WASHINGTON — Democrats have used the Senate's newly eased filibuster procedures to clear the way for confirmation of the man President Barack Obama wants to become a top housing regulator.
AUSTIN, Texas — In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
WASHINGTON — John Podesta, a former chief of staff under President Bill Clinton, will join President Barack Obama's inner circle for one year as a counselor to focus on energy and climate change issues, the White House said ...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. envoy to Afghanistan says a delay in signing a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan is raising anxiety and imposing unnecessary costs on the Afghan people.
SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online ...
WASHINGTON — The top Democrats and Republicans on Congress' military panels are working on a backup plan to ensure that they complete a far-reaching defense policy bill before year's end.
Highlights of legislation that received final congressional approval on Monday from the Senate prohibiting undetectable plastic firearms.
He’s been in the job for 313 days, traveling 128 of them. In that time, he’s logged almost 577 hours in the air, which translates to more than 24 days spent on a plane.