WASHINGTON - It's been romanticized in classic film, gone viral on social media and become must-see TV.
WASHINGTON - Tough congressional grilling Friday of fired IRS chief Steven Miller failed to get answers about which agency employees subjected applications from tea-party groups to special scrutiny but yielded a startling new admission: The Internal Revenue Service actually planted the quest…
WASHINGTON - Republicans in the House of Representatives sought Tuesday to aggressively debunk dire claims by the Obama administration about some of the impacts of the across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration.
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats on Wednesday unveiled their first budget plan in nearly four years, a proposal that sets up a lengthy fight with Republicans over the two parties' stark differences on taxes, spending and the future of Medicare.
YANGON, Myanmar - Welcomed by U.S. friend Thailand and greeted with rock-star status during a historic visit to Myanmar, President Obama felt the love on much of his three-nation tour of Southeast Asia.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Democrats' 2012 convention may be energizing women and minorities, but it may not help them with the white working class.
WASHINGTON - President Obama is starting to channel his inner Cheney.
WASHINGTON - President Obama will provide the words and Aretha
Franklin the song today for the long-delayed dedication of the
Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers in Congress return to Washington Tuesday
after a monthlong recess, during which the economy continued to
stumble, the government's fiscal crisis deepened and lawmakers'
poll numbers plummeted after the debt-ceiling debacle of July.
WASHINGTON - Congress will use its few remaining weeks in
session before the Nov. 2 elections to debate and vote on issues
that are both about legislating and positioning for the
WASHINGTON - Voters in four states will go to the polls Tuesday
in primary elections that could offer the best window so far into
the level of anti-incumbent, anti-establishment sentiment in the
WASHINGTON — President Obama, facing a revolt by centrist
Democrats in Congress over the cost of overhauling the health-care
system, warned Friday that "now is not the time to slow down."
WASHINGTON — Criticizing the White House directly for the first
time since November's election, President-elect Barack Obama on
Sunday accused President Bush of not doing enough to stem the
nation's home-foreclosure crisis.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic and Republican presidential
candidates reacted to Monday's stock market plunge by calling for
more federal regulation and criticizing Wall Street, the Bush
administration — and each other.
WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit is expected to soar to a
record $482 billion in fiscal 2009, the White House said Monday,
because of slow economic growth and taxpayer rebates.
DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. — Barack Obama on Saturday accused Hillary
Rodham Clinton of internalizing "a lot of the strategies and
tactics that have made Washington such a miserable place," while
Clinton implied that Obama's sensitivity in their last debate
showed that he isn't ready for the "overwhel…
WASHINGTON — Top aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack
Obama exchanged heated words Monday after a Web site ran a 2006
photo of Obama in traditional African dress and reported that
Clinton's campaign had circulated the picture.
WASHINGTON — Hours after U.S. and coalition troops extracted
Saddam Hussein from a bunker on the outskirts of Tikrit, President
Bush proclaimed that his capture signaled a bright new day for