Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down an invitation to meet with Senate Democrats next week in his GOP engineered speech before Congress next Tuesday.
The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in the Middle East.
Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
On the day that news broke that "Jihadi John", the man who has been seen be-heading hostages in videos released by ISIS, has been positively identified, KOMO News' Eric Johnson was at the White House for an interview with President Obama.
Let's say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they've got to have — and what they can do without.
The House voted Wednesday to expand the benefits of popular college savings plans that President Barack Obama failed to scale back.
Not yet officially a candidate for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton is already trying to seize the mantle of problem-solver in a nation fed up with dysfunctional government. Republicans are ready to remind Clinton — and voters — of her past warnings of a "vast right-wing conspiracy."
It’s called the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, already introduced in both the House and the Senate.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
Hillary Rodham Clinton has so far kept a low profile this year, something that's starting to change as she heads toward her expected 2016 campaign for president.
Faced with the task of preserving a GOP Senate majority in 2016, Sen. Mitch McConnell gave his blessing Tuesday for an election calendar that would let fellow Republican Rand Paul run for president and re-election to the Senate at the same time.
Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday proposed a massive restructuring of the public employees' pension system as he presented a state budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that does not address a judge's ruling calling on New Jersey to put an additional $1.57 billion into the system in the current fiscal year.
Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Politicians of all ideologies have failed American workers in an era of rising corporate profits and declining wages, the nation's top labor leader said Monday, vowing to pressure candidates running for president in 2016 to address the issue.
At a meeting of Republican donors who helped pay for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign, one wanted to know: How does the former Florida governor plan to distinguish himself from his brother, former President George W. Bush?
Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about half her classmates at her elementary school. And it matches up well with the one she'll use this week to take a new test linked to the Common Core standards.
The states, among the poorest in the country, are the only ones that refuse to exempt school children from mandatory vaccinations based on their parents' personal or religious beliefs. Separate efforts to significantly loosen those rules died in both states' legislatures last week.
Jeb Bush released a trove of emails from his time as Florida's governor on Tuesday, a massive yet incomplete record selected to show the likely Republican presidential candidate as in touch with constituents and closely involved in his work as the state's chief executive.