A horrific shooting in Connecticut changes the terms of the debate.
After staying mum on the Newtown gunfire mass murder, the NRA Friday backed better security in schools, led by armed guards.
The election, and possibly Newtown, gave Obama a "bump" in the polls - a "rally-around-the-president" pattern that occurs mid/after crises.
After hinting he might seek the governorship, Booker says he is exploring a 2014 Senate run for Frank Lautenberg's New Jersey seat.
The president says he will focus on immigration, climate change, energy -- and still the economy.
In the wake of Sandy Hook, the president personally reiterated his call for gun control.
Bork had a distinguished career that included serving as acting Attorney General, Solicitor General and judge.
A new report -- from the administration, not its Republican critics -- examines what went wrong in Libya.
The award caps a comeback-year for the president, who many thought would lose the 2012 election, due to the sub-par U.S. economy.
In the wake of the Newtown shooting, the president has asked Vice President Joe Biden to push the effort forward.
The Obama Administration has received petitions for and against gun control with supporters so far outweighing opponents.
Sandy Hook has spurred calls to regulate guns, from senators and the president, with the first focus of attention being an assault weapon ban.
Egyptians headed to the polls Saturday to vote on a new constitution -- an event that will shape the country's politics for years to come.
With Susan Rice out, Massachusetts senator John Kerry is reportedly in.
Once again, Democrats and advocates ask the president to act.
A visibly upset U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., but makes no mention of gun control.
A brief overview of gun laws in the state where 26 people were killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting.
President Barack Obama says there are "bigger fish to fry" than recreational pot users.
The embattled secretary of state candidate, criticized by Republicans over the Benghazi attack, steps aside.
The U.S. is set to become older and more diverse -- something that will likely reshape the nation's political map.
The Senate's outgoing tea party patron reminds us why he's leaving.
The American public is behind a key piece of immigration reform.
The popular mayor of Newark is obviously destined for higher office. The governor's mansion may be the next stop
After months of speculation, the U.S. Supreme Court has chosen to weigh in on same-sex marriage, not once but twice.
As Washington state celebrates, the federal government watches.
Among other surprises: More Asians than Hispanics arrived in the U.S. in 2011, for the first time in a century.
The conservative stalwart decides to influence Congress from the outside.
Lawmakers from the Northeast say Obama's reported $50 billion request to Congress is insufficient.
If no compromise is reached, then one side would suffer the most in voters' minds, and it's not the president's.
The former president, who unsuccessfully tried to get a reform bill passed, calls for his party to rethink its approach.