WASHINGTON—Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
CHICAGO—As she considers another White House bid, Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to work in the nonprofit world on issues like improving early childhood education, promoting the rights of women and girls, and finding ways to improve the economy—a set of priorities that could inform a 2016 presidential campaign.
AUSTIN, Texas—Surrounded by sleigh bell-ringing Santa Claus impersonators, Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday signed a law protecting Christmas and other holiday celebrations in Texas public schools from legal challenges—but also stressed that freedom of religion is not the same thing as freedom from religion.
WASHINGTON—The director of the National Security Agency vigorously defended once-secret surveillance programs as an effective tool in keeping America safe, telling Congress on Wednesday that the information collected disrupted dozens of terrorist attacks without offering details.
Governor says such spending should have open competition
Across-the-board federal budget cuts are already unsettling the lives of Minnesotans, and more painful measures are coming this summer and fall.
Mark Andrew led the pack but failed to win the DFL endorsement.
President Obama said that two National Security Agency programs recently revealed through leaked secret documents were “transparent” and, in an interview with PBS’s Charlie Rose on Sunday, he dismissed concerns that the programs were vulnerable to abuse by government officials. “It is transparent,” Obama said in...
SLIGO, IRELAND — Emerging from a two hour meeting at the G8 summit, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed that the bloodshed in Syria must stop and that there should be a renewed push for negotiations. They also stated the obvious: their positions...
From Bunker Hill to the G.I. Bill, this week in history packs a punch of political proceedings. Check out some of the most important events that happened from years past this week in history.
Cliff Sloan, a top Washington lawyer, has been chosen as the State Department’s special envoy to close Guantanamo Bay, marking a step forward in what has been an arduous effort to fulfill President Obama’s campaign promise to close the prison. “This announcement reflects the administration’s commitment...