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How excited are House Republicans at the prospect of former Rep. Mark Sanford’s potential return to Washington? Not very.
Citing pressure from his family, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he secretly had stomach surgery in February to lose weight.
The Syrian conflict, a testy legal battle over the final stages of the largest services contract in American military history, and more recommended reading from around the web.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s kitchen garden, used to promote healthy eating, is getting a new neighbor: Dunkin' Donuts.
Beyoncé said in an interview that she found the controversy surrounding her recent trip to Cuba “quite shocking,” in brief comments aired by ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
President Barack Obama is playing golf Monday with two Republicans senators who have expressed interest in striking a bipartisan deal to solve the nation's fiscal woes.
Congress plans this week to create a new, bipartisan task force to pare the federal criminal code. Read the Journal's 2011series about the bloat in the criminal code, and many Americans who unwittingly ran afoul of the expanding law...
President Barack Obama spoke about citizenship in his commencement address at Ohio State University on May 5, asking the class of 2013 t0 participate and persevere in their defense of democracy.
The millennial vote, the origins of legislation that allows the import of military-style guns, and more recommended reading from around the web.
Senators began laying the groundwork on Sunday for formal debate on immigration overhaul legislation in the coming week, including a provision that would grant immigration rights to same-sex couples.
Several U.S. lawmakers on Sunday downplayed the idea of offering arms to Syria’s rebels, an indication that some in Congress may begin pushing for a different means of American involvement in the escalating civil war there.
A senior Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee on Sunday cautioned against arming Syrian rebels, saying “al Qaeda elements have a lot of control” within the Middle Eastern nation’s opposition groups.
The growing pressure on the White House to be more forceful in assisting Syrian rebel forces and the probe into the alleged Boston bombers’ background likely will be major parts of the Sunday political talk shows.
President Barack Obama has joked about Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s infamously loopy signature, which will appear on U.S. dollar bills. A report out last week shows that it is at least evolving.
The union representing Canada’s diplomatic corps took its fight with the Canadian government to Washington on Friday.
Secretary of State John Kerry announced Friday that James Dobbins will be the new U.S. special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A new poll shows Democratic Rep. Ed Markey with a slim lead over his GOP opponent, Gabriel Gomez, in the Massachusetts Senate race.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew held a second round of meetings Friday with New York-based corporate executives.
Stephen Hadley, national security adviser for President George W. Bush, said reluctance by the White House to push harder to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power has prolonged the country's conflict, and that the U.S. should begin arming parts of Syria's opposition.
The 2014 midterms are still a long way off, but a few trends are emerging from the numbers around the open seats, writes columnist Dante Chinni.