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If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush chooses to run for president, the decision will affect the entire Republican field of candidates. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.
The Keystone XL Pipeline debate drama will be back in January, with the focus on the White House.
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The fundraising machinery in support of Hillary Clinton’s anticipated presidential bid is churning along, with multiple events in the coming weeks.
The capturing of Yemen's capital by a Shiite militia in September is stoking alarm in Arab capitals that Iran is using the conflict to widen its power in the Middle East.
With little change at the highest ranks of congressional leadership, House lawmakers jousted this year for a few top committee perches, many of which were announced Tuesday in the House.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) said she knew "in her heart" she had the votes to pass her Keystone XL bill in remarks on the floor Tuesday afternoon, but where the 60th supporter would come from remained a mystery as voting got under way later in the day.
Linda Killian: The first major congressional vote after the midterms, on the Keystone XL Pipeline, was primarily about political self-interest and big-money influence--things voters just said they hate about Congress.
Jim Manley: CBO Director Doug Elmendorf's economic views are too mainstream for those conservatives pining for the days of supply-side economics.
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's support for Common Core national academic standards will be center stage this week as he hosts his educational think tank's annual conference.
Senate Democratic leaders are not “whipping” for or against votes on the Senate’s measure to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, leaving most of the arm-twisting to Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.), who is betting her political career on passage of this bill, as she faces a tough runoff election in December.
If Congress passes a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, President Barack Obama may invoke a rarely used power: his veto.
Michael Singh: In waiving sanctions that are related to Iran's nuclear program, the U.S. president would also blunt his most effective tools for countering Iran's other illicit activities.
The White House continued to distance itself from MIT economist Jonathan Gruber.
Senate Democrats appear united in their view that President Barack Obama should take executive action on immigration, but they are sending mixed messages on the timing.
House Republicans have hired their third attorney since August to pursue their lawsuit against President Obama for allegedly overstepping his authority, tapping George Washington law professor Jonathan Turley.
Millions are expected to join Medicaid after the second sign-up drive begins on Saturday for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But already, new beneficiaries are putting strains on some health systems. Here's what to know.
Underlying a political battle between Sen. Mary Landrieu and her challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, over the Keystone XL pipeline is a yearslong debate about whether Congress has the legal power to approve the project.
The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes in an effort to locate criminal suspects. Planes are equipped with devices that trick cellphones into reporting their unique registration information. Here is a rundown on the program.
Democrats are urging a speedy confirmation of President Barack Obama’s new nominee to the National Labor Relations Board. On Thursday, they made clear they’re determined to get it.