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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin headline the third and final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings thousands of activists, opinion leaders and Republican officials to suburban Washington.
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Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season.
CINCINNATI Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine fell ill during a speaking engagement Friday in Cincinnati and was taken to a hospital to be evaluated, his office said.
The daughter of Oklahoma's governor, who is part of a punk band and has posed for revealing photos at the state mansion, defended herself Friday after posting a photo of herself in a Native American headdress... The daughter of Oklahoma's governor, who is part of a punk band and has posed for revealing photos at the state mansion, defended herself ... (more)
As Americans age, and living well into the 90s or even past 100 is increasingly common, the nation is facing a crisis in caring for the elderly.
Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.
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Saying the real solution to the deportation problem is an overhaul of the nation's immigration system, Obama told an Hispanic town hall Thursday: "I am the champion-in- chief of comprehensive immigration reform."
Seven Democratic members of Congress are urging the Labor Department to change a proposed rule that they say would harm black-lung patients.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is chair of the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on Personnel.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul faces a potential quandary as he weighs whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his Senate seat.
A U.S. Army general accused of sexual assault was set to plead guilty to three lesser charges Thursday in a move that his lawyer says will strengthen his position going into trial.
Railroads are also taking too long implement safety improvements Congress ordered under legislation passed seven years ago, lawmakers complained at a hearing of the Senate's surface transportation panel.
With dozen of lawmakers listening raptly, the Nobel laureate from Tibet opened the session with his favorite prayer and words of advice.
The nation's top Republican leaders are courting conservative activists gathered in suburban Washington this week, highlighting the tug of war over the soul of the GOP.
Should a lawyer be disqualified from public service for representing a client like a cop killer? The question arises after the Senate rejected President Barack Obama's candidate to be the government's chief civil rights attorney.