October 23, 2014 @ 1:42 pm
President Barack Obama is raising money for Democrats at the sprawling Washington home of West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller.
October 23, 2014 @ 1:29 pm
Mary J. Blige and Willie Nelson are joining President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for a salute to U.S. troops.
October 23, 2014 @ 1:28 pm
Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.
October 23, 2014 @ 12:25 pm
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tends to stick to the script when she's asked about a potential 2016 presidential campaign: "I am not running for president." So her latest response has touched off new speculation about her future.
October 23, 2014 @ 12:16 pm
The political parties' House campaign arms spent almost $51 million in the first two weeks of October -- or an average of almost $3.4 million every day -- according to campaign finance summaries released Thursday.
October 23, 2014 @ 12:16 pm
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge.
October 23, 2014 @ 11:56 am
Mary Landrieu is the last Democrat to hold statewide office in Louisiana, a state that Mitt Romney won easily in 2012 and where President Barack Obama remains highly unpopular.
October 23, 2014 @ 11:13 am
Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those states that concluded gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry.
October 23, 2014 @ 10:44 am
Islamic State militants are raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.
October 23, 2014 @ 10:24 am
The Obama administration is announcing an $840 million grant program to help doctors and hospitals improve the quality of care delivered to patients.
October 23, 2014 @ 9:16 am
Senate Republicans' campaign arm picked up $10.1 million during the first two weeks of October and has spent has spent roughly $35.5 million since Sept. 1, according to fundraising summaries released Thursday.
October 23, 2014 @ 8:32 am
Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President Barack Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have handled the crisis so far.
October 23, 2014 @ 6:08 am
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam.
October 23, 2014 @ 2:08 am
Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.
October 22, 2014 @ 11:12 pm
Eleven years after becoming a national TV sensation, Clay Aiken still attracts a crowd in central North Carolina. In an hour he could only get a block or so down the street during an old textile town's fall festival while fans stopped to talk and take pictures.