Had it not been for Rosa Parks and others of her era, President Barack Obama said he wouldn’t be unveiling a bronze statue of the civil rights icon in the U.S. Capitol.
In a deeply worrisome move, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a new campaign finance lawsuit that challenges long-established federal caps on the total amount an individual can contribute to federal campaigns in a two-year cycle. In a ruling …
After a divisive confirmation battle in Congress, Chuck Hagel began his first day as President Barack Obama’s new defense secretary, addressing global problems as well as impending budget cuts at home.
The Senate voted 71-26 to confirm Jacob Lew, who will be one of President Barack Obama’s point men in continuing battles over taxes, spending and other economic-policy issues.
A group of younger, moderate Democrats in the Senate could be best suited to address the latest budget impasse.
The White House and congressional Republicans are set to let Friday’s spending-cut deadline pass, with each side maneuvering to ensure the other catches the blame.
If the Supreme Court strikes down or otherwise guts a centerpiece of the Voting Rights Act, there will be far less scrutiny of changes in voting law.