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President Barack Obama will not visit China on his Asia tour next week, but its broadening shadow will be cast everywhere he goes at a time of complex regional disputes and questions about US strategy.
The District's transportation planners envision sets of high-occupancy toll lanes stretching from Interstate 295 by the Maryland border to the 14th Street Bridge and the Virginia side of the Potomac River.
In her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families.
To self-described militia members sleeping in wind-whipped tents, drinking camp coffee and patrolling rocky hillsides with military-style weapons, protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family from an overreaching federal government is a patriotic duty.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says Holy Week and Easter are times for reflection and renewal.
For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Coming a half year after Republicans had won control of Congress in the 1994 GOP landslide, Mr. Clinton's speech set was to unveil his own balanced budget plan.
The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense situation between Russia and Ukraine.
Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego.
Speaker John Boehner's office on Friday moved to tamp down speculation that GOP leaders are preparing to act on immigration reform.
Hawaii legislators in both the House and Senate agree that it's time to end an exemption that allows police officers to legally have sex with prostitutes.
In this image taken from video, Chelsea Clinton, left, speaks to the audience as she co-hosts "Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation," with her mother, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in New York, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
There's a red fox living on the grounds of the White House. The elusive critter has called the presidential residence home since last fall, and no one's been able to catch him.
Hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal in a file photo. He said in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday that he used straw donors to give to candidates.
President Obama openly rebuked Republicans for their continued assault on his health care law in a televised victory lap Thursday, pointing to new data that show 8 million Americans have selected a private health plan through online exchanges and that millions more will be covered by Medicaid or their parents' insurance because of his overhaul.