Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., endorsed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell over his Kentucky Tea Party primary challenger, signalling a limit to the intraparty resentments following the government shutdown.
President Obama acknowledged Monday that technical problems are arising with the launch of the Affordable Care Act, but he emphasized that the reform "is not just a website."
A new poll comes down hard on Republicans, Speaker John Boehner.
Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he would drop his fight against same-sex marriage in his state, withdrawing his appeal of a case before the state Supreme Court.
U.S. Rep. Gallego believes governing from the center could help end the partisan gridlock in Washington.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday he voted against the deal to reopen the government because he believes the Affordable Care Act is "a disaster."
Republican leaders piled blame on freshman Sen. Ted Cruz for failed tactics that forced a U.S. government shutdown, but Cruz remained defiant.
Ted Cruz has done so much good for the Democratic Party over the past few weeks that it's no longer clear which side he's on.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday "clouds of crisis and uncertainty have lifted" with a deal on government funding but Washington must change its ways.
President Obama named former Pentagon lead counsel Jeh Johnson as his choice to succeed Janet Napolitano as secretary of homeland security Friday.
For President Obama and congressional Democrats, the budget battles brought about a remarkable period of party unity after a summer of disputes over possible military action in Syria, government spying programs and the president's pick to lead the Federal Reserve.
The GOP's defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the old-line Republicans and the brash tea party movement that helped revive it -- and now has turned on it.
The giddiness in Washington that greeted the hard-fought agreement to reopen the government is fast giving way to a sober recognition that the deal is very unlikely to usher in a new era of cooperation between Democrats and Republicans.
The tea party-led move to defund the Affordable Care Act as a condition to reopen government had no chance of succeeding, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
President Obama is calling back a trusted counterterrorism adviser from his first term by nominating Jeh Johnson as secretary of homeland security.