A federal judge rules that the central element of Obama's health care law violates the Constitution. Republicans are touting the ruling as a victory, but it might not be long-term.
The aims of Julian Assange seem to shift with each WikiLeaks release. Is he anticorruption? Antiwar? The inconsistency suggests that anti-secrecy may be his only guiding principle.
Commission’s draft proposal on cuts and taxes to slash national debt has riled partisans on both sides. Next major move is President Obama’s.
GM stock is trading again, after automaker's emergence from bankruptcy and a partial government takeover. But the debate goes on over the wisdom of the US bailout.
As Obama presses for on a free-trade deal with Korea, where does the tea party stand? Polls say tea partyers do not favor trade pacts, but for many of their allies in Congress, it's a new issue.
Former President George W. Bush has returned to political life with today's release of his new memoir, 'Decision Points.' Controversial decisions during his tenure as commander-in-chief have also returned to public scrutiny, with the 43rd president talking openly in interviews this week about his choice to approve waterboarding and other questionable acts in the war on terror.
Will Rand Paul's promised tea party caucus in the Senate be able to stop government spending or be forced (gasp) to compromise on the shape of 'constitutional government'?
Privately, the US warned Pakistan that it risks losing this and other American aid if it does not adopt a more aggressive stance toward militants. The Pakistan aid package was announced Friday.
On Wednesday, 56 Democrats and one Republican said that any effort to reduce the federal debt needs to include defense cuts. They called for an independent commission to take up the issue.
The current campaign system puts the interests of the American people in the hands of wealthy special interests. Both parties should rally behind the Fair Elections Now Act, returning public elections to public ownership.