The island state that helped make gay marriage a national discussion could be the next state to legalize it after more than two decades.
The HealthCare.gov website will be running properly by December, giving uninsured Americans time to sign up for health care, a White House adviser said Friday.
A Buncombe County, N.C., Republican Party official resigned over a remark on "The Daily Show" about "lazy black people" but stands by his comments.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, architect of the ambitious bid to cripple the new federal health care law during federal budget negotiations, is bringing his brand of conservatism to Iowa.
President Barack Obama is opening a six-week burst of fundraising for Democrats, offering an early look at how he'll frame the messy health overhaul rollout and recent government shutdown for donors and voters ahead of next year's pivotal midterm elections.
Former National Security Agency chief Michael V. Hayden learned a lesson about eavesdropping aboard an Amtrak train to Newark: Don't talk on the phone where people can hear you.
President Barack Obama's call Thursday for a renewed congressional push to overhaul the nation's immigration laws drew strong support from New Mexico's congressional delegation, including its only Republican.
If the tea party's history is any guide, Ted Cruz will eventually overreach himself and get booted off the bus. When that day comes, someone will be waiting to take his place in the limelight.
Officials say a spike in Medicaid enrollment may threaten the entire health-care system if more healthy people don't sign up for private health insurance.
Political groups with ties to the conservative Koch brothers admitted they gave about $15 million to block a tax increase and weaken union influence in California last year without properly reporting the source of the money.
Ted Cruz's joke that the Affordable Care Act website was being run by "Nigerian email scammers" didn't go over well in some circles, including the Nigerian embassy in Washington.
President Obama on Thursday again called on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform before the end of the year, saying it would be good for economy and national security.
The White House says it regrets a "misunderstanding" arising from a report a House Republican was disrespectful to President Obama during budget talks.
Ted Cruz claimed Nigerian fraudsters were the brains behind Obamacare -- at least according to an African source, which attributes the item to a press release following a Tea Party rally in Texas.
Support for major provisions of the Affordable Care Act is weakening among Democrats -- including Rep. Xavier Becerra, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus -- who want to see accountability over the botched debut.