Political

(Washington, DC) -- After more than a week of debate, the Keystone XL Pipeline bill remains bogged down in the Senate. Cindy Shild with the American Petroleum Institute says the measure failed to make it to the floor for a final vote because of "a boat load" of amendments. Shild...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Eric Schultz is pushing Congress for a "clean" bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for another year. DHS money runs out next month. Congressional Republicans held DHS back from a full government budget bill in the ongoing...
(Washington, DC) -- Attorney General-nominee Loretta Lynch is promising to keep counterterrorism as the top priority of the Department of Justice. In her Senate confirmation hearing, Lynch argued that the struggle against radical extremism must be fought while adhering to the...
(Washington, DC) -- Senators are mulling over President Obama's suggested Attorney General candidate Loretta Lynch. Lynch is a veteran federal prosecutor from New York. She is facing questions in a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley said...
(Riyadh) -- It's unclear if Michelle Obama's face was blurred by Saudi state television during a meet with the country's new leader. When President Obama and the First Lady met with King Salman yesterday, Michelle Obama did not wear a head scarf, as is custom in Saudi Arabia...
(Washington, DC) -- Senators take up President Obama's nomination of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General today. Lynch faces the first of two days of confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Lynch is a veteran federal prosecutor from New York and will face tough...
(Undated) -- Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby continues to deny that charges have been or will be brought to Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Kirby tells Fox News' "Fox and Friends" no decision has been made in the matter. Fox News and NBC News have both reported that Bergdahl...
(New York, NY) -- Jimmy McMillan, the rent is "too damn high" politician, is about to get evicted from his New York City apartment. He made a name for himself by complaining about the rent while running for governor and mayor and being spoofed on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" by...
(New York, NY) -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is continuing his five-day trip to New York City. He'll meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio later today before sitting down with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Rivlin addressed a United Nations special assembly yesterday marking...