A Colorado Senate committee defeated a bill Monday that would have allowed teachers to carry concealed weapons to school even as hundreds of K-12 educators packed a free firearms-training class.
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Lashing out at the bipartisan immigration framework that lawmakers floated Monday on Capitol Hill, the leader of Tea Party Nation said that Republicans are committing "political suicide" and "paying Democrats for the privilege of killing themselves."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Monday to raise the state's minimum wage by $1.25 per hour, countering with scaled-back plan to phase in a $1 increase over the next three years.
The right-leaning Heritage Foundation released a new congressional scorecard Monday that showed that the group's newly-recruited boss shared the top spot in the last Congress when it came to sticking to basic conservative principles.
The immigration overhaul framework top senators released Monday relies heavily on more drones to patrol the border with Mexico as a key way to control the flow of illegal immigrants.
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue tops a new poll asking Peach State voters whom they want to replace retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss
A freshman Republican congressman said Monday he will reject both the House health plan and his lawmaker's pension, saying he came to Washington to get work done, not to take taxpayers' money.
President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden met with police chiefs and sheriffs from around the country to talk about gun violence Monday.
Rep. Paul Ryan thinks President Obama could learn a thing or two from one of his predecessors in the White House, Bill Clinton.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democrat who has emerged as the leading proponent in Congress of tough new gun regulations in the wake of last month's Newtown, Conn., school shootings, defended her proposed assault weapons ban on Sunday.
Sporting his new hat as the head of the Heritage Foundation, former Sen. Jim DeMint said Saturday that conservatives should not rely on the GOP establishment to deliver the movement's message. He said it is time to take matters into their own hands.
CBS is touting some of the highlights of this Sunday night's "60 Minutes" interview with President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a rare side-by-side sit-down with the two former rivals.
Despite taking their lumps in the November election, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Saturday that Republicans should be "optimistic" about the future because the conservative movement is thriving on the state level.
Echoing other Republicans who in recent days have hammered the Democrat-led Senate for its failure to approve a budget, Sen. John Thune said Saturday a spending blueprint is the key to bringing the growth of the federal government under control.
Wayne LaPierre, vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, is scheduled to appear as a witness before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Sen. Patrick Leahy announced.