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Sep 5, 2014 5:18PM ET
Nearly one in five women have been raped, according to a new report on sexual victimization from the Center for Disease Control.
Sep 5, 2014 5:14PM ET
The Obama administration wants more money to combat Ebola and more flexibility to deal with the border crisis.
Sep 5, 2014 2:38PM ET
The president now says to expect an announcement "soon." But when is soon?
Sep 5, 2014 12:32PM ET
A growing number of lawmakers have called on Congress to act on a resolution authorizing military force against ISIL, but Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has told others the president has to ask first.
Sep 5, 2014 9:44AM ET
Though they might hope that this midterm election will be "no treble," for Democrats in the Senate, this is going to be a rough one.
Sep 4, 2014 5:41PM ET
The Democratic nominee for Senate in Kansas, Chad Taylor, dropped out of the race to give a third-party candidate a better shot against Sen. Pat Roberts. But the secretary of state wouldn't let him.
Sep 4, 2014 5:16PM ET
Sen. Rand Paul continued his tradition of weighing in on the world's analysis of his foreign policy with another op-ed Thursday in Time magazine.
Sep 4, 2014 3:49PM ET
The new House majority leader said a 700-word blog post by the Forest Service on marshmallow roasting "perfectly captures everything wrong with our government."
Sep 4, 2014 2:51PM ET
After 17 hours of deliberation, the jury in Bob and Maureen McDonnell's corruption case has reached a verdict.
Sep 4, 2014 2:40PM ET
"I shouldn't have used the words I used," Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said Thursday.
Sep 4, 2014 1:52PM ET
Lawmakers are coming back after more than a month off. But it'll just be a pit stop before more campaigning.
Sep 4, 2014 11:59AM ET
The full D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will re-hear a lawsuit that argues that Congress never intended for states using the federal health exchange to receive Obamacare subsidies.
Sep 4, 2014 11:14AM ET
After years of insisting he was done with that part of his life, Michael Bloomberg announced late Wednesday he'll be officially returning to his company as its chief executive.
Sep 3, 2014 5:47PM ET
Louisiana dealt a major blow to the marriage equality movement on Wednesday.
Sep 3, 2014 5:29PM ET
Some GOP White House hopefuls are speaking out on the global crises of the moment, some are holding back, and some clearly want more time to study.
Sep 3, 2014 5:15PM ET
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin had given women "the back of his hand."
Sep 3, 2014 12:44PM ET
If Sen. Rand Paul runs for president and loses, no one will be saving his Senate seat for him.
Sep 3, 2014 12:16PM ET
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) now says immigration reform could happen in 2015. Nope.
Sep 3, 2014 10:34AM ET
The president used a speech in Estonia to tell Russia – again – to get out of Ukraine and to reassure Baltic nations that NATO would have their back.
Sep 3, 2014 9:56AM ET
While prohibitionists and non-hippies alike have argued it's a bad idea, it's actually an expansion of a system already in place to provide medical marijuana for people who can't afford it.
Sep 3, 2014 9:16AM ET
The anti-tax activist came away from the Nevada desert party with an appreciation for its demand for "radical self-reliance."
Sep 3, 2014 9:15AM ET
In light of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's comments, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show team did a segment on Washington's sexism.
Sep 2, 2014 5:57PM ET
A new study finds that Supreme Court justices often cite briefs whose facts come from dubious sources.
Sep 2, 2014 4:47PM ET
When you're a Russian company trying to manage U.S. sanctions it helps to have friends in the right places.
Sep 2, 2014 3:14PM ET
A Cantor associate tells The Wire the toppled House majority leader, who has no finance experience, will be "navigating" more than banking in his new job at Moelis.
Sep 2, 2014 3:12PM ET
At least four police departments have had their Pentagon issued Humvees stolen in the last five years.
Sep 2, 2014 11:28AM ET
The next round of protests from fast food workers will take place on Thursday, when people in more than 100 cities will stage sit ins or walk off the job as they seek a $15 minimum wage.
Sep 2, 2014 6:44AM ET
Just weeks after being rejected by voters, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has reportedly landed a job at the investment firm Moelis & Co.
Sep 1, 2014 10:23AM ET
A disparaging image of the district attorney at the center of Rick Perry's criminal indictment was tweeted from the governor's verified Twitter account Sunday.
Aug 31, 2014 5:21PM ET
Democrats and Republicans took to the Sunday talk shows to criticize the president for not having a strategy on how to deal with ISIL.