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An Arizona congressman said Friday he will amend a bill that would ban abortions in the nation's capital 20 weeks after fertilization so that it applies nationwide, a bid to fight late-term abortions in the wake of the Kermit Gosnell trial in Philadelphia.
Singer-songwriter Carole King, who campaigned for President Obama's re-election, will become the first woman to receive the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize at a concert at the White House on Wednesday.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the advocacy group co-chaired by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is out with a new ad targeting Sen. Jeff Flake, Arizona Republican, over his vote against a failed measure to expand gun-purchase background checks last month.
The vast majority of Americans believe the ongoing Benghazi affair and the unfolding scandal swirling around the Internal Revenue Service need to be investigated, according to a new Gallup poll out Friday.
There's been little truth and justice in Washington recently as the Obama administration continues to suppress damning information, the actor best known for portraying Superman charged on Friday morning.
The drive to recall a top Colorado Democratic legislator over his gun-control support received a boost Thursday from a newly released poll showing a plurality of his constituents support removing him from office.
He had to be reminded, but President Obama gave his vote of confidence Thursday to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.
by Annie Yu | Published May 16, 2013 Comments
Moves by more than 30 states in recent years to curb the use of foreign law in U.S. courts has been fueled by "anti-Muslim bigotry" and will present legal and practical problems for American courts and families, according to a new report released Thursday by a pair of leading liberal interest groups.
Fed up with delays by the White House, House Republicans on Thursday passed a bill out of committee that would take the decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline out of President Obama's hands.
The Internal Revenue Service is too busy playing defense on the political front to play its scheduled softball game on Friday.
A New York Democrat lawmaker accused House Republicans of acting out a "legislative fantasy" Thursday afternoon by holding yet another vote to repeal President Obama's health care law.
With the White House facing increasing flak from Republicans over several bubbling scandals, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Republicans are exploiting the matters in order to tarnish a "great" and "visionary" president.
Whether it's the targeting of conservative groups or the secret gathering of journalists' phone logs, President Obama has created a "culture of intimidation" throughout the federal government and taken part in a "deliberate abuse of power," Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday.
In the race to be Virginia's next governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened up a 5-point lead over his Republican opponent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday morning.
President Obama likes to extol the virtues of average Americans taking advantage of historic low mortgage rates, but so far he has resisted refinancing his 6,000-foot house in Kenwood district of Chicago, according to his latest financial disclosure report released Wednesday.
By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution