Mar 27, 2015 2:11PM ET
An all-night 'vote-a-rama' on the Republican budget revealed bipartisan backing for giving new benefits to same-sex spouses and American workers.
Mar 27, 2015 9:09AM ET
The longtime Senate Democratic leader, battered by election losses, won't run again in 2016.
Mar 26, 2015 2:58PM ET
Unless a court intervenes, the state will have to allow an attorney to collect signatures for a ballot measure that would authorize mass murder.
Mar 25, 2015 8:00AM ET
A deal in Congress would extend the Children's Health Insurance Program, a key part of the Democratic frontrunner's legacy as first lady.
Mar 23, 2015 7:00AM ET
Now that advocates have won, will they surrender some of their gains to make sure their victory lasts?
Mar 20, 2015 6:59AM ET
Under a first-of-its-kind law, Oregon will mail a ballot to any citizen with a driver's license. Is mandatory participation coming next?
Mar 18, 2015 7:30AM ET
Both parties talk about helping the poor, but as a new report illustrates, little has actually been done.
Mar 17, 2015 2:54PM ET
Republicans hoping to pass their own budget plan must first agree on how much to allocate to the military.
Mar 16, 2015 2:08PM ET
By stalling the nomination of Obama's nominee for attorney general, Senate Republicans have given Eric Holder another six months on the job.
Mar 16, 2015 7:35AM ET
President Obama wanted to scale back tax-advantaged college savings accounts. Now, an opportunistic Congress may force him to expand them.
Mar 12, 2015 7:00AM ET
Chris Van Hollen could have been the next Democratic speaker of the House. Instead, he's running for a job in Congress's upper chamber. But would it be a promotion?
Mar 9, 2015 5:31PM ET
The signing of a "right-to-work" law gives the Wisconsin governor another victory to offer Republican primary voters.
Mar 9, 2015 6:56AM ET
The vice president may be an afterthought in the race for the nomination, but unlike other top Democrats, he's visited all three early primary states this year.
Mar 6, 2015 7:00AM ET
The right-leaning American Action Forum calculated the cost of deporting 11 million people. It hopes the answer will change the debate.
Mar 4, 2015 6:32AM ET
As politicians mark the 50th anniversary of the march that secured the Voting Rights Act, can they be persuaded to extend its protections?
Mar 3, 2015 3:10PM ET
Speaker John Boehner is finally folding on a battle over security funding, after squandering the first two months of Republican control in Congress.
Feb 27, 2015 6:40PM ET
With the department poised to shut down at midnight Friday, Congress passes a one-week extension of funding.
Feb 27, 2015 7:00AM ET
With talk of bridging partisan divides, the Democratic frontrunner is adopting a tone she once mocked in 2008.
Feb 25, 2015 4:18PM ET
Senator Mitch McConnell has decided that he can't win a fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security, but his colleagues in the House may not go along.
Feb 25, 2015 7:00AM ET
Despite opposition from Congress, the District of Columbia will let residents smoke pot in their homes, but not on the street.
Feb 24, 2015 7:00AM ET
A report on the 2014 election reveals a party that has yet to move past the first stage of grief.
Feb 18, 2015 7:00AM ET
Alex Rodriguez penned a handwritten apology to baseball fans after a yearlong suspension. Most just want the Yankee to go away.
Feb 17, 2015 1:48PM ET
A federal ruling on President Obama's executive order might save Homeland Security funding in Congress
Feb 12, 2015 3:22PM ET
With a fight over immigration, the GOP could blow the first big deadline of its new congressional majority.
Feb 12, 2015 10:34AM ET
The City of Brotherly Love beat out Brooklyn and Columbus, Ohio, to host the Democrats in 2016.
Feb 11, 2015 4:11PM ET
Lawmakers immediately began picking apart President Obama's proposal for a resolution formally authorizing military force against ISIS.
Feb 10, 2015 5:15PM ET
A trove of correspondence from Bush's tenure in Florida offers a unique glimpse at the management style of a major presidential candidate in the Internet age.
Feb 10, 2015 6:00AM ET
More than a dozen Republicans are eyeing presidential bids, but the potential candidacies of George Pataki, Jim Gilmore, and Bob Ehrlich may be the most baffling. What are they thinking?
Feb 9, 2015 4:22PM ET
The president is considering arming Ukraine against the Putin-backed separatists, despite objections from Germany.
Feb 6, 2015 11:11AM ET
With payrolls and wages up sharply, January was a strong month for the economy.