Politics
Bergdahl to Meet Army Investigators Next Week
Bergdahl was captured by Taliban after leaving Afghan base.
07/30/2014 01:19:40pm
Ex-IRS Official Called Conservatives 'Crazies' in Emails
Republican committee leader cites emails in bid for investigation.
07/30/2014 01:59:43pm
Inside the Lavish Life That Put Bob McDonnell and His Wife In Court
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are currently standing trial on federal corruption charges in what is already shaping up to be the juiciest political legal drama of the summer -- maybe even the year. The couple stands accused of accepting over $165,000 in lavish gifts and loans from a friend of the family. And just a few days into the trial, it turns out the friend, Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams, was much more than that. Attorneys for McDonnell say the couple couldn’t have conspired to use his office for personal gain because they suffered “a broken down� marriage and were “barely on speaking terms.�
07/30/2014 05:30:01pm
Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue President
In a partisan vote that marks a new escalation in the Republican confrontation with President Obama, the House of Representatives approved a resolution to authorize Speaker John Boehner to initiate litigation against the president. Five Republicans joined a unanimous Democratic Caucus in opposition to the...
07/30/2014 07:36:11pm
U.S. Has Sold Ammunition to Israel Since Start of Gaza Conflict
In the last week the U.S. has provided Israel with mortars and ammunition for grenade launchers requested as part of a foreign military arms sale.   The weapons came from a $1 billion stockpile of ammunition stored by the U.S. military in Israel for that country’s...
07/30/2014 06:54:15pm
Senators Cross Aisle on Bill to Curb College Sexual Assault
The measure would create new support services for victims of sexual assault.
07/30/2014 04:18:42pm
Impeach the President? History Isn't on GOP's Side
When it comes to impeachment, the GOP may have learned its lesson with Clinton.
07/30/2014 02:19:15pm
Obama Scolds Congress: Stop 'Hatin' All the Time'
"Only reason I’m doing [executive action] is because you don’t do anything."
07/30/2014 01:26:42pm
Satanists Use Hobby Lobby Decision to Play Devil's Advocate
The Supreme Court ruling allows Hobby Lobby to opt out of providing contraceptives to their employees on the basis of their religious beliefs, and now The Satanic Temple plans to cite the verdict as justification for the protection of their own beliefs.
07/30/2014 03:10:01pm
McCain: US, FIFA Should 'Reconsider' Holding Next World Cup in Russia
"Let us recognize and identify Vladimir Putin for what he is," McCain urges.
07/30/2014 11:12:09am
Watch: John McCain Says US, FIFA Should Reconsider Russian World Cup
The Arizona senator says he'd like to see the US and others reconsider the location of the 2018 World Cup.
07/30/2014 06:17:04pm
Watch: Obama Pushing Congress to Focus on the Economy After GDP Increased 4 Percent in the 2nd Quarter
President Obama is urging Congress to make the economy a high priority after the hefty increase in the 2nd quarter.
07/30/2014 07:19:25pm
Watch: Obama: New Round of Sanctions Doesn't Mean 'New Cold War'
European Union, United States make stand against Russia's support of rebel forces in Ukraine.
07/29/2014 10:56:45pm
Watch: Boehner Calls Obama Impeachment Talk a 'Scam'
Speaker of the House denies plans to oust President Obama.
07/29/2014 10:55:19pm
Watch: President Obama Announces New Sanctions on Russia
The European Union joins the United States making a stand against Russia's actions in Ukraine.
07/29/2014 10:53:33pm
Watch: Boehner Calls Impeachment 'A Scam Started By Democrats'
"We have no plans to impeach the president," Boehner told ABC News' Jeff Zeleny. Democrats are just "trying to rally their people to give money and to show up in this year's elections."
07/29/2014 09:54:56pm
Watch: President Obama Before He Was a Senator Speaks at the 2004 DNC
Future president speaks about his hope for the country and his support for John Kerry and John Edwards.
07/29/2014 12:00:15am
Watch: John Kerry on Israel, Palestine Talks: 'What's the Alternative?'
The secretary of state discusses the US's "efforts to bring peace to areas of conflict."
07/28/2014 04:54:31pm
Watch: Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bratton Discuss NYC Shooting
Two U.S. marshals and one NYPD detective shot in Manhattan while attempting an arrest.
07/28/2014 03:13:14pm
Watch: Woman Who Came to US as Unaccompanied Minor: 'We're Americans Too'
Cindy Monge shares her story about crossing through the southern border eight years ago.
07/28/2014 02:28:08pm
Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary
Some major Democrats stay distant from Clinton's presidential prospects.
07/22/2014 11:55:46am
Why Political E-Mails Are Getting Even Weirder
Like car salesmen itchy to make quota, political campaigns ooze with desperation as the first of each new month approaches. The Federal Election Commission counts donations monthly in an election year like this one, and candidates get eager to post impressive numbers before the deadline as signs of momentum and strength. So they soak their backers in pleadings, proddings, urgings, come-ons and sometimes even threats all via email -- a source of campaign fundraising that’s exploded over the last decade.
07/10/2014 10:58:20am
Cory Booker Brings Selfie Obsession to the Senate
Cory Booker is trying to make selfies in our nation's cool again, one senator at a time.
07/15/2014 11:46:33am
2014's Weirdest And Wackiest Campaign Ads So Far
As one campaign ad ironically admits, nobody likes political ads. But we think you’ll get a kick out of these. From castrated hogs to talking dogs, the ads may lack gravitas -- but they seem designed to attract attention.
07/14/2014 09:46:41am
Behind-The-Scenes On The President's Asia Trip
Here's what life is like inside the presidential bubble.
04/23/2014 04:00:58pm