No government shutdown this year, Republican congressional leaders say. But with Congress, it's never easy.
A growing divide has emerged in the Republican Party's unruly presidential contest, as the race bid farewell to a once-powerful White House contender.
The Bernie Sanders phenomenon has been driven almost entirely by white supporters.
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker today will call for sweeping restrictions on organized labor in the U.S., seeking to replicate nationwide his successful effort as Wisconsin's governor to curb the power of unions.
Donald Trump clarified, sort of, a long-standing question about his personality during an appearance on Friday's "Tonight Show."
After years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept. 11 at ground zero now also has become an occasion for public reflection on the site of the terror attacks.
Two federal programs that promised billions of dollars in compensation and medical care to sick 9/11 responders and survivors are set to expire next year.
A wave of criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike rose Thursday after GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump insulted the physical appearance of Carly Fiorina, his party's only female White House contender.
Vice President Joe Biden said he is overwhelmed at times by his son's death and unconvinced he could commit fully to being president, in an emotional interview that cast a deep pall over his deliberations about the 2016 presidential race.
Eleven Republican presidential candidates have qualified for next week's primetime debate.
The House is continuing to flex its muscles on the Iran nuclear deal even though the Senate has already sealed its fate in Congress.
Conservative House Republicans have embarked on an eleventh-hour political maneuver to derail the Iranian nuclear deal, saying they can't vote on it until the president coughs up copies of side deals Tehran negotiated with atomic inspectors.
After a five-day stint in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will return to work this week to face another day of reckoning.
It took three interviews and five days for Hillary Rodham Clinton to say "I'm sorry."
The Iran nuclear deal is taking center stage in the presidential campaign as the agreement gains steam on Capitol Hill and lawmakers prepare for what could be the most consequential foreign policy vote of their careers.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Harper Lee politely knocked on truck driver Robert Louis Burns' door in rural Alabama one day more than three decades ago and asked him about the preacher he killed.
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