Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who has often confounded the political establishment, said Thursday he had formed an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign, saying in a video that voters want to "assess the character and experience…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Democrats are turning to some proven election losers as they aim to retake control of the Senate in 2016.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press and David Espo, Associated Press
Senate Democrats have agreed to a Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without the immigration provisions opposed by President Barack Obama.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Almost two dozen liberal Democrats on Thursday asked House Speaker John Boehner to postpone Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint meeting of Congress next month.
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — House Democratic lawmakers are clawing to get their views heard as Congress moves ahead on revising the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law and its annual school testing requirements. They crowded into a small Capitol Hill hearing…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Reps. John Lewis of Georgia, G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon said they won't attend Netanyahu's March 3 speech.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press and Charles Babington, Associated Press
Israel's ambassador to the United States got an earful from seven House Democrats on Wednesday.
By Ruth Tam
The White House bent over backwards to make this the most approachable and shareable address yet. Here are some notable moments.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press and Nancy Benac, Associated Press
The Yes-We-Can man is entering a twilight of maybes, his presidency still driven by high ambitions but his power to achieve them running out.
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