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.
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.

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