The Republican National Committee votes Friday on the chairmanship. As this term of Michael Steele draws to a close, the Republican Party is $20 million in debt.
Obama has faced little congressional oversight so far, but with House GOP probing into policies ranging from illegal immigration to health care, the president's oversight holiday may be over.
Authorities say they believe Jared Lee Loughner, the primary suspect in Saturday's shooting in Tucson, Ariz., targeted Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona but have not identified a motive, characterizing him as mentally unstable. The shooting followed a year in which several members of Congress have been threatened.
Members of Congress called for more civil discourse and suspended some legislative business after the deadly Arizona shooting, a tragic reminder of the risks of public life.
Janet Napolitano, the Homeland Security secretary, was reportedly the intended recipient of an incendiary package, which followed two such parcels in Maryland. Here’s a look at how the investigation into all three packages is developing.
Health care reform law is top target of the new GOP House majority. But critics say GOP leaders set aside their pledges of fiscal restraint and openness in pushing forward on vote to repeal it.
Blaine Gabbert: Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert (11) prepares to throw as Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) pursues during the third quarter of the Insight Bowl NCAA college football game on Dec. 28, 2010, in Tempe, Ariz.
Two packages mailed to Maryland government buildings ignited Thursday, producing smoke and odor and singing the fingers of two workers. Police suspect the two events, coming 15 minutes apart, are connected.
Maryland explosions: Two Maryland state government employees at separate office buildings were hurt by packages that emitted smoke and fire, but did not actually explode.
It's not unheard of that birds fall from the sky or fish die off en masse – but all at once around the world? Hard cold snaps are emerging as a likely cause of some of the bird deaths and fish die-offs.