| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Obama administration throws its support behind Egypt's military, some members of Congress are looking at withholding some or all of America's annual $1.5 billion aid package if a civilian government isn't quickly...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:53 AM
UPDATED: In an interview with ABC's "This Week," former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says his parents are divided on whether he should run for president in 2016.
"I think we've got a split ballot amongst the Bush senior family. Pretty sure that's the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee didn't ask a single question of Secretary of State-nominee John Kerry about his views on Cuba policy at his confirmation hearing this week. But a meant-to-...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks Thursday on Capitol Hill about her bill to ban assault weapons. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The weekend political discussion starts on HBO's “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Maher...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The eight senators meet in private several times a week, alternating between Sen. John McCain's and Sen. Charles Schumer's offices. They sit in arm chairs arranged in a circle and sip water or soft drinks as they debate temporary...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council responded swiftly to North Korea's latest nuclear test by punishing the reclusive regime Thursday with tough, new sanctions targeting its economy and leadership, despite Pyongyang's threat of a pre-emptive...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:11 AM
WASHINGTON -- Jesse Jackson Jr. arrived in court wearing a leather bracelet, not the gold-plated Rolex watch he bought with $43,350 in federal campaign cash.
The former congressman's head was bare, unadorned by the Michael Jackson fedora, purchased with...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Illegal immigrants might face around a 10-year wait to become legal permanent U.S. residents under sweeping immigration overhaul legislation taking shape in the Senate, negotiators said Thursday. That's shorter than some current...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- Marco Rubio was a bundle of nervous energy as he waited his turn to speak about the bipartisan immigration plan he had helped to draft.
The Republican senator from Florida clasped his hands in front, then in back, then in front again. He...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:30 PM