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Veteran senator John McCain has lost much of his support base in his home state of Arizona, where his job approval rating has dropped to 26 percent, its lowest level in 21 years, according to a new survey.
Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi may be the best known of all congressional leaders, but she is also the least liked, according to a new Gallup Poll released Wednesday.
While air traffic controllers and other federal employees are having to accept unpaid furloughs, the folks working for Vice President Joe Biden don't seem to be worried about having to endure any hardships brought on by sequester.
Hillary Clinton sets out on the next stage in her life on Wednesday as a highly paid speaker.
Democratic and Republican Senators criticized President Barack Obama on Tuesday for not providing an administration official to testify at a subcommittee hearing on the use of drones to kill terrorists.
House Republicans are beginning a push this week for the first tax code rewrite in more than quarter of a century, with Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp briefing small groups of lawmakers with discussion draft bills his staff has produced.
With Montana Sen. Max Baucus’ surprise announcement on Tuesday that he will not seek re-election, Democrats now have six open seats to defend in 2014, raising the chances for the GOP to pick up the half-dozen they need to gain a Senate majority.
Conservative columnist and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan tells Newsmax TV that President Obama blundered last week when he characterized the Boston Marathon bombing attack as a failure by the terrorists.
On Tuesday, Senate Republicans blocked a move by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to form a budget conference, the Hill reports.
Republicans say there is no basic framework for the talks that would help both parties reach agreement.
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.,...
Republicans fared poorly with women voters in the 2012 presidential election, and a member of the conservative Republican Study Committee and Maggie's List, a political action committee aiming to help elect conservative women to Congress, said it is vital to turn that...
Christopher Ruddy’s Perspective: The late Margaret Thatcher was known to inquire of her colleagues about a person she didn’t know, asking, “Is he one of us?”
Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is clearly the leading Democrat in the state for a possible Senate bid following the sudden announcement by Sen. Max Baucus on Tuesday that he would not seek another term.
Beleaguered congressional candidate Mark Sanford is hitting back with a new ad painting his Democratic rival as tied to big labor.
Former Sen. Bob Dole says the Republican Party is losing ground and needs to learn that "compromise" is not a bad word.
Rep. Michele Bachmann knew about payments made to an Iowa state senator in exchange for his support during her presidential campaign last year, a former aide said in an affidavit released Monday.
Texas GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has banned Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray from his committee, saying he is not the agency's "legitimate" head.
Sharron Angle, the Nevada Republican who challenged Harry Reid for Senate in 2010, said it's a possibility she would consider a future rematch against the Senate Majority Leader.
Lawmakers are being courted by companies, agencies, and other special interest groups seeking protective earmarks to avoid being affected by sequestration cuts ordered in March.
The five Republicans in the Rhode Island Senate are backing gay marriage as a legislative committee prepares for a pivotal vote on the issue.The Senate Republican Caucus announced Tuesday that its members will support legislation allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry....
The Democratic National Committee is using the Boston Marathon tragedy to capture email addresses that can be used for political purposes, sparking cries that the move was in bad taste.