Hillary Clinton said on Monday that if elected, she would use executive action to expand background checks for gun purchases. It could be a demonstration of how to circumvent Congress by using assertive presidential power.
This is not the first time that Bill Clinton's effort to protect his wife may have backfired.
The US and 11 nations have agreed to the largest regional trade accord in a generation, which could reshape industries and set standards for two-fifths of the world’s economy.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will go head to head on the national stage for the first time during the Oct. 13 Democratic presidential debate.
Both the Democratic front-runner and the Republican rising star think the US should declare and enforce a no-fly zone in Syria. Military experts say it could set up a showdown with Russia that would be best to avoid.
When the usual adjectives won't do, a bomb-riding war monger is becoming a go-to image for what pundits see as absurd moments in politics.
Rowan County clerk Kim Davis has sued Gov. Steve Beshear for instructing county clerks to comply with US Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. The governor is firing back.
An inspector general report from the Department of Homeland Security found that the Secret Service violated privacy law in order to embarrass Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R), who led an investigation into an agency scandal last March.
The stopgap spending bill passed Wednesday buys Congress and President Obama nearly two months to hash out a longer term budget deal.
Hardline GOP lawmakers have threatened government shutdown over Planned Parenthood funding. But are Americans on board?