Now that he's got the power role he's always wanted, the Senate dealmaker must navigate between a rebellious G.O.P. and a legacy-minded president.
The US Postal Service, facing billions in losses, proposes cuts to its processing facilities that will delay the delivery of stamped mail by one day. But the changes won't affect the busy holiday period.
Seven lessons from the deep South on racism, racial discrimination, and prejudice.
With the federal deficit at $1.5 trillion, some voters are balking at politicians who tout a record of securing ‘pork barrel’ projects.
The jury-selection process began Tuesday for four men accused of plotting to plant bombs outside a Bronx synagogue. The defense is likely to focus on the confidential informant in the case.
Healthcare reform legislation often means cutting 'deals,' but public anger over earmarks may further gridlock healthcare reform.
New York's federal courts have seen many major terrorist trials since the early 1990s, several involving Al Qaeda-linked operatives.
First elected to Congress in 1952, Sen. Robert Byrd has an encyclopedic knowledge of Senate rules and legislative history dating back to Roman times. On Wednesday, he became the longest-serving member of Congress.
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.