An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday imploring House Republicans to help overhaul the nation's immigration system.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Russia can't be trusted because its government lies regularly and President Putin doesn't respect international law.
Paul Ryan, chairman of the powerful House Budget Committee, praised the Earned Income Tax Credit, was critical of the Pell Grants program for college students, and said the food stamp program discourages work.
President Obama is sending Congress a budget that for once does not herald a partisan legislative showdown, but does offer a template for Democratic political messaging.
California State Sen. Ron Calderon will take an indefinite leave of absence while he fights felony charges.
Leaders of the G7 industrial powers have condemned Russia's "clear violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, as the U.N. sent its deputy chief in to assess a crisis assuming Cold War proportions.
Ukrainians turned out in their tens of thousands to denounce Russia's moves in Crimea and signal a determination to resist any further incursions from their eastern neighbor.
If President Barack Obama and Democrats have their way, voters will see this year's midterm elections as a stark choice: Republicans pushing failed policies from a bygone era versus Democrats advocating for freedom and opportunity for all Americans.
Tea partyers insist they're not to blame for Republican election losses, faulting the GOP establishment for having little stomach for a fight.
President Obama delivered a a blunt warning to Moscow Friday, saying "there will be costs" for any military intervention in Ukraine.
The Clinton Presidential Library is making available about 5,000 pages of previously unreleased documents involving former President Bill Clinton's administration.
U.S. Senate Republicans used a filibuster to prevent a vote on expanded veterans benefits after Democrats blocked efforts to add an amendment on Iran sanctions.
The sniping between establishment Republicans and tea partyers resumed as Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse Texas' senior senator in next week's Republican primary.
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday told Democrats to stop apologizing for their policies and go on offense to overcome pessimism about the November election.
Edward Lopez "Ed" Pastor, the first Hispanic congressman from Arizona, Thursday became the 21st House member to announce retirement.