Dec 19, 2014 4:11PM ET
President Obama's surprising denunciation of a major American corporation is just the latest evidence that he plans to make the most of his last two years in office.
Dec 19, 2014 1:00PM ET
Six years later, the government is finally getting out of the car business with more than a bit of profit.
Dec 18, 2014 5:12PM ET
How do you balance the need to protect one of the world's most important buildings without turning it into a foreboding symbol of the 21st century security state?
Dec 18, 2014 2:48PM ET
Walmart, Amazon, and three other retailers have been pressured to stop selling highly-realistic fake firearms.
Dec 17, 2014 5:54PM ET
For the first time, lawmakers approved a measure to block the Justice Department from going after states where pot is legal for health reasons.
Dec 17, 2014 3:06PM ET
The son of immigrants who was once the GOP's future tries to elbow his way back into the 2016 conversation.
Dec 16, 2014 4:58PM ET
The Capitol will lose some of its most memorable characters, from the longest-serving representative in history to a conservative firebrand who used her brief service to become a household name.
Dec 16, 2014 10:52AM ET
The former Florida governor, brother of 43, and son of 41, says he will "actively explore the possibility" of running for president in 2016.
Dec 15, 2014 1:16PM ET
One year, one month, and two days after his selection, the Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy to a post that had been vacant since July.
Dec 15, 2014 11:21AM ET
"I am not running for president," Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren said. Does that mean she won't? A linguistic journey
Dec 12, 2014 4:04PM ET
The divisions that were on full display during the debate over a $1 trillion spending bill may become the norm in 2015.
Dec 11, 2014 3:53PM ET
After a day of high drama, the House passed a $1 trillion appropriations package Thursday night ahead of a midnight deadline for keeping the government open.
Dec 10, 2014 4:30PM ET
Earlier this year lawmakers banned the public funding of party conventions. Now they're moving to let wealthy donors subsidize events, and then some.
Dec 10, 2014 10:17AM ET
Lawmakers received a mammoth proposal just days before the federal government runs out of money.
Dec 9, 2014 5:28PM ET
Secretary of State John Kerry asked lawmakers not to constrain the president as they debated a new authorization of force against the Islamic State.
Dec 9, 2014 12:51PM ET
"I behaved badly," Jonathan Gruber told a House committee Tuesday, walking back his condemnation of the Affordable Care Act in an exercise in self-flagellation.
Dec 9, 2014 9:11AM ET
The president appeared on The Colbert Report on Monday night and kicked the host out of his chair.
Dec 8, 2014 4:26PM ET
The public's attention has moved on from the deadly disease, and soon, so will Ron Klain.
Dec 8, 2014 2:28PM ET
In addition to race and ethnicity, the Justice Department will now forbid federal law enforcement officials from using gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, and sexual identity as cause for suspicion.
Dec 7, 2014 8:00AM ET
Gas prices are plunging, and the Highway Trust Fund is broke. After more than 20 years, why won't Congress just raise the fuel tax?
Dec 5, 2014 12:08PM ET
The next defense secretary will inherit "no shortage of challenges to our national security," President Obama said in his nomination.
Dec 4, 2014 12:25PM ET
The speaker rejected a call from conservatives to ban President Obama from addressing Congress as retribution for his unilateral immigration action.
Dec 3, 2014 5:27PM ET
Seventeen states filed a lawsuit to block the president's move to shield millions from deportation.
Dec 3, 2014 3:19PM ET
Congress can't agree on bills to fund the government and extend key tax provisions, so it turned to less contentious matters first.
Dec 2, 2014 5:14PM ET
Dale Scott has called games for nearly three decades. Starting in April, he'll be the latest man to break a key cultural barrier in professional sports.
Dec 2, 2014 1:15PM ET
Republican leaders want to hold off on a direct confrontation over President Obama's executive actions until they have full control of Congress in 2015.
Dec 2, 2014 9:10AM ET
Ruling out a White House bid, the Ohio Republican says he can't be an effective senator and run for president at the same time. Several of his ambitious colleagues may disagree.
Dec 1, 2014 4:38PM ET
The president wants more money for local law enforcement and a limitation on the use of military equipment, but not a complete ban.
Dec 1, 2014 2:41PM ET
To register their disapproval of the president's executive decision, conservatives have floated everything from a formal censure to withholding an invitation to deliver the State of the Union address.
Nov 26, 2014 12:14PM ET
The Ferguson police officer tells ABC News his story about the night he shot and killed Michael Brown, and what's happened to him since.