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President will award the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War soldiers and a Civil War officer, the White House said Tuesday, belatedly recognizing the soldiers for “conspicuous gallantry” decades after they served in combat. Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins and, the only surviving member of the group, Army Specialist Four Donald Sloat, [...]
When President Barack Obama visited North Carolina Tuesday, Sen. Kay Hagan welcomed him with a handshake and a tough critique of his approach to Veterans Affairs issues.
Glen Bolger: Republican and Democratic voters alike blame elected officials in Washington for failing to act to improve the economy.
President Barack Obama may have helped win an Emmy award for his work with Zach Galifianakis, but House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) is making his play to wrest the quirky video crown away with his own odd co-star: a toy monkey.
A postal workers union has won the latest round in its fight with the United States Postal Service over a program to offer postal products in Staples Inc. stores.
Stephen Sestanovich looks at the prediction that South Korea's low birth rate will lead to its extinction in 2750.
Maya MacGuineas: The larger lift for the economy will have to come from lawmakers since the Fed's efforts alone aren't sufficient..
This is the fifth week of the trial of former Gov. McDonnell and his wife on political corruption charges. Here's a guide to who's who in the trial and what they've said so far.
Glen Bolger: A majority of voters say that there is something that upsets them enough that, if they could, they would carry a protest sign for a day.
Texas Governor Rick Perry isn't shying away from his mugshot. Instead, his political action committee, RickPAC is hoping to raise money from it. For a $25 donation, a shirt with the image and the text: WANTED: For securing the border and defeating Democrats can be yours.
Four states will hold primary elections or runoffs Tuesday: Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma and Vermont. Tuesday will mark the second-to-last primary set this election cycle. Here’s a breakdown of the key races.
Going into a fall season in which the Islamic State will figure prominently in Washington debate, this much is clear, writes Gerald F. Seib: Politicians from both parties are reflecting the impulses that run through their parties at the grassroots.
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In the coming weeks, Congress will be forced to ask itself about whether it wants to weigh in on the question of what the U.S. should do to stop the threat from the Islamic State. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the political circumstances behind the deliberation.
The White House might need a new poster child for its “tax fairness” campaign. Famed billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who President Barack Obama has lauded and named a signature proposal after, is helping finance a deal that would allow Burger King to reincorporate in Canada and potentially reduce its U.S. tax bill through a so-called inversion.
House Republicans disclosed the contract they signed with a Washington law firm hired to sue President Obama. The terms: $500 an hour, and a cap on $350,000 price tag for the contract, which runs until the next
Robin Wright: The U.S. is nearing the 100th airstrike on Islamic State targets in Iraq, but hasn't disclosed much about its actions.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D,. Ohio) was the first lawmaker to call for a boycott of Burger King, telling customers to shop elsewhere given the company’s pursuit of an acquisition that could allow it to avoid or curtail U.S. taxes.
The 200th anniversary of the British attack on Washington was celebrated with an event at the U.K. embassy in Washington -- which featured a White House cake and joked "Only sparklers this time!"
Salim Furth: Individuals can help themselves and the economy by brushing up their resumes: When a job change helps you, the rest of us are better off, too.