One of House Speaker John Boehner's Republican challengers lost his job at an Ohio university after an ad parodied an erectile-dysfunction drug commercial.
The New York Republican is accused of hiding more than $1 million in income from a restaurant he owned and hiring illegal immigrants.
The relationship between the speaker of the House and conservative groups went south last December over a budget agreement.
Just days after the former NYC mayor announced a $50 million initiative to fight the NRA, one of the groups he funds is about to face the gun lobby head on.
State lawmakers strapped for cash are considering even more cuts to public programs. Critics say oil tax breaks are the real culprit.
Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody says the controversial bill has become a distraction.
Republicans say the CDC's gun violence prevention research will get no funding in FY 2015, and gun control advocates aren't happy.
South Carolina students are rebelling against lawmakers trying to cut funds because gay-themed books are on the curriculum.
Ford says he has learned his lesson since the scandals and asks for a second chance to lower taxes and fight against elitists.
The former secretary of state's favorability rating is still higher than those of her potential 2016 presidential GOP challengers.
The Texas fundraising group's name started a political war between Republicans and Democrats vying for women voters.
The New Jersey governor is beating the Republican competition, but he loses to Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical matchup.
A U.S. district court judge says the Supreme Court has already legalized abortions up to a certain point.
Bloomberg's grassroots group will use the NRA's single-minded, single-issue strategy to take on the gun lobby.
Louisiana state lawmakers want to make the Holy Bible the state's official symbol.
The ACLU of Michigan says same-sex couples who wed last month in the state's historic ceremony are being treated as "second-class" citizens.
Senate Republicans say no again to a law meant to help close the gender wage gap.
Independent studies appear to support complaints of a heavy-handed approach to deporting undocumented immigrants.
As Chris Christie's clout fades, several Republicans are maneuvering. From the Tea Party favorites to moderates, here's where they stand.
However, Gallup data indicates that Republicans may have to adjust their strategy from the current all-out attack on health care reform.
Ryan may be the Republican budget expert, but movement conservatives may sink his budget in the Republican-controlled House.
They've derailed immigration reform before. Now conservative radio hosts plan to do it again -- this time fighting some of their own.
Coalitions across the country are ready to put a minimum wage increase to voters as Congress remains indecisive on the issue.
The Republican budget maven put out a proposal loaded with cuts. But that is not enough for spending hawks on the right, who called it a joke.
The administration says record traffic from first-time users is the cause of Monday's technical problems.
Reform supporters say they have one last chance to get something done this year: the president. They may be disappointed.
While Hoyer makes the dare, Pelosi assures getting reform done is more important to Democrats than retaking the House.
Most immigrants being deported from within the U.S. have criminal convictions, which meets Obama's criteria but doesn't satisfy opponents.
Democrats know it's a long shot, but they still want a debate and to vote on the issue.
Sen. Reid says they would rather work in a bipartisan manner, but failing that, they'll make it clear who stands with ordinary Americans.