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Republican Senators want details on Obama’s determination to strike Syria

Two Republican foreign policy hawks say President Barack Obama must make a strong case for attacking Bashar Assad's Syria if he wants to win...

Obama to McCain: ‘Hey John, I need your help’

President Barack Obama is inviting former foe Sen. John McCain to the White House, hoping one of Congress' most intractable foreign policy hawks will...

Debate on Syria gets louder with more questions raised

The debate is on as congressional lawmakers begin considering President Barack Obama's request that they authorize a military strike on Syria to punish the...

Ted Cruz: Canadian citizenship? What Canadian citizenship?

Sen. Ted Cruz, seemingly eyeing a presidential run in 2016, calls his renunciation of Canadian citizenship no big deal, even though questions about candidates'...

Congress braced to face angry voters during August recess

With Congress home for the month-long August recess, political advisers warn both incumbents and potential challengers for House and Senate seats that handling increasingly...

Harsh Pentagon budget cuts

A second, deeper round of automatic federal budget cuts is on its way, and it's going to hit the Pentagon hard. Already reeling from a...

Pushing for immigration reform on Capitol Hill

Backers of comprehensive immigration legislation are gearing up for a campaign to push the House to act, even as some begin openly voicing fears...

Obama faces fight with fellow Dems over closing Gitmo

President Barack Obama's hardest sell in his renewed push to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may be members of his...

Uncertain future for immigration bill in House

The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the large-scale, comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced...

Immigration focus shifting to the House

Attention is shifting to the House and its conservative majority after the Senate passed a landmark immigration bill opening the door to U.S. citizenship...