The bipartisan group of U.S. senators who became known as the Gang of 8 while advocating for immigration reform have won Roybal awards for outstanding public service, NALEO announced.
Rep. Raul Grijalva had $109,158 in in his campaign coffers at the end of the calendar year, while Republican challenger Gabriella Saucedo Mercer had just $773 in cash on hand.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he's pessimistic that U.S. immigration policy can be reformed in this election year.
Sometimes, caucus night gets a little too exciting. At Minneapolis' Bryan Coyle Center, a challenge to longtime DFL state Rep. Phyllis Kahn brought out the crowds -- and the police.
Clay Aiken, who came to fame as a singer on 'American Idol,' is setting aside his entertainment career to run as a Democrat against Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina.
Sandra Fluke, noted for facing off against Rush Limbaugh after he called her a slut, will run for Congress as a Democrat in California.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is appointed Carl G. Foster to a university board of regents even though he is suing the school.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor described how she navigated new worlds of Ivy League universities and the nation's highest court.
The farm bill that Congress sent to President Obama on Tuesday has something for almost everyone, from Southern peanut growers, Midwest corn farmers and New England maple syrup makers -- but cuts food stamps by $800 million.
Michael McFaul, the architect of President Obama's effort to reset relations with Russian, announced on Tuesday that he is stepping down as U.S. ambassador after two turbulent years in Moscow.
Afghanistan's President Karzai has been holding secret talks with Taliban officials in the hope of persuading them to make peace with his government, the New York Times reported Tuesday.
The U.S. budget deficit is set to fall to $514 billion this year, down substantially from last year and the lowest level by far since President Obama took office five years ago, a congressional report said Tuesday.
The Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday the Affordable Care Act would reduce employment by about 2.3 million jobs over 10 years.
Carlos Lopez-Cantera's first day as Florida's lieutenant governor was like the job itself, with lots of style and not much substance.
Many Republican governors and lawmakers are pumping new money into preschool programs.