Politics
Sen. Harry Reid Will Retire in 2016
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election in 2016, ending a Senate career that has spanned three decades.
03/27/2015 12:19:42pm
Ben Affleck Talks 'Batman' During Senate Hearing (And Yes There's a Spoiler)
Actor Ben Affleck revealed Sen. Patrick Leahy will appear in the new Batman film.
03/26/2015 07:03:22pm
Disgraced Congressman Ignores Questions on Criminal Probe
Rep. Aaron Schock returned to the Capitol, casting a final vote in the House before delivering a farewell address to close a drama for the Illinois Republican.
03/26/2015 07:10:18pm
Kerry Orders Email Preservation Review at State
He sent a letter to the State Department's IG recently.
03/27/2015 05:39:38pm
Sunday on ???This Week???: Former Maryland Gov. Martin O???Malley
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O???Malley is interviewed on "This Week."
03/27/2015 05:27:09pm
Religious Freedom Bill Might Rile 2016 Race
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has won a fan in Iowa's kingmaker
03/27/2015 05:01:15pm
Excerpt: 'In Defense of a Liberal Education' by Fareed Zakaria
Read an excerpt from 'In Defense of a Liberal Education' by Fareed Zakaria.
03/27/2015 10:57:09am
Kids Set to Take Over the White House for a Day (Sort of)
President Obama unveils new initiative to expand ???Take Our Daughters and Sons to
03/27/2015 08:44:08am
The Many Tweets Of Hillary Clinton
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES TWEETS FROM HILLARY: The soon-to-be 2016 presidential candidate weighed in last night on Indiana???s new bill that prevents the government from getting in the way of anyone???s practice of their own religion. Gay rights advocates say it could lead to discrimination....
03/27/2015 08:38:36am
Secret Service Officials Reported Agents Didn't Appear Intoxicated
Conflicting accounts over possible misconduct by agents who protect president.
03/26/2015 07:59:26pm
GOP Congressman: Paying NCAA Athletes an ???Inevitability???
Pressure is building from Congress and former athletes to push colleges to pay their student-athletes.
03/26/2015 06:29:02pm
Watch: New Indiana Religious Freedom Bill a License to Discriminate, Say Opponents
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, which models federal legislation meant to protect businesses from being forced to provide services they object to based on religious grounds.
03/27/2015 11:18:46am
Watch: Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock Departs Capitol After Farewell Speech
Resigning Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., under fire for alleged misuse of taxpayer funds, declined to answer questions as he left the Capitol today following his farewell address.
03/26/2015 03:01:38pm
Watch: Jesse Jackson, Jr. Released from Federal Prison
The former Illinois U.S. Representative served two years in an Alabama federal prison for misusing campaign funds.
03/26/2015 02:30:47pm
Watch: Saudi Arabia Launches Military Operations in Yemen
Saudi Ambassador Adel Al-Jubeir during a news conference addresses the increasing instability in the Arab nation of Yemen.
03/25/2015 08:56:40pm
Watch: Congresswoman Botches Park Job Outside Capitol
DC Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton couldn't seem to maneuver her sedan into the open space.
03/26/2015 11:12:37am
Watch: Is Yemen Still Obama's Model for Fighting Extremists?
White House stands behind Yemen model even as country descends into chaos.
03/25/2015 03:19:17pm
Watch: State Dept. Responds to Allegations That Israel Spied on US to Undermine Iran Deal
Jen Psaki answers questions during a State Department briefing related to the recent WSJ article on Israeli efforts to spy on the Iran nuclear negotiations.
03/25/2015 01:20:30pm
Watch: Obama To Slow Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
President Obama said today that the U.S. will "maintain our current posture of 9,800 troops" in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, in accordance with Afghan President Ghani's request for "flexibility."
03/24/2015 06:37:31pm
Watch: Oops! Obama Mistakenly Refers to Afghan President Ghani as 'Karzai'
While attempting to praise the new Afghan president, Obama accidentally referred to President Ghani as "President Karzai."
03/24/2015 06:28:34pm
Watch: Why A Legendary Golfer Brought John Boehner To Tears
The Speaker of the House got emotional at a ceremony honoring Jack Nicklaus
03/24/2015 06:26:18pm
When Potential 2016 Candidates Could Announce Their Run
A look at the 2016 timelines of the top Democrats and Republicans.
01/31/2015 03:15:57pm
5 Times Obama Ditched His Shoes Overseas
He visits a lot of historic sites, which often necessitates footwear removal.
01/25/2015 02:00:49pm
Photos: Michelle Obama Visits Japan
As she enters her 50s, a look at the first lady's life and times.
03/20/2015 08:30:27am
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