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In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.
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Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.
An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev.
Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's red-light camera system, which may have ticketed thousands of motorists under questionable circumstances.
Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.
This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.
Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.
The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Steve Israel are asking the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration to consider technologies that would shield commercial aircraft.
A 10-year-old boy is given a medical blouse after being taken out of quarantine following his mother's death caused by the ebola virus, in the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse Ebola treatment center, at the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on Thursday.
Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."
The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks with reporters in his office inside the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md., in this April 7. The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary ... (more)
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