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The new WSJ/NBC poll shows that more people say tobacco, alcohol and sugar can harm one's health more than marijuana.
A majority of Americans say most employers should be required to include contraception coverage in workers' health plans, the latest WSJ/NBC poll shows.
Here are five takeaways from the latest WSJ/NBC News poll.
President Obama turned his New York City fundraising visit into a small shopping trip as well, stopping into a midtown Gap store to buy some clothes for his wife and kids and to praise the chain for raising its lowest-paid workers' wages.
Leaders of the nation’s building trades unions again are urging President Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline -- suggesting there could be consequences for Democrats in the November elections.
CIA director Brennan rejected statements made by Sen. Dianne Feinstein that the CIA inappropriately searched Senate computers.
The text of Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein's remarks about CIA surveillance delivered on the Senate floor Tuesday morning.
President Barack Obama tried to mix comedy and health care in a purposely awkward interview on “Between Two Ferns,” an online show hosted by comedian Zach Galifianakis.
The White House's annual Economic Report of the President pushes a raft of proposals designed to make the U.S. economy stronger and more productive in the long run. Some of them run the risk of making low-wage workers more vulnerable in the short run.
What if it isn't Hillary? The question Democrats ask themselves as they peer down the road toward 2016 took a new twist over the weekend when current Secretary of State John Kerry turned in a star performance as a speaker at the Gridiron Dinner in Washington.
The Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.
When Senate Democrats put out the word that they planned to dedicate an all-night session of the Senate to climate change, they didn’t specify any legislation they intend to propel. What they did spell out: the talk-a-thon’s TwitterShow More Summary
Sen. Mark Begich (D., Alaska) launched the latest salvo from Democrats against billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.
The U.S. consumer-finance regulator is pledging to overhaul its system for rating employees’ performance, after criticism that its managers gave whites better reviews than minorities.
The U.S. has sent a team of investigators to Ukraine to help track down assets that Kiev’s new government alleges were stolen by ousted president Viktor Yanukovych.
House lawmakers will explore ideas for collecting state sales taxes on Internet purchases at a hearing Wednesday.
In a 1993 speech, Hillary Clinton criticized the approach Republicans took on a mandate that individuals carry health insurance.
As former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee weighs a second presidential bid in 2016, he said one factor will play a significant role in the tenor of the race: the sex of the Democratic nominee.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would return nearly twice the amount of money they received from the U.S. Treasury if the bailout arrangement isn’t changed over the next decade, OMB says.
Sen. Rand Paul pointed to Reagan as an example of a president who believed in forceful foreign policy but relied on diplomacy as well, as he criticized GOP lawmakers who he said have taken Russia’s occupation of Ukraine as an occasion to “beat their chest."