MSNBC's president Phil Griffin apologized to U.S. Republican National Committee chief Reince Priebus for a Twitter post and canned the staffer who posted it.
The strongest argument for immigration reform is that it makes financial sense, political experts told a University of Pennsylvania audience.
Friday is the deadline for candidates, committees and some outside groups to file end-of-year financial reports with the Federal Elections Commission.
Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen will be sworn in Monday to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Fed in its 100-year history.
Half of Republicans agree that undocumented immigrants should be given legal residence permits, according to a recent poll, as a high-profile GOP gathering on the matter gets under way.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., already has raised about $747,000 during this 2013-2014 campaign cycle, compared to just $2,700 by her GOP opponent.
House Democrats in Washington state are trying to get the state Senate to approve the Dream Act by removing a waiting period for veterans to pay resident college tuition.
The White House says Syria must intensify its efforts to transport chemical weapons to the port of Latakia, after a news report showed work to deliver and destroy the weapons had fallen behind schedule.
Tim Huelskamp's tweets during President Obama's State of the Union address provided gist for a Tuesday night TV interview with Rachel Maddow that garnered him some national attention -- not all of it good.
Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over other Democrats while the GOP field is muddled in hypothetical U.S. presidential primary races, a poll indicates.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is returning to City Hall.
In a what-if Republican presidential primary race for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leads the field, a Public Policy Polling poll indicates.
Ted Cruz reacted to President Obama's State of the Union address by claiming the president sidestepped Benghazi, the IRS sort-of scandal and the 'failure' of Obamacare.
Rep. Michael Grimm has apologized for threatening to toss a reporter over the House balcony for asking about a campaign finance investigation.
The House passed and sent to the Senate an almost $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill containing a small cut in food stamps and preserving most crop subsidies.