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.
Conservative advocacy organizations say Speaker Boehner's proposal to President Obama is a capitulation of their principles.
Newly elected Warren could get a chance to apply her financial expertise in Congress.
An anti-amnesty, pro-deportation strategy may have helped beat Rick Perry in the primaries, but it did not work against President Obama.
Those watching to see if the Supreme Court took a same-sex marriage case will need to wait at least a week.
The billionaire Republican megadonor may have played a larger role in the election than previously thought.
As Congress considers immigration reform, the undocumented in the U.S. worry that by the time this issue is resolved, it may be too late.
The U.S. Senate moves to ensure Gitmo won't be closed any time soon.
House Republicans have passed a visa bill, but the legislation probably won't advance beyond that.
An analysis of the caucus' expectations for immigration reform shows how complex the immigration issue is.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., heralds a report that shows that Gitmo detainees could be held stateside.