting in Maryland
- Airport assassination: Mayor, 3 others killed at Manila airport
- Tea party-type lawmakers take mysterious, off-books trip to Mideast
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Fox News Channel has hired former Democratic Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh as an on-air contributor.
Republicans are finding that the logistics of cutting spending becomes trickier as the fiscal year winds down and more money gets spent.
The Obama administration is under growing pressure from both parties on Capitol Hill to wrap up work on a package of long-delayed, Bush-era trade pacts, with lawmakers saying the United States continues to lose market share to China, Canada and others without the deals.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine told a college class he's likely to run for a Senate seat next year, a party spokesman said Monday.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine told a law school class he's likely to run for a Senate seat next year, a party spokesman said Monday.
Searching for laughs — and finding them — President Obama spared few targets Saturday night, from Democratic allies to Republican antagonists to the journalists who cover him.
Amid concerns that rising gas prices could derail the economic recovery, Democrats are calling on President Obama to tap the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The Maryland General Assembly effectively killed a same-sex marriage bill Friday when House leaders, unsure whether they had enough support to pass a final vote, returned the legislation to the chamber's Judiciary Committee.
Wisconsin Democrat Bob Jauch recently said Republicans "chose to ram this bill [revising public employees' bargaining power] through. ..." ("Wisconsin Senate OKs anti-union measure," Politics, Thursday). Yet, when the Democrats in Congress did this, Republicans didn't flee Capitol Hill.