- Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant Updated: Apr-23-14 8:59 am
- Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate Updated: Apr-23-14 3:11 am
- Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials Updated: Apr-23-14 3:09 am
- Nationals trail early, lose to Angels, Pujols 7-2 Updated: Apr-23-14 12:35 am
- Christie talks to NJ leaders on Washington trip Updated: Apr-22-14 9:37 pm
- At mudslide scene, Obama mourns with survivors Updated: Apr-22-14 8:04 pm
- Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel Updated: Apr-21-14 4:40 pm
- Obamas hosting annual Easter Egg Roll Updated: Apr-21-14 2:10 pm
- Span's sacrifice fly in 9th lifts Nats over Cards Updated: Apr-20-14 7:03 pm
- DC area sees record number of Catholic converts Updated: Apr-20-14 1:43 pm
- GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate Updated: Apr-19-14 3:19 pm
- Hagan contrasts persona, GOP in NC Senate campaign Updated: Apr-19-14 11:07 am
- Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop Updated: Apr-19-14 4:44 am
- Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout Updated: Apr-19-14 4:26 am
- Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy Updated: Apr-18-14 11:00 pm
- White House on deport Bieber petition: No comment Updated: Apr-18-14 7:13 pm
- Muddy wasteland awaits Obama's visit to mudslide Updated: Apr-18-14 4:43 pm
- DC Council sues mayor over budget autonomy law Updated: Apr-17-14 2:56 pm
- CBO on Obama budget: Higher deficits than claimed Updated: Apr-17-14 1:12 pm
- WWII veteran from Pa. recalls Honor Flight Updated: Apr-16-14 11:25 am
- A year after background check defeat, modest goals Updated: Apr-16-14 10:23 am
- Kreidler to meet with Obama on health care reform Updated: Apr-15-14 8:41 pm
- Wyoming governor touts wolf reintroduction success Updated: Apr-15-14 7:46 pm
- Cochran tops McDaniel in 2014 campaign fundraising Updated: Apr-15-14 7:35 pm
TOKYO - President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China's growing influence.
WASHINGTON - To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.
WASHINGTON - The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
WASHINGTON - The errors are mounting for the Washington Nationals, up to 24 through 21 games so far.
WASHINGTON - Republican Gov. Chris Christie gave New Jersey business leaders a pep talk - and issued a warning - from Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
OSO, Washington - Swooping over a landscape of unspeakable sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month. He pledged a nation's solidarity with those who are enduring "unimaginable pain and difficulty" in the aftermath of the destruction.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer. Neil Eggleston will replace Obama's long-time counsel Kathryn Ruemmler who is leaving after three years in the job.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama went 1-for-3 shooting basketballs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, an improvement over his 2013 performance, as he and first lady Michelle Obama applied a health and activity theme to the colorful annual springtime South Lawn ritual.
WASHINGTON - Denard Span's approach with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning proves math pays off.
WASHINGTON - The Washington area has a record number of Catholic converts joining the church this Easter.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric" as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Kay Hagan's self-identification as a middle-of-the-road U.S. senator who fights for the middle class, among other groups, and responds effectively to constituent requests may sound trite coming from any politician's mouth seeking re-election.
WASHINGTON - Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
WASHINGTON - Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.
WASHINGTON - The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.
OSO, Washington - The floodwaters that covered the dead have been drained. Whirring excavators scoop shattered timber and deep muck. Outside each cab, a sentry studies the overturned debris for any sign of the last missing victims.
WASHINGTON - One branch of District of Columbia government sued another Thursday over how best to achieve a goal that both sides agree on: the ability of the city to spend its local tax dollars without authorization by Congress.
WASHINGTON - A report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says President Barack Obama's budget request would mean significantly larger budget deficits than the White House claims.
TOWANDA, Pennsylvania - World War II veteran Lynn Maynard, 92, of Gillett, said the recent Twin Tiers Honor Flight trip "was the greatest thing that's happened in a long time to me."
WASHINGTON - Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers scuttled President Barack Obama's effort to pass new curbs on firearms.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is traveling to Washington, D.C. to discuss health care reform issues with President Barack Obama.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A recent survey showing Wyoming's wolf population is stable proves ending federal protections for the animals and placing them under state management was the right move, Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday.
JACKSON, Mississippi - U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has raised more than three times as much campaign cash this year as Chris McDaniel, his challenger in the June 3 Republican primary.