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U.S. leaders react to the death of Nelson Mandela.
President Barack Obama on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, saying the world has lost “one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth.” Here is the full text of his remarks as provided by the White House.
House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon said he expects Congress to pass the defense authorization bill by year's end.
A look at how Rep. Mel Watt (D., N.C.) could shift the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency if he is confirmed to lead the regulator.
Senate leaders hope to vote on Janet Yellen’s nomination to lead the Federal Reserve before lawmakers leave Washington this year, a Senate Democratic leadership aide said Thursday.
A small Canadian company created a short video that reduces the debate over the F-35 to a playground feud.
The White House has rescinded its stance that President Barack Obama has never met his uncle Omar Obama, whose immigration status had been the subject of a high-profile legal dispute.
Several House Democrats are feeling heat for their connections to the Third Way, a centrist think tank.
The RNC and DNC declared war on the politicians they believe are front-runners for the White House in 2016: Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton.
How the government measures income inequality.
The Obama administration sent two Guantanamo detainees to Algeria, the Defense Department said Thursday, despite the men's fears that they may be targeted by extremists or face persecution if returned to their homeland.
To the list of bitter year-end fights in Congress, add an emergency jobless benefits program that is set to expire three days after Christmas.
David Wessel examines the U.S. dollar's curious resilience. Plus, Iran signals readiness to court American business interests, and recommended reading from around the web.
Some consumers are encountering problems deeper in the HealthCare.gov website, and officials say fixes are being made.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said her union would be part of an appeal of a ruling that Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy protection.
Unions warn lawmakers against any budget deal that pinches pensions.
A toddler visiting the White House took a tumble Wednesday after petting the Obama's younger family dog, Sunny. Ashtyn Gardner, two, was attending the White House Christmas decorations viewing. First Lady Michelle Obama later comforted Ashtyn, who was fine.
President Obama says he can't participate in the iPhone revolution for security reasons.
A bill cracking down on patent "trolls" is given good odds of passing the House Thursday, despite opposition from some conservative groups.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) asked big Wall Street banks to disclose financial contributions to think tanks, a request that came several days after a centrist Democratic think tank blasted Ms. Warren's "economic populism" on issues including Social Security.