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A group of 10 Senate Democrats said Tuesday they wouldn’t vote for new sanctions against Iran on the Senate floor until late March, in response to warnings from the White House that the measures could disrupt nuclear negotiations with Tehran.
The Army general weighing whether to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in connection with leaving a military base in Afghanistan in 2009 has not yet made a decision on how to proceed in the case, Defense Department officials said Wednesday.
David Wessel: Officials clearly didn't think through the politics of the plan--whatever its merits--and now the administration is in the embarrassing position of sending Congress a budget that includes a proposal the president has dropped.
Erroneous reports circulated Tuesday that Saudi state television blurred first lady Michelle Obama's face at a meeting between President Barack Obama and the new Saudi king. Fake videos surfaced online of a blurred-out Mrs. Obama atShow More Summary
John Feehery: The president's proposal suggested that he believes that middle-class parents who don't qualify for financial aid shouldn't get any kind of break on paying for college.
Should Medicaid beneficiaries pay fees for health coverage?
Yes, Rep. did in fact brandish a wedge of cheese, jolting awake a sleepy committee hearing on trade.
Following the hack of the U.S. Central Command’s primary Twitter and YouTube accounts, the U.S. General Services Administration is releasing a handbook on preventing cyber vandalism.
The man who flew the small drone that crashed on the grounds of the White House early Monday morning was identified as an employee of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
David Wessel: The European Central Bank has launched an aggressive round of quantitative easing, buying European politicians some time. The question is whether they will make good use of it.
The Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took a formal step toward building a 2016 campaign apparatus, launching a committee to fund his national political activity.
Aaron David Miller: President Obama’s decision to cut short his trip to India and meet with the new Saudi king underscores that, for all its anomalies and contradictions, the U.S.-Saudi relationship is too big to fail.
House Speaker John Boehner acknowledged that the expanded GOP majority hasn’t always run as smoothly as hoped in its first month, but expressed confidence Republicans could get in sync to move legislation.
The White House said a Republican lawsuit challenging its implementation of the 2010 health-care law misunderstands the constitutional separation of powers and should be thrown out, according to court papers filed Monday night.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department has been building a national database to track vehicles across the U.S. Here are answers to five questions about the program.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the close relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
Drew Altman: It is revealing to see a group that represents large insurers suggest that the main answer to price variation is to empower consumers with information to fend for themselves, as if all insurers can do is collect price data and that they somehow lack the clout to do much about the problem themselves.
Michael Kugelman: Arguably the most memorable image of the trip was Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeting Mr. Obama with a long, deep embrace. This wasn’t done only for the cameras.
Stark partisan differences in the importance attached to making further deficit reductions, combined with the new deficit estimates, could spell more tension in the annual spending debate in Washington.