Jeremy Bernard, left, with his partner. (Linda Davidson/Washington Post) Updated, 5:30 p.m. The White...
The Wisconsin assembly early Friday passed a controversial bill that would strip most public unions of most of their collective-bargaining rights. Apparently, the vote happened much to quickly for the assembly Democrats, who in the video below can be heardchanting: "Shame, shame, shame" afterward.
Two years into President Obama's tenure, the debate continues among African-American activists and scholars about...
The U.S. Institute of Peace has been taking heavy incoming fire from the House...
Ian Murphy said in an interview that he was stunned at how easily he was patched through to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).
A stopgap government-funding measure being crafted by House Republicans would cut federal spending by $4 billion over two weeks in March, GOP aides said Wednesday.
House and Senate lawmakers on Wednesday continued their criticism of Moammar Gaddafi as international pressure has mounted on the Libyan leader to end his government's violent crackdown that has left an estimated 300 civilians dead.
Eight weeks into the 112th Congress, several House members have missed as many as 40 percent of votes, according to a Washington Post analysis.
The violent uprising in Libya has produced more than a few reactions from current and former world leaders as well as political heavyweights, some of whom are openly considering a 2012 presidential bid. We'll be collecting reactions here as we get them.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) will deliver a speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government Thursday night.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez unveiled a Senate resolution on Tuesday condemning Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi.
CLEVELAND -- Cleveland really does rock, at least according to President Obama. Coming here for...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Tuesday that he will introduce a measure next week to keep the federal government running for 30 days at current funding levels.
Oregon Democratic Rep. David Wu said Tuesday that he had sought medical assistance in October and acknowledged sending "unprofessional" e-mails to his staff.
Indiana Democrats are leaving the state legislature to avoid a vote on anti-union legislation.
Updated 1:25 p.m. Iranian hackers apparently hit the Voice of America Web site on...
The Senate and the House are both on recess this week, but lawmakers have been reacting to the developments in Libya, where top officials have resigned in the wake of government violence against protesters.
State Rep. Gordon Hintz (D) was arrested Feb. 10, accused of touching or offering to touch sexual parts -- a violation of a City of Appleton ordinance.
CLEVELAND - President Obama is talking about jobs in a swing state again -- this...
Democratic and Republican lawmakers defended their proposed spending cuts, while Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice defended the president's approach to the continued uprisings in Egypt and around the Middle East.
Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld joined CNN "State of the Union" host Candy Crowley to discuss his new book.
A leaked, unfinished manuscript by a former aide to Sarah Palin claims the former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate broke state election law during her 2006 gubernatorial campaign.