| Mar 19, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade.
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:07 PM
You've already heard about Hillary Clinton's personal email server and probably also about the Internal Revenue Service's disappearing-reappearing messages.
But a lesser-known, longer-brewing email scandal should be far more upsetting, at least if you'...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:39 PM
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the 83rd U.S. attorney general and the first African American woman to hold the post
The vote was 12 to 8, with 3 Republicans voting in favor of Lynch, who is...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:44 PM
A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped of immigration provisions backed by conservatives but strongly opposed by President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plan for a major ground assault to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State is bold, ambitious — and perplexing.
The Obama administration has set a goal of helping Iraq regain control of its...
| Feb 15, 2015
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), new chairman of the Senate armed services' subcommittee on military personnel, has signaled he will defend retirement reforms proposed for a new generation of service members by the Military Compensation and Retirement...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:55 PM
Senate Republicans pressed the Obama administration Wednesday for a plan to address the long-term health of Social Security as lawmakers began a debate over the rapidly approaching shortfall in a program that benefits millions of disabled Americans....
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:31 PM
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| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:08 PM
To the editor: Michael Krepon may well be correct that the Iran nuclear deal in the works serves U.S. interests, but his endorsement exposes a chink that cannot be ignored — namely the challenge to hold Iran to the deal. ("The Obama administration...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Never in memory have so many presidential hopefuls plunged this early before an election year into the money chase to put themselves on the path to the White House. And for whatever reason, all of them are Republicans.
The latest to...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch won two key Republican endorsements Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black woman in the nation's top law enforcement job.
"I believe she's not only qualified but exceptionally well-qualified and...