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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.
5 hrs ago | Reuters
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.
8 hrs ago | Roll Call
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.
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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)
16 hrs ago | Politico
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.
Mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner defended his wife, a longtime Hillary Clinton aide, on Saturday from Republican claims that she may have improperly mixed her time at the State Department with her consulting business.
Jose Santos Benavides, 42, lives with daughter Gloria, 6, and the rest of his family in a Rockville apartment.
Firefighters advanced against a monstrous wildfire outside of Colorado Springs, expanding containment lines and lifting evacuation orders for thousands of anxious residents in the most destructive blaze in state history, which has destroyed nearly 500 homes and killed two people.
An early vote count this morning gives a reformist-backed candidate a big lead over his conservative rivals in Iran's presidential election.
An anti-abortion rights activist dressed as General George Washington and an anti-abortion rights activist dressed as Confederate General Robert E. Lee stand in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during the March for Life, January 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Depending on whom you ask, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., represents either the best or the ... (more)
New Jersey's State Supreme Court said on Friday it would hear a challenge to Governor Chris Christie's plan to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg.