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Stalled budget talks could put two million more Americans out of...

Automatic cuts in federal spending will cost the economy more than 2 million jobs, from defense contracting to border security to education, if Congress...

Eric Holder found in contempt of Congress after 108 Democrats walk...

Rather than fight and take a stand, 108 Democrats turned tail and ran away Thursday from the battle over a criminal contempt citation against...

Both sides stubbornly refuse to budge on debt limit negotiations

Republicans and Democrats are refusing to budge when it comes to their already hardened positions on spending cuts versus tax increases to deal with...

Romney denounces proposal to use Obama’s former pastor as campaign attack

Mitt Romney swiftly and firmly distanced himself Thursday from a group exploring plans to target President Barack Obama's relationship with a controversial former pastor....

Obama, Congressional Republicans play political games on debt limit

If Republican and Democratic leaders want to avoid a reprise of last year's nasty showdown over raising the federal debt limit, they are not...

Congress split over solution to student loan problem

One way or another, the Congress seems certain to prevent a low interest rate for federal student loans from doubling on July 1, aides...

House vote sets up a cybersecurity showdown

The House's solid bipartisan vote for a cybersecurity bill sends a message to the Senate: Now it's your turn to act. Ignoring a White House...

Democrats politicize death of Florida teen

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday blasted police handling of a racially charged case in which a neighborhood watch volunteer shot dead an unarmed black teenager...

Obama steps into Limbaugh ‘slut’ controversy

Stepping into an emerging culture clash over women, President Barack Obama made a supportive phone call Friday to a law student who testified before...

Boehner to Rep. Sullivan: ‘Keep your damn mouth shut!’

Speaker of the House John Boehner called Oklahoma Congressman John Sullivan on the carpet last week after the often mouthy representative suggested shooting some...