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Former Congressman Barney Frank, left, and his husband, James Ready, were in San Francisco this week for Frank's appearance at the Commonwealth Club Outspoken gay former Congressman Barney Frank was in San Francisco this week and told a gathering of the Commonwealth Club that while he won't consider a presidential run, he predicted the U.S. could ... (more)
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Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
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In this April 9, 2013, file photo Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., left, talks with Sen.
15 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Virginia's activist conservative attorney general beloved by the tea party for his aggressive challenges to federal mandates has won the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination by acclamation.
16 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
17 hrs ago | Detroit News
Officials in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office say the governor will meet with representatives from the National Transportation Safety Board and Connecticut's two U.S. senators at the site of a Metro-North Railroad crash that injured 70 people.
21 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta
Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.
"We may see production levels hit at least a million barrels a day we may see it go beyond that in the coming years," Justin Krigstad of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority said Thursday of the oil in that state.
Assistant Defense Secretary for Special Operations Low-Intensity Conflict Michael Sheehan, center, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on May 16.
Karen Handel , the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive at the center of last year's public clash with Planned Parenthood, said Friday that she will run for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.
Senate Republicans said Thursday they would not support five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, raising the possibility the troubled agency could be rendered mostly inoperable later this year.
The controversy over the government's secret subpoena of Associated Press telephone records has revived legislation that protect journalists from having to reveal their sources to federal investigators -- and the White House is endorsing the idea.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Massachusetts Institute of Technology physicist Ernest Moniz to be the next Secretary of Energy, replacing Steven Chu.
Gov. Martin O'Malley finished last among a field 2016 Democratic Presidential hopeful, according to a poll released by New England College .
President Barack Obama is counter-punching furiously to prevent a series of potential scandals from overwhelming his second-term agenda.
Republican Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor whose extramarital affair derailed his political career, returned to Congress on Wednesday with his Argentine "soul mate" at his side.