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First, hard-line conservatives failed in a January coup against the Ohio Republican.
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President Obama said the United States will meet the Taliban for peace talks in Doha, but insisted an "Afghan-owned peace process is the best way to end the violence" in a region torn apart by a bloody 12-year war.
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A coalition of U.S. business groups on Tuesday demanded President Barack Obama's administration increase pressure on India to change trade policies that they said threaten U.S. exports, jobs and innovation.
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The head of the National Security Agency on Tuesday defended the broad surveillance of Americans' phone and Internet data as a vital security tool and said it had helped disrupt possible attacks more than 50 times since September 11, 2001.
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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.
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There are serious but often little-known risks posed by some forms of alternative medicine, which is a loosely regulated industry.
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Data protection is to the communication age is what environmental protection was for the age of industrialisation.
The White House is threatening to veto the House version of a five-year farm bill, saying that its proposed cuts to the food stamp program will leave some Americans hungry.
Arizona's Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed a law on Monday to expand Medicaid, embracing a key part of Democratic President Barack Obama's healthcare plan in a hard-won policy victory over conservatives in her own party.
It was virtually impossible to miss Rep. Blake Farenthold at the 52nd Annual CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game , and it wasn't because he was sporting an Aloha shirt emblazoned with all things Texas Rangers.
Sarah Palin wants Republicans in Congress to let Sen. Ted Cruz have his say. In Palin's first appearance back on Fox News on Monday, there was a bit of Tea Party love traded between the former Alaska governor In Palin's first appearance back on Fox News on Monday, there was a bit of Tea Party love traded between the former Alaska governor and the ... (more)
It has engulfed all of Washington in scandal, but the Internal Revenue Service-tea party targeting debacle might finally bring some clarity to rules governing nonprofit organizations.
President Obama this week will visit a European continent deeply worried about its economy, the worsening conflict in Syria and the uncertain direction of American leadership abroad in the fifth year of his administration.
Time Magazine's Rick Stengel, The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan, The Washington Post's Barton Gellman, and Mother Jones' David Corn discuss recently revealed surveillance programs, whether they have adequate oversight from the judiciary and Congress, and whether they intrude too deeply into Americans' privacy.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday he thinks that Americans' concerns about NSA surveillance will change once they fully understand the program, which he says has stopped "dozens" of terrorist attacks.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough explains how the "scope and scale" of U.S. aid to Syrian rebels will expand.
Nick Clegg said the UK did not have to follow the example of the US by arming Syrian rebels.