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Senators sought cost-cutting opportunities Wednesday in the Pentagon's $400 billion program for the next-generation F-35, a fighter jet with a troubled testing record that military leaders said America couldn't afford not to build.
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It looks like the world is going to have to wait a bit longer for Rod Blagojevich's version of why he deserves a new trial.
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Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey clashed on everything from Markey's record in Congress to the private sector and term limits in the final and often testy debate of Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election.
Farm-state lawmakers are scrambling to win bipartisan support for a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill on the House floor this week.
About 8 million immigrants living unlawfully in the United States would initially gain legal status under sweeping legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, adding the bill would push federal deficits lower in each of the next two decades.
A nonprofit group helping to spread the word about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul launched a campaign Tuesday that will target states with high numbers of uninsured Americans and tackle their skepticism with straightforward messages.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell formally jumped into the 2014 race for U.S. Senate, hoping to take on Democratic incumbent Mark Begich.
The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has no money to pay a $750,000 fine and wants to serve his prison time first if he and his wife both go to jail, according to court documents.
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at House Judiciary Committee hearing to discuss the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act.
The director of the National Security Agency said Tuesday the government's sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange, in a forceful defense of spy operations that was echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.
The director of the National Security Agency said today the government's sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange, in a forceful defense of spy operations that was echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Republican leaders from 10 Southern states are meeting in Alabama to plan strategies for making new GOP inroads across the region.
It's three years away with no candidates, but that hasn't stopped the first member of Congress from endorsing a potential 2016 presidential campaign.
The most likely cause of the girl's condition: toxic side effects from more than 80 dietary supplements, which the girl's mother carried in a shopping bag, says Sarah Erush, clinical pharmacy manager at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where the girl was treated last summer.
An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.
A New Jersey woman's place is in the U.S. Senate. That's one of the messages from Democrat Sheila Oliver, who is running in the special election for the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.