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With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition.
The death of a shooting instructor at an Arizona gun range when a 9-year-old girl lost control of a powerful automatic weapon has raised the issue of age limits at such operations.
Both political parties are in a state of high anxiety over the possibility that President Obama will allow millions of illegal immigrants to remain in the country, fearing that White House action on the issue could change the course of November's midterm elections.
A former Iowa state senator pleaded guilty to concealing payments he received from former Rep. Ron Paul's presidential campaign to switch his support from Rep. Michele Bachmann.
A USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll of 500 likely Iowa voters finds 201 supporting Democrat Bruce Braley and 200 supporting Republican Joni Ernst in a contest in which Democrats initially were favored.
As President Barack Obama moves closer to deciding the breadth and scope of any executive action he intends to take on immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio continued running away from his previous support of immigration reform as fast as he can.
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company.
Republicans have been accused of being extremists in the so-called "war on women," but critics say it's Democratic candidates who have the more extreme record on a key women's issue: abortion.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton's job approval rating has significantly declined since the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday found.
A probe into long waits for medical treatment at Veterans Affairs facilities in Phoenix found cover-ups of delays and a break-down in ethics but could not conclude that anyone died as a result of "unacceptable and troubling lapses" in care.
If Colorado death row inmate Nathan Dunlap's case becomes too political for Gov. John Hickenlooper's taste, the governor says he could decide to grant "full clemency" before he leaves office.
A special prosecutor will investigate the death of John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart earlier this month, authorities announced Tuesday.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus' biggest fan in Washington congratulated the actress on her third consecutive Emmy Award for Veep.
Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United States.
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.
Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 04:29 am
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