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NRA says answer is to get ‘homicidal maniacs” off streets

NRA says answer is to get ‘homicidal maniacs” off streets

Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said…

At Navy Yard service, Obama rails against gun violence

At Navy Yard service, Obama rails against gun violence

President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea on Sunday for Americans to overcome their “creeping resignation” about gun violence and demand tougher gun laws following the country’s latest mass shooting.…

Hillary Clinton pondering pros and cons of expected White House run

Hillary Clinton pondering pros and cons of expected White House run

Hillary Clinton acknowledges that she is wrestling with whether to run for the U.S. presidency in 2016, well aware of the “political and governmental challenges” she would face if she…

Issa plans Libya trip as part of probe into Obama’s actions

Issa plans Libya trip as part of probe into Obama’s actions

Republican Representative Darrell Issa, a leader of the congressional charge to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the Benghazi attacks, is scheduled to travel to Libya next week as part…

Obama uses shootings to push for anti-gun legislatiion

Obama uses shootings to push for anti-gun legislatiion

Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday “to get back up and go back at it” and help push…

Navy Yard shooter’s employer, in email, seeks more military contracts

Navy Yard shooter’s employer, in email, seeks more military contracts

A little more than 24 hours after an IT contractor gunned down a dozen workers at the Washington Navy Yard, the CEO of the company he worked for sent an…

Obama urges public pressure on Congress, Republicans

Obama urges public pressure on Congress, Republicans

President Barack Obama is appealing to the public anew to pressure Congress to stop undermining his health care law through measures that would threaten a government shutdown or a default…

GOP government shutdown tactics split presidential contenders

Sen. Ted Cruz says he will fight “with every breath” to stop the health care overhaul, even if it means shutting down segments of the federal government. That approach, warns…

Republicans approve killing Obamacare as part of move to avoid government shutdown

Republicans approve killing Obamacare as part of move to avoid government shutdown

Charting a collision course with the White House, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday to wipe out the three-year-old health care law that President Barack Obama has vowed to preserve…

Obama regroups for showdowns on budgets, debt and health care

Obama regroups for showdowns on budgets, debt and health care

Locked in a tug of war with lawmakers over spending and borrowing, President Barack Obama is pressing his case in America’s heartland that Congress mustn’t jeopardize fragile economic progress with…