The daughter of former vice presidential candidate John Edwards learned directly, from him, of the high-profile affair that brought down his political career.
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President Obama on Thursday announced his intention to nominate Air Force General Philip Breedlove as the next Supreme Allied Commander of Europe.
President Obama is scheduled to step into the nation's hottest state gunfight Wednesday when he visits Colorado to discuss gun control measures.
The White House plans to submit its federal budget to Congress April 10, more than two months past the deadline, making it the tardiest spending plan of the Obama presidency.
As Democrats work to craft gun legislation that can attract 60 votes in the Senate, Sen. Chuck Grassley is working on an alternative, Politico reports.
Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey said Thursday his resignation announcement in 2004 was the type of "train wreck" that might not be repeated if legal and political forces continue to make it easier for gay persons to come out publicly.
Rep. Mike Rogers said Thursday the United States has a "moral obligation" to get ahold of chemical weapons in Syria before the country's civil war spirals into a humanitarian crisis that afflicts the region and beyond.
President Obama said Wednesday he expects immigration-reform legislation to be presented April 8 when lawmakers return from their Easter recess.
After all the talk that President Obama is spending more time on his NCAA bracket than meeting his deadline to produce a budget, Mr. Obama says he has little to show for it and that his tournament picks are faring poorly.
Sen. John McCain and members of the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" tasked with carving out a comprehensive immigration package got a firsthand look at the difficulty involved in securing the U.S.-Mexican border when a woman literally climbed over the border right in front of them.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest disputed criticisms that President Obama has not engaged enough on gun control since the December shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn. saying Wednesday the fact that the U.S. Senate will be voting on a ban on so-called assault weapons "represents progress" on the issue.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said Wednesday there is broad support for universal background checks on firearm sales in his state as he pushes a package of gun-control bills through the legislature in Dover.
A House Republican leader wants the Obama administration to explain delays in the roll-out of health insurance marketplaces designed to help small businesses shop for health plans under the federal health care law.
Without fanfare, President Obama signed a law Tuesday that will keep the federal government running through Sept. 30 and locks into place the "sequestration" budget cuts.
President Obama, who personally supports same-sex marriage, received updates at the White House Tuesday about the oral arguments taking place Tuesday morning at the Supreme Court over California's law that bans the unions.