- Biden seeks center in Obama's sphere of influence Updated: Nov-27-13 1:22 pm
- Obama's gatekeeper now point man on health care Updated: Nov-26-13 1:40 pm
- Defense bill caught in Congress' political divide Updated: Nov-24-13 8:17 am
- Cindy McCain, Christie talk human trafficking Updated: Nov-22-13 3:06 pm
- Senate Dems curb filibuster, risk future problems Updated: Nov-22-13 3:13 am
- Sarah Palin's official mayoral SUV listed on eBay Updated: Nov-20-13 6:39 pm
- Senate paralyzed on what to do about Guantanamo Updated: Nov-19-13 7:30 pm
- Rubio seeks to reconnect with the right Updated: Nov-15-13 3:49 pm
- Veterans Day: Events and ceremonies around nation Updated: Nov-11-13 5:27 pm
- Former POW speaks at Veterans Day event Updated: Nov-11-13 3:41 pm
- Hot Springs man proposes legislative gender equity Updated: Nov-11-13 1:40 pm
- Vietnam POWs living in Texas recall war service Updated: Nov-11-13 11:40 am
- Glendale woman retires from Air Force job Updated: Nov-10-13 8:10 am
- Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination Updated: Nov-07-13 6:14 pm
- Obama to host McCain for White House meeting Updated: Nov-07-13 1:42 pm
- Military joint chiefs warn about budget cuts Updated: Nov-07-13 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON - When President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders for an urgent meeting last month, at the height of a fiscal crisis, Joe Biden wasn't initially mentioned as a participant. The vice president's staff quickly followed up with reporters, in case any had been wondering: Biden would be there, too.
WASHINGTON - White House chief of staff Denis McDonough was ready to vent.
WASHINGTON - For 51 years of war and peace, Republicans and Democrats rallied around a bill to pay the troops, buy ships and aircraft and set military policy.
PHOENIX - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that law enforcement, religious groups and public shame can work in concert to prevent the scourge of human trafficking at major events like the Super Bowl.
WASHINGTON - Democrats quickly enjoyed the first fruits of a milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama's nominations: They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judicial selections and prepared to do the same for two others.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Sarah Palin's Alaska hometown is auctioning an SUV she drove when she was mayor, years before she skyrocketed to fame.
WASHINGTON - Senators on Tuesday illustrated their paralysis over what to do with the Guantanamo Bay prison, voting down dueling bills to loosen and tighten restrictions on transferring detainees.
MIAMI - Stung by conservative backlash earlier this year, Marco Rubio has spent months seemingly trying to convince skeptical fellow Republicans that he's more than just the Florida senator who championed comprehensive immigration reform.
Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events.
ENID, Oklahoma - A new permanent wall that has become Oklahoma's official memorial dedicated to veterans of the Vietnam War will offer healing, love and unity to the men and women who served, a former prisoner of war said Monday.
HELENA, Montana - A western Montana man is proposing a constitutional amendment that would require the state Legislature to have an equal number of men and women.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Fighter pilot Jim Latham had just marked a target of abandoned supply trucks in a heavily populated area of North Vietnam when the right wing of his aircraft tore off.
PHOENIX - The day before her retirement ceremony at Luke Air Force Base, Dorothy Rowe was at her Glendale home deciding what to wear.
WASHINGTON - Reflecting Americans' increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
WASHINGTON - The country's top military officers warned Congress Thursday that continued automatic cuts in the armed services' budgets will force reductions in manpower, training and weapons purchases that reduce the nation's ability to defend itself and could cause higher U.S. casualties.