Rep. Anthony Weiner's efforts to hold onto his job hinge on what emerges in a continuing drip, drip of evidence from his online 'sexting' activities. Many of his constituents say he should resign.
How Congress has dealt with sex scandals has changed over time. The big issues for Rep. Weiner include whether there was an abuse of office or any use of official resources.
Congressman Weiner faces some steep political fallout – in addition to any personal consequences – after admitting to 'regrettable' interactions with several women other than his wife.
After a week of dodging questions, Rep. Weiner says he sent a lewd photo of himself and lied about it. Nancy Pelosi calls for a federal investigation. Will voters forgive him?
Congress had included sunset provisions in the USA Patriot Act to ensure that lawmakers revisited these measures. On Thursday, they extended three provisions for four years.
Medicare, Social Security, and other entitlements must be looked at for cuts, House minority leader says. But in addition to Medicare, Congress should cut subsidies to oil industry.
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich, who led the Republican Revolution of '94, has high negatives among general-election voters but knows how to talk and raise money. So who are his people?
US credit rating is still AAA, but Standard & Poor’s added a cautionary note because of the nation’s ‘rising government indebtedness.’ Here's a look at some of the budget plans in Congress.
The House passed its federal budget bill Friday on a near party-line vote, but both the Senate and the president are working hard to forge a bipartisan alternative.