The House Ethics Committee is reviewing unspecified allegations against Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois.
New U.S. sanctions with bite are aimed at people closest to Russian President Putin, and raises the stakes exponentially in the political crisis sparked by Russia's annexation of Crimea.
The GOP is pouring money and time into attempts to improve its standing with U.S. Hispanics as never before, Republican operatives say.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that the Affordable Care Act looms as a political winner for her party this fall, despite ceaseless Republican attacks and fear among her rank and file that their re-election may be at risk because of it.
Lawmakers in Germany are launching an investigation into the United States' surveillance activities on Germany and its Chancellor Angela Merkel.
President Obama announced a new round of sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine.
Russia's annexation of Crimea is testing President Obama's belief in the power of direct diplomacy, his preference for using economic sanctions as punishment and his inclination to proceed cautiously in order to avoid creating larger problems.
Democrats in the conservative Deep South are looking at some familiar names to recapture some old political magic in the 2014 elections.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has ordered the Senate's sergeant-at-arms to examine the Intelligence Committee's computers amid a fight between the CIA and lawmakers over access to secret documents about the spy agency's interrogation tactics under the Bush administration.
House Speaker John Boehner released a statement Wednesday implying he doesn't intend to move the Senate bill extending long-term unemployment benefits.
The Obama administration on Wednesday vented its anger at the Israeli defense minister's public criticism of the U.S. and his personal insults directed at Secretary of State John Kerry.
Texas state Rep. Jason Villalba, one of only three Hispanic Republicans in the Texas Legislature, says Republicans must capture the Hispanic vote or the party will perish within a generation.
Sen. Ted Cruz channeled his pastor father and displayed his religious side in Iowa, telling an influential group of home school advocates that the U.S. was founded on Christian values.
Jeb Bush and two top Tennessee Republicans are meeting Wednesday to discuss education policies that have caused rifts within the GOP around the country.
After annexing Crimea, the Kremlin is beginning to calculate exactly what it will cost to support an economy that one Russian minister described as 'no better than Palestine.'