Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey appeared before the Senate to lay out the military's plans to weather budget cuts, but the Russian incursion into Ukraine dominated the proceedings.
Former IRS Official Lois Lerner refused to testify before a House committee investigating the agency for what they say was a deliberate attempt to limit tea party influence.
The U.S. Senate rejected President Obama's civil rights nominee Debo Adegbile over his involvement in the defense of a convicted cop-killer.
Darrell Issa's attempt to cut off Elijah Cummings didn't quite go as he'd planned.
The upped joint aviation training in Poland and increased participation with NATO's air policing mission in the Baltic Wednesday in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
Sen. Robert Menendez urges Obama to give deportation relief to immediate families of U.S. citizens, Dreamers and lawful permanent residents (LPRs).
George P. Bush continued his family's political dynasty by shaking off an underfunded primary challenger and securing the Republican nomination for the little-known but powerful post of Texas land commissioner.
Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Pete Sessions easily beat back challenges from the Tea Party in their Republican primary races in Texas.
Western Republicans have come out in support of gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is consistent with the conservative values championed by Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday with Arseniy Yatseniuk, the new Ukrainian prime minister.
President Obama released a budget proposal Tuesday that seeks $3.9 trillion in spending, higher taxes on corporations and individuals, and tax breaks for lower-income workers.
Vague bromides and promises about deficits and spending are easy for politicians. Real spending cuts aren't.
Texans will finally get their say today in fiercely fought party primary races that have sparked a barrage of mailers, robo-calls and TV and radio ads locally and throughout the state.
Texas is holding the nation's first primary election Tuesday with a political free-for-all in GOP races that could push the state further into red territory.
The Republican party continues efforts to engage Hispanic voters across the U.S.