At least 15 Republican senators called on President Obama Thursday to withdraw his nomination of Chuck Hagel for Defense secretary.
Every day that passes without a deficit-cutting deal makes it more likely that the federal government will be forced into its first "sequester" in nearly 30 years, a problem of politicians' own making that could suck billions of dollars out of the economy.
Will Congress and President Obama be able to avoid sequestration cuts?
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that could clear up the constitutionality of blood tests that are taken without a suspect's consent.
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that "serious differences" continue to separate Republicans from President Barack Obama on work toward resolving the impending "fiscal cliff" at the end of this month.
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner resume talks about the fiscal cliff.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, emerged Friday to say that "no progress" had been made on resolving the impending "fiscal cliff."
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Embattled Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior has resigned from his U.S. Congressional seat.
President Obama met with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders today to discuss how to handle the so called fiscal cliff.