Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legacy has rarely been mentioned on statewide GOP campaign trails this year, and the party's nominee to replace him has questioned some of Perry's signature achievements. Amid his record tenure, fellow Republicans have even mulled term limits.
Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton "a war hawk," Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war.
President Obama's extended summer vacation is about to end but the president was busy in Martha's Vineyard.
For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria.
Democrats with presidential aspirations are visiting Iowa with little fanfare as they wait a decision from Hillary Rodham Clinton.
A Florida judge on Friday rendered a decision that effectively forces voters to choose candidates in November based on a congressional map that he ruled was invalid because it favored the GOP.
President Obama as of Friday has spent all or part of 138 days on vacation. How does that compare with days off for his predecessors?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized Friday for jokes he made about Asians while addressing the city's Asian Chamber of Commerce, although they hadn't complained.
At the heart of President Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is that they have a nearly untouchable haven in Syria.
The Obama administration on Friday condemned the movement of a Russian convoy into eastern Ukraine, calling it a violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and demanding that it be withdrawn.
Hamas gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israel tracked down and killed three top Hamas commanders, Reuters reported.
Russia sent more than 130 aid trucks into eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience. Ukraine said the move is aimed to provoke an international incident.
One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez traveled to Mexico to attend a meeting with officials from the Mexican state of Sonora.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the Missouri National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson as protests and tensions subsided, but a state of emergency remains in effect.