Sep 10, 2014 6:32PM ET
The president will outline his strategy for defeating ISIS in a speech at 9 p.m. Wednesday from the White House.
Sep 10, 2014 6:14PM ET
A fired aide to Toronto's scandal-plagued Mayor Rob Ford is releasing a "tell-all" memoir about his former boss... days before the city's mayoral election.
Sep 10, 2014 5:20PM ET
The Supreme Court hasn't decided to review same-sex marriage, but it will consider appeals from state officials over court rulings that struck down bans during its closed-door conference on September 29.
Sep 10, 2014 4:22PM ET
President Obama was turned away from three prestigious golf courses over Labor Day weekend.
Sep 10, 2014 4:03PM ET
The president won't seek a formal authorization of force, but he is lobbying Congress to approve the arming of Syrian rebels.
Sep 10, 2014 3:00PM ET
The special House committee had disappeared from public view after it was created in May.
Sep 10, 2014 1:52PM ET
Sen. Ted Cruz returned to the public eye this week when he argued — falsely — that a constitutional amendment proposed by Senate Democrats would allow the government to arrest Saturday Night Live members for making fun of politicians.
Sep 10, 2014 1:49PM ET
A day after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was prodded to "name names" on Morning Joe, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis was accused of "maybe" lying about her abortion stories in her memoir.
Sep 10, 2014 11:54AM ET
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) invited President Petro Poroshenko to address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 18. He'll be the second Ukraine leader to speak in the Capitol.
Sep 10, 2014 11:19AM ET
House Republicans are reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for another nine months despite a conservative push to kill it.
Sep 10, 2014 9:46AM ET
Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will join CNN as a commentator starting Wednesday, the network announced.
Sep 10, 2014 9:32AM ET
After losing to Governor Cuomo in Tuesday night's Democratic primary, Zephyr Teachout couldn't call the governor to concede because he didn't give her his phone number.
Sep 10, 2014 9:06AM ET
Rep. John Tierney was a damaged incumbent, and his primary loss on Tuesday gives Democrats a better shot at keeping in House seat in Massachusetts.
Sep 9, 2014 7:00PM ET
Rep. Bill Cassidy said Tuesday that Sen. Harry Reid runs the Senate "like a plantation." Unfortunately, that's not the first time an elected official said that.
Sep 9, 2014 6:15PM ET
In an Oval Office meeting Tuesday, the president said he would welcome, but doesn't need, the support of Congress.
Sep 9, 2014 4:53PM ET
The Government Accountability Office has "long-standing concerns" with the way the Department of Health approves Medicaid waivers.
Sep 9, 2014 2:42PM ET
The New York attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, interrupted everyone's Apple "watch party" to point out that thieves will want to steal the new toys.
Sep 9, 2014 11:24AM ET
Speaker John Boehner doesn't want to commit to congressional action until he hears from the president.
Sep 9, 2014 10:05AM ET
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told Mika Brzezinski that naming names of those who insulted her would make it "all about that individual." Brzezinski wasn't buying it.
Sep 9, 2014 9:19AM ET
Cuomo's challenger is Zephyr Teachout, and while she probably won't win on Tuesday, she's been a thorn in the Democratic governor's side.
Sep 8, 2014 5:40PM ET
After a year full of botched executions, the country's leading death penalty states will execute two people on Wednesday.
Sep 8, 2014 5:18PM ET
As midterm elections approach, some Republican candidates have started embracing — or at least, refusing to reject — more moderate policies.
Sep 8, 2014 4:11PM ET
The president had promised to take executive action by 'the end of the summer.' Now, it's 'the end of the year.' We'll see.
Sep 8, 2014 1:07PM ET
Former President George W. Bush picked his predecessor's brain twice a year during his second term in the White House, former President Bill Clinton revealed on Monday.
Sep 8, 2014 10:24AM ET
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to announce his plan to expand health care for the state's poor on Monday, after failing to convince the GOP-led legislature to allow a Medicaid expansion earlier this year.
Sep 8, 2014 10:19AM ET
Two right-leaning groups told Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy not to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank in a government funding bill this week.
Sep 8, 2014 9:50AM ET
The strategy President Obama will outline to the nation to defeat the Islamic State would take three years – if not more – to carry out, officials said.
Sep 7, 2014 1:56PM ET
Mitt Romney may not be running for president again in 2016, but one thing's for sure: He knows he'd make a better president than Hillary Clinton.
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.