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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley had kind words for almost every contender in the crowded Republican field except for billionaire Donald Trump.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, said Sunday the impasse over federal spending between the two major political parties is an "opportunity," not a crisis.
Four-term Sen. Herb Kohl said Friday he will not seek re-election next year, leaving his Wisconsin seat wide open and giving Democrats yet another spot they'll have to defend in order to hold onto the upper chamber.
Rep. Ben Quayle on Wednesday said it was "absurd" for President Obama to assert that the U.S.-Mexico border is secure.
A group of Senate Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday that calls for an end to taxpayer-funded subsidies to the five biggest oil companies.
Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada was sworn into office Monday afternoon, replacing fellow Republican John Ensign, who resigned last week amid an ongoing ethics investigation.
The field of Democrats angling to challenge Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown in the 2012 election got a little more crowded today, after Newton Mayor Setti Warren announced his intent to seek his party's nomination.
A bipartisan group of House members has urged President Obama to end the war in Afghanistan, saying the U.S. should "recalibrate" its anti-terrorism policy in the wake of the successful special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
Two high-profile congressional leaders expressed some frustration Sunday with Pakistan over its role in the recent commando raid that resulted in the killing of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.
House Speaker John A. Boehner announced Friday he will nominate the Rev. Patrick J. Conroy to serve as the chamber's 60th chaplain. Father Conroy, a Catholic priest of the Jesuit order, would succeed the Rev. Daniel P. Coughlin, who retired last month after more than 11 years of service.
Eighteen months out from the election and without even knowing who the Republican candidate will be, the National Education Association has already taken the first step to endorse President Obama for re-election.
Following on the heels of other Indian leaders, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly on Wednesday urged President Obama to change the name of the military operation that killed Osama bin Laden from "Geronimo," saying it was "dehumanizing."
Americans overwhelmingly endorse President Obama’s decision to kill Osama bin Laden and don’t believe a greater effort should have been made to bring the terrorist to trial, a new poll says.
The No. 2 House Democrat said Tuesday he was concerned Pakistani officials may not have done enough to help expose and hunt down Osama bin Laden.