President Obama continued selling the benefits of his health-care reform plan Saturday, calling it a crucial element in his administration's plan to bolster the dwindling security of the nation's middle class.
A top Medicare official found that the final version of the Senate health-care bill may have the effect of expanding coverage to more uninsured people while not increasing overall health-care spending quite as steeply as previously anticipated.
Vice President Biden's mother died Friday in Wilmington, Delaware. She was 92.
Spurred by a disappointing new unemployment report, President Barack Obama pushed on Friday for an expanded government program he said would help create tens of thousands of new clean-technology jobs.
Good news for fans of "Lost" -- the president doesn't plan to mess up the television show's season premiere.
Senate Democrats have begun the process of assembling a job-creation package in hopes of having a bill ready to go soon after the chamber finishes health-care reform.
Rudolph Giuliani was criticized by Democrats and media watchdogs after saying during a "Good Morning America" appearance, "We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We've had one under Obama."
Republican congressional leaders say they did not know that their party chairman, Michael S. Steele, was publishing a book until it was released this week, and they had no input in drafting what Steele is promoting as the blueprint Republicans should follow to win back power.
The terrorism storyline that has dominated political headlines since the Christmas Day bombing attempt will likely be off the front page soon, as President Obama took responsibility Thursday for intelligence failures and the economy and health care return to prominence.
John Michael Farren, former general counsel of Xerox Corp. and more recently deputy White House counsel in the George W. Bush administration, has been charged with attempting to kill his wife Wednesday night at their home in New Canaan, Conn.
The White House has released its review of the intelligence failures in advance of the attempted terrorist attack on an airplane en route to Detroit on Christmas Day, as well as a presidential memorandum ordering changes to the intelligence procedures.
Worried House Democrats held a caucus-wide conference call Thursday to strategize about health-care reform before lawmakers return to Washington next week.
Vice President Biden is in Wilmington, Delaware, "where he has gathered with family to spend time with his mother, who has taken seriously ill in recent days," the White House announced Thursday.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) released Thursday a surveillance video that shows a man sneaking through security to meet a woman Sunday at Newark Liberty International Airport, causing the terminal to shut down for six hours.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele lashed out at critics Thursday after some prominent Republicans reportedly questioned his leadership of the party and accused Steele of focusing more on his own image than on rebuilding the GOP.
One day after a trio of high-profile Democrats announced they won't run for reelection, a consensus has formed in Washington that the moves are an ominous sign for the majority party. Just how ominous, however, remains the subject of debate.
As House and Senate negotiators start writing a final health-care bill, one concern looms above all others: whether Americans will be able to afford the coverage that the legislation would require them to buy.
The White House will release an unclassified version of the preliminary report on the failed Christmas Day attack of a Detroit-bound airliner on Thursday, press secretary Robert Gibbs said.
Total television ad spending on all sides of the health-care ads has now exceeded $200 million, according to the Campaign Media Analysis Group. No other past issue advocacy campaign tracked by the group has cost even a quarter of that amount.
By Dan Balz Democrats have long known that 2010 will be a difficult year politically,...
In quick succession Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, the news came forth that Byron Dorgan, Bill Ritter and Chris Dodd will announce that they are not running for reelection in 2010.
Democratic leaders launched a final round of health-care talks Tuesday, pledging to overcome their remaining differences with the aim of sending a bill to President Obama before his State of the Union address in late January or early February.
Democrats crowed and the National Republican Campaign Committee lashed back after GOP chairman Michael Steele said his party was unlikely to retake the House in 2010 and lacked the support of the American people.
The Obama administration has suspended transfers of suspected terrorists from the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Yemen, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Tuesday.
The holiday break truly ends Tuesday, as the White House hosts gatherings on two vital fronts -- terrorism and health care.
The economy may have been in the tank, but 2009 was a banner year for fundraising at the Democratic and Republican governors associations.
President Obama returned Monday to the White House, capping an 11-day holiday vacation.
While various pieces of information on possible terror attacks stemming from al-Qaeda in Yemen floated throughout the intelligence community, there was no "smoking gun" that connected Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to any such activity, according to Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan.