The high court unanimously ruled the U.S. government can be sued for federal prison guard actions. Does that include sexual assault?
For starters, it could pay off student loan debts (at $26,000 each) for at least 631 people.
Initial reports suggest the high court is leaning toward striking down the DOMA. Transcript available here.
Why do most people say they oppose gay and lesbian marriages? Religion.
It appears the Supreme Court will not have a majority to either uphold or strike down the California ban. Listen to the arguments here.
Student Debt Crisis: joinStampede Wants To Use Collective Action To Negotiate Better Student Loan Terms
Congress is not acting to fix the trillion-dollar student loan debt problem. A private startup has an idea, which hasn't convinced everybody.
The nation's high court will take on the constitutionality of both California's Proposition 8, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
The former GOP presidential hopeful clearly wasn't ready to back up her allegations about the president's "lavish living" with facts.
Most of those arrested for low-level possession are either minorities or young adults.
Rand Paul Makes Libertarian Case For Abortion Rights Less Than A Week After Sponsoring Personhood Bill
The Kentucky senator implied banning abortion could undermine not only women's health, but doctor-patient confidentiality.
Sante Fe officials argue the gender-neutral language in the state's marriage statute never outlawed gay marriage.
While not huge, new fees will be hard to swallow for people who already devote about a quarter of their income to student loan repayments.
However, Paul emphasized that Congress must take steps to strengthen security at the nation’s borders before opening citizenship.
It appears that the former congressman's Twitter sex scandal, and not his legislative accomplishments, have lived on in the public memory.
The more than 2,500 "phantom requests" for absentee ballots may have been intended to sway the 2012 primary election.
The RNC report on why Republicans lost the election proposes a number of remedies, but Republicans on the ground are doing the opposite.
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said the controversial project would not reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil or create a substantial number of jobs.
The conservative media has been noticeably silent in the days following Scott Prouty's unveiling.
Get the story, directly from the vice president.
EXCLUSIVE: Fortune 500 Companies Tell ‘Gang of Eight’ Excluding Same-Sex Couples From Immigration Reform Is Bad For Business
Losing employees forced to leave the U.S. when spouses are deported is bad for business, Fortune 500 firms say.
Assault Weapon Ban: Feinstein Snaps, 'I'm Not A Sixth Grader!', After Lecture From Freshman Sen. Cruz
The California senator let her freshman colleague know she is well-versed in the Constitution.
However, the controversial measure will almost certainly stall in either the U.S. Senate or House.
Prison officials say the hunger strike, which they claim has occurred before, is no big deal. But lawyers for the prisoners tell a different story.
Prouty told MSNBC he wanted to remain anonymous so the focus of the story would be on "Mitt Romney's words, and only Mitt Romney's words."
The number of Americans who identify as "strongly" Catholic has been declining steadily. Could Pope Francis I change that?
How will Rep. Paul Ryan's proposed budget fill what the Center for American Progress claims is a $7 trillion shortfall?
The man who some say changed the course of the election wasn't inspired by Barack Obama. He was inspired by Bill Clinton.
The 2014 Ryan budget, which will almost certainly receive no traction outside of the House, guts $1.8 trillion from the Affordable Care Act.
The GOP congressman had a memorable slip of the tongue while unveiling his 2014 budget plan.
Paul Ryan, the former GOP vice presidential candidate, has authored yet another budget, once again titled "The Path To Prosperity."