Politics
Bob Dole Returns to Save Kansas for Jittery GOP
Republican Kansas Senator Pat Roberts has had a tough few weeks. But the endangered Senator is set to receive a helping hand from "Kansas' favorite son."
09/20/2014 10:29:56am
5 Myths About Obama's ISIS Plan Debunked
It's been a pivotal week on the international stage, particularly when it comes to President Obama's plan to "degrade, and ultimately destroy" ISIS, the terrorist group. But the details of the plan can be confusing.
09/19/2014 11:52:27am
'Game of Thrones' Author Gives Senate Candidate A Boost
Who wouldn't want a V.I.P. movie screening with George R.R. Martin?
09/18/2014 12:31:50pm
NJ Man Held in Second WH Incident in Less Than 24 Hours
A man was arrested at the White House today after trying to enter a barricaded entrance to the White House complex with his car, the second security incident on the grounds of the executive mansion in less than 24 hours.
09/20/2014 07:08:34pm
White House Partially Evacuated as Fence Jumper Gets Into Executive Mansion
Part of the White House had to be evacuated tonight after a North Lawn fence jumper briefly eluded security and made it all the way inside the executive mansion.
09/20/2014 10:41:25am
Sunday on 'This Week': Ambassador Samantha Power
This Sunday, as the campaign against ISIS intensifies, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power comes to ???This Week.??? And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week???s politics, with Democratic strategist James Carville, ABC News contributor and Republican strategist Ana Navarro, Wall Street Journal...
09/19/2014 07:00:11pm
Survivor of Boko Haram Kidnapping Recounts Escape
WASHINGTON -- Sleeping in her hostel, "Saa" remembers being awoken by the sound of gunfire last April. "The Boko Haram people came into the school," the shy, young Nigerian woman quietly recalls. Soon after, Boko Haram militants ordered her and other female students to gather in a courtyard while everything in the school was burned. Using a pseudonym and covering her head with a scarf to conceal her identity, "Saa" emotionally detailed her capture and subsequent getaway Friday for the first time in public in the United States.
09/19/2014 05:44:24pm
Excerpt: 'Duty' by Robert Gates
Excerpted from DUTY by Robert Gates. Copyright ?? 2014 by Robert Gates. Published in arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, and imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC. Author???s Note This is a book about my more than four and...
09/19/2014 05:35:31pm
Chief Justice Roberts: Justices Scalia, Ginsburg Wouldn't Be Confirmed Today
?? LINCOLN, Neb. ??? Chief Justice John Roberts expressed concern today over the bitter partisanship gripping Washington, saying two sitting justices who sailed to confirmation would never make it through the Senate today. In a speech at the University of Nebraska College of Law, Roberts...
09/19/2014 05:35:38pm
Defending Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Obama, Biden, Clinton rush to defend Democratic chairwoman.
09/19/2014 05:38:13pm
Obama Says 'It's on Us' to Prevent Sexual Assault
President unveils campaign to prevent sexual assault on college campuses.
09/19/2014 01:53:12pm
The First Foreign Policy Debate of 2016 Just Happened
The vote was on the American response to ISIS, but many senators had Iowa and 2016 on the mind.
09/19/2014 01:24:36pm
Joe Biden Ends Gaffe-Heavy Week With Another Gaffe
Oh, Joe. Vice President Joe Biden managed to step in it this morning while speaking about domestic violence and sexual assault at the Democratic National Committee???s annual Women???s Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. After giving an impassioned plea to end such abuse, Biden closed his...
09/19/2014 12:39:09pm
Watch: Joe Biden Ends Gaffe-Heavy Week With...Another Gaffe
Biden lauds former Senator Bob Packwood in speech on domestic violence.
09/19/2014 02:38:06pm
Watch: White House Adamant There Will Be No US Combat Mission Against ISIS
The White House vows no boots on the ground, but says US troops could "forward deploy" with Iraqi forces.
09/18/2014 03:59:56pm
Watch: US Intel Chief Tries Standup Comedy
James Clapper joked about the high standards the public expects of the intelligence community.
09/18/2014 03:42:23pm
Watch: VA Official Links Deaths to Delays
Inspector General Richard Griffin admits that wait times may have contributed to the deaths of veterans.
09/18/2014 10:58:45am
Watch: Vice President Biden Visits Iowa
The vice president made an appearance in the first caucus state days after Hillary Clinton's visit.
09/18/2014 11:00:48am
Watch: Biden Rolls into Iowa With Nuns on a Bus
The nation's first Catholic vice president is traveling with an inspired group.
09/18/2014 03:11:49am
Watch: John McCain, John Kerry Face Off on ISIS
Things got heated between the secretary of state and the senator during a Senate hearing.
09/17/2014 08:37:57pm
Watch: Joe Biden Refers to Asia as 'The Orient'
Vice President draws criticism for use of the term "the orient."
09/17/2014 07:25:30pm
Watch: OIG Admits Phoenix Waitlist 'Contributed' to Deaths
Dr. John Daigh admitted to the Veterans Affairs Committee that delays caused by "secret waiting lists" contributed to deaths at the Phoenix, VA.
09/17/2014 06:45:49pm
Watch: Senate Questions John Kerry on ISIS Plan
The secretary of state testifies in a Senate hearing about the president's plan to battle ISIS in Iraq.
09/18/2014 03:02:01am
7 Signs the 2016 Presidential Race Has Begun
A slew of possible presidential hopefuls are making a mad dash for Iowa.
08/06/2014 02:13:26pm
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