Rick Santorum defeated Mitt Romney in the Lousiana presidential primary.
The Affordable Care Act arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court this week will pit two of Washington's seasoned legal minds against each other in a bout akin to Ali vs. Frazier for the legal set. Here's a look at the lawyers who will lead the historic arguments on the constitutionality of the health care measure.
Twenty of Louisiana's delegates to the Republican National Convention in August are up for grabs in the state's presidential primary election Saturday. Here is when to look for the results of the election, where to watch online and on TV, and how to follow the race on Twitter.
House Republicans are pushing for a short-term extension of federal transportation funding, resisting pressure to pass a comprehensive bill.
While the full bill won't be in effect until 2014, the health care overhaul has already benefited millions of Americans, according to the Obama administration.
The Senate Thursday voted overwhelmingly to send President Barack Obama legislation imposing new curbs on insider trading by members of Congress, even though the measure was weaker than a version it passed in February.
Standing in front of a row of pipes, President Barack Obama pledged on Thursday to accelerate approval for part of the Keystone XL pipeline, seeking to deflect criticism that his rejection of the full project helped create a climate for high gasoline prices.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has comfortable win over Rick Santorum in Illinois.
Beloved entertainer, educator, songwriter, author and minister Fred Rogers' created and hosted the classic children's show Mr Rogers' Neighborhood for 33 years on PBS (1968-2001). Rogers' became an American icon thanks to his soft-spoken personality directness with his young audience. The show was generally lighthearted, with songs, special guests from the neighborhood (like postman Mr. McFeely) and visit to a puppet kingdom on a magical trolley that ran through the house, bu...
Opponents say the bill, up for consideration in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday, could make it possible for women who undergo abortions to be unintentially identified if their detailed demographic information is open to the public.
The magnitude of Mitt Romney's landslide win in Puerto Rico's Republican presidential primary election on Sunday indicates Rick Santorum's gaffe about the territory's principal language and its effect on the potential for statehood probably had an impact on the results.
For the fourth time since 1967, Puerto Ricans will cast their ballots to either change or maintain the U.S. territory's status. If voters in November jettison the status quo, they can choose between statehood and independence.
Both front-runner Mitt Romney and chief challenger Rick Santorum have added campaign events in Illinois over the next few days in anticipation of the state Republican Party's presidential primary election on Tuesday.
For the first time in decades, the rate of annual spending on the U.S. government-run health insurance program is expected to decline during the current fiscal year before returning to an upward trajectory in 2022.
The Obama administration is leaving open the possibility of giving Moscow certain secret data on U.S. interceptor missiles due to help protect Europe from any Iranian missile strike.
Science and math geeks have finally found a perfect day worth celebrating in honor of the mathematical symbol Pi.
The frequent runner-up urged supporters to help him beat presumptive front-runner Romney. Now is the time to pull together, Santorum said. We are campaigning everywhere there are delegates because we are going to win this nomination before the convention.
Rick Santorum takes crucial Alabama and Mississippi nominations, setting off alarm bells for Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich.
For the first time since early July, more Americans approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing than disapprove, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that shows his approval rating now at 50 percent.
American Atheists, the organization behind several pro-atheism billboards, is no stranger to controversy. But this time, it was about more than just religion--many people found their Harrisburg sign racially offensive.
With Republican senators eager to get a jobs bill to President Barack Obama's desk, Majority Leader Harry Reid offered a vote in exchange for dropping a filibuster of the president's judicial nominees.
Lawmakers are considering a tax break for mass transit users in New York City. The tax break would apply to LIRR, NJ Transit and New York City subway riders, according to Huffington Post.
The Georgetown law student criticized those who demonized and smeared me, an indirect shot at radio host Rush Limbaugh, who had called her a slut. Fluke said women and men from across the country have written to express support for her view that contraception needs to be treated as a basic health care service.
The world's largest accounting and auditing firms, known as the Big Four, have been pumping more money than ever before into U.S. lobbying and political campaigns as they confront new challenges from their regulator and Congress.
Most of us are familiar with the variety of scrumptious Girl Scout cookies, including Samoas and Thin Mints. Here are five facts that you may not know about the Girl Scouts.
Both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum claimed victories in Republican Party presidential-nomination contests conducted Saturday, as the former won the caucuses in Wyoming, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, while the latter won the caucuses in Kansas.
Rick Santorum is the winner of the Republican caucus in Kansas.
New Hampshire's Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to exempt religious institutions from having to include contraceptive coverage in health insurance plans.
Top U.S. officials are set to push for tougher cyber-security measures to protect the nation's water, electrical and telecommunications grid at a closed-door meeting with senators on Wednesday evening, congressional and White House staffers said.
Patricia Heaton's consistent life philosophy likely influenced her comments about Sandra Fluke