8:00 AM Feb 12, 2015
Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East.
10:00 AM Feb 8, 2015
In a landmark event that could have many holding their breath, Pope Francis has agreed to address a joint meeting of Congress this fall.
3:53 PM Feb 3, 2015
Highlights of proposals in the $4 trillion budget for 2016 that President Barack Obama sent to Congress on Monday:
3:05 PM Feb 1, 2015
The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem that we don't know what they're talking about.
12:44 PM Jan 30, 2015
Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
1:04 PM Jan 24, 2015
After spending the last few years butting heads with his most conservative members, House Speaker John A. Boehner has a new headache: a revolt by moderates.
8:55 AM Jan 21, 2015
Out to rewrite the rules for lame ducks, a combative President Barack Obama is barreling into the final two years of his presidency determined to hold his own and set the terms for dealing with resurgent Republicans.
6:13 PM Jan 21, 2015
The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns and led to a federal government review of the ruse, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
10:11 PM Jan 20, 2015
President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the "shadow of crisis" has passed America and urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the nation's wealthiest to pay for reductions for the middle class — an agenda more likely to antagonize the new Republican majority than win its approval.

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