House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal talks on the Senate-passed immigration bill.
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is exploring a long list of issues including insufficient testing and allegations of political meddling.
As White House, Federal Reserve and Treasury Department staff prepare Janet Yellen to face Senate confirmation hearings to be the next head of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke's close call in 2010 remains seared in their memories.
The 39 percent job approval rating of President Obama is his lowest in the Quinnipiac University national poll since he became president, the university said.
Senate Republicans blocked yet another White House nominee to a U.S. appeals court, deepening the party's rift with Democrats over presidential appointments.
The Latino Legislative Caucus removes senator under an FBI investigation.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren cemented her growing reputation as a champion of Main Street on Tuesday with a wide-ranging speech challenging the Obama administration to take on Wall Street and break up its "too-big-to-fail" banks.
Some lawmakers think automatic spending cuts known as sequestration haven't been as harsh as advertised -- but the second round will be far worse.
The FBI investigation of state Sen. Ron Calderon puts California's struggling film and television industries in an awkward position.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review an Oklahoma law to require a woman to undergo an ultrasound test just before terminating a pregnancy, upholding a ruling by the state's high court that the law is unconstitutional.
Former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should find a way to let people keep their health coverage, even if it means changing the new health insurance law.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act can't be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which localities still need federal monitoring.
Just three years ago the Tea Party was riding high, but if recent elections in New Jersey and Virginia are any indication, the fractious faction has lost support even in the Republican Party.
U.S. voters are evenly split in favoring ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as presidential candidates, Rasmussen Reports said, though neither has indicated whether they'd seek the nomination.
A bill to increase federal monitoring of pharmacies that custom-mix medications first has to clear a hurdle: Louisiana Sen. David Vitter in his ongoing campaign to discredit Obamacare.