8:37 PM Mar 25, 2015
Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.
2:00 PM Mar 22, 2015
A key lawmaker raised questions about air travel security after a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terrorist organization was able to use an expedited airport security line.
10:00 AM Mar 22, 2015
Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically.
5:59 PM Mar 10, 2015
The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it's ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun ownership is paralleled by a reduction in the number of Americans who hunt.
8:54 AM Mar 6, 2015
Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S. employers are showing few signs of letting up.
2:00 PM Mar 1, 2015
The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter's torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first reported.
7:00 AM Feb 28, 2015
Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
12:01 PM Feb 27, 2015
Netflix, Twitter and Internet activists have won. Big cable has lost. At least until the federal courts get involved, when everything could change.
12:00 PM Feb 18, 2015
Here's the thing about impromptu moments in politics: Often they work, sometimes they fall flat, but occasionally they turn out downright awkward. Vice President Joe Biden learned that the hard way Tuesday — twice.
4:00 PM Feb 15, 2015
Acknowledging the struggles of the nation's veterans, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation intended to reduce a military suicide epidemic that is claiming lives by the day.

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