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.
Jun 10, 2015 6:07AM ET
The president lays out a passionate defense of the healthcare law just weeks before a major decision is expected.
Jun 9, 2015 6:07AM ET
The GOP backs legislation that would make the American Community Survey effectively voluntary.
Jun 2, 2015 5:24PM ET
The Senate reformed and reauthorized NSA spying programs over the objections of both Kentucky senators.
Jun 1, 2015 10:12AM ET
Provisions of the Patriot Act expire after Rand Paul takes a stand in the Senate, but the halt may only last for a few days.
Jun 1, 2015 6:07AM ET
Lawmakers facing a looming House vote are torn between a president they want to support and an issue on which they’ve felt burned before.
May 27, 2015 5:24PM ET
The legislature overrides the governor’s veto to make Nebraska the first conservative state since 1973 to reject capital punishment.
May 26, 2015 6:35PM ET
With Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and a Cajun concert, the Democratic socialist from Vermont formally kicks off his presidential campaign in typically atypical fashion.
May 23, 2015 6:00AM ET
Provisions of the Patriot Act expire on June 1, and the Senate can’t agree on what to do.
May 22, 2015 6:17AM ET
Can President Obama win two unlikely victories for his economic agenda?
May 20, 2015 2:10PM ET
The process will declare a winner in the governor’s race between Matt Bevin and James Comer, but it may be impossible to determine who actually garnered a majority of votes.
May 20, 2015 6:01AM ET
Lawmakers can’t agree on how to pay for the Highway Trust Fund for the remainder of the year, let alone for the next decade.
May 18, 2015 4:08PM ET
Eric Holder wanted to make it easier to prosecute civil-rights abuses in federal court, but that push has gone nowhere.
May 15, 2015 6:03AM ET
The Democratic Party has caught up to the populist former senator since he lost to Ron Johnson in 2010.
May 14, 2015 6:07AM ET
A bipartisan bill passed by the House on Wednesday would end the NSA’s bulk-data-collection program.
May 13, 2015 3:33PM ET
Lawmakers reached a deal to move forward on President Obama’s fast-track bill, just a day after Democrats blocked it from coming to the floor.
May 12, 2015 6:03AM ET
The spotlight-seeking New York mayor unveils his own progressive agenda.
May 8, 2015 1:12PM ET
Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces a formal investigation into whether police practices violate the Constitution.
May 7, 2015 4:14PM ET
Lawmakers passed the measure Thursday after Mitch McConnell blocked amendments from two members of his own party to preserve a compromise. The bill allows Congress to review a final deal with Tehran.
May 4, 2015 6:00AM ET
Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?
Apr 28, 2015 4:48PM ET
The Orioles will play a home game on Wednesday after two days of postponements due to the riots, but it will be closed to the public.
Apr 23, 2015 2:05PM ET
The Senate approved her Thursday on a vote of 56-43 after a wait of 166 days—longer than any nominee in 30 years.
Apr 18, 2015 7:00AM ET
John Roberts reports for jury duty in Maryland.