Aug 31, 2015 6:07AM ET
Can the sleek F-35 match the rugged dependability of the aging A-10? The Pentagon plans to find out.
Aug 28, 2015 6:01AM ET
Debbie Wasserman Schultz has voted in lockstep with the White House for years. But she’s undecided on the nuclear deal.
Aug 27, 2015 6:07AM ET
Despite her rise in the polls, the GOP contender still may not make it onto the main stage of the next debate. In an outsider’s campaign, that might not be a bad thing.
Aug 26, 2015 6:01AM ET
GOP leaders have tried—and failed—to come up with new congressional districts after the state’s highest court ruled their last effort was too favorable to their party.
Aug 24, 2015 12:26PM ET
A sharp early drop in American markets reverberated on the presidential campaign trail—predictably, Donald Trump was out in front.
Aug 22, 2015 8:00AM ET
The presidential hopeful told Black Lives Matter activists that it’s about changing laws, not hearts. Is she right?
Aug 20, 2015 12:53PM ET
One of two men who allegedly beat a homeless Hispanic man cited the Republican presidential candidate’s criticism of immigrants as a motivation. Latino leaders aren’t surprised.
Aug 19, 2015 6:07AM ET
The 2016 hopeful is trying to run for president without abandoning his Senate seat.
Aug 14, 2015 6:00AM ET
The 29th president’s extramarital affairs were perhaps the least of his disqualifications for the office he held.
Aug 13, 2015 6:27AM ET
A solid performance in the opening-round debate has given the former HP executive a boost in the polls.
Aug 6, 2015 7:12PM ET
The GOP hopefuls excluded from the prime-time debate faced an impossible task in Thursday’s opening-round bout.
Aug 6, 2015 6:07AM ET
Education Secretary Arne Duncan dismisses GOP critics of the Obama administration’s program to reduce recidivism, saying it “doesn’t take a nickel from anybody else.”
Aug 4, 2015 6:07AM ET
Voting-rights groups and Republican-led Oklahoma reached a settlement that could help get more people to the polls.
Jul 30, 2015 6:13AM ET
The Obama administration’s plan to offer Pell grants to inmates could test conservative support for criminal-justice reform.
Jul 27, 2015 1:19PM ET
The Texas conservative assumes the role of Washington rebel, and enlists his outraged colleagues as his supporting cast.
Jul 24, 2015 1:59PM ET
Trumped in the polls, the Republican hopeful tries to force his way back into the race by calling his own party leader a liar on the Senate floor.
Jul 24, 2015 7:42AM ET
Democrats propose sweeping new protections against discrimination, as some Republicans back a bill that would apply to employment and housing.
Jul 23, 2015 6:07AM ET
The strange saga of Paul LePage, who’s going to court to see if 65 bills he rejected have accidentally become law.
Jul 21, 2015 6:17AM ET
The conservative justice suggests progressives should be just as worried as he is about the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage.
Jul 10, 2015 6:03AM ET
With a bipartisan consensus in Congress, President Obama seeks an overhaul of the nation’s crowded, costly prison system.
Jul 9, 2015 2:10PM ET
As South Carolina voted to haul down the banner, its supporters in the U.S. Capitol took up its cause.
Jul 7, 2015 6:01AM ET
Congress is on ‘high alert’ for word of a nuclear agreement, but might find it difficult to blow it up.
Jul 1, 2015 3:58PM ET
The charter of the 81-year-old lending agency expired in a rare win for the right. But will it stay down for long?
Jun 29, 2015 5:06PM ET
The justices had given the EPA wide latitude to limit air pollutants before ruling against the agency on Monday.
Jun 24, 2015 6:03AM ET
The decision to put a woman on the $10 bill has sparked a backlash in defense of the nation’s first treasury secretary.
Jun 23, 2015 11:54AM ET
Left for dead earlier in the month, the fast-track bill clears a key Senate hurdle and could be completed by the end of the week.
Jun 22, 2015 6:01AM ET
Governor Sam Brownback confronted a fiscal crisis of his own making, and nobody’s happy with the outcome.
Jun 21, 2015 6:07AM ET
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in King v. Burwell will force presidential hopefuls into the first big debate of the 2016 campaign.
Jun 16, 2015 4:46PM ET
To the chagrin of Republicans and delight of Democrats, Donald Trump jumped in to the presidential race with his typical gusto.
Jun 12, 2015 1:52PM ET
Unions successfully pressured House Democrats to vote against a bill they liked, in order to block a trade bill they hated.