Political

(Washington, DC) -- One of the few Republicans to support the release of the Senate report on the CIA's enhanced interrogation program says there's no question what was done was torture. On CBS's "Face the Nation," Senator John McCain said the debate shouldn't be about who the...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Ted Cruz is not finding much support in his attempt to block President Obama's recent executive actions on immigration. In a rare Saturday session on the federal budget, the Texas Republican got a full Senate vote on a constitutional challenge to...
(Washington, DC) -- A massive spending bill is headed to President Obama's desk after final passage by the Senate. The bipartisan legislation funds most of the federal government through September of next year and averts a government shutdown. The House approved the more than...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Ted Cruz is not finding traction in his attempt to block President Obama's recent executive actions on immigration. In a rare Saturday session on the federal budget, the Texas Republican got a full Senate vote on a constitutional challenge to Obama's...
Undated) -- Senator Tim Scott says he believes the next Congress will do more to represent voters and return civility to Capitol Hill. The South Carolina Republican delivered the Weekly GOP address Saturday. Scott focused on the economy, calling for less regulation, revised tax...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is urging Americans to show their appreciation for our troops, especially those service members who can't be home with their families during the holiday season. During his weekly address, Obama reminded the country about the sacrifices...
(Washington, DC) -- A comprehensive defense bill is headed to President Obama's desk after easy passage by the Senate. The roughly 585-billion dollar bill authorizes Pentagon spending for 2015. The measure supports the President's request to boost the military campaign against...
(Washington, DC) -- Michigan Representative John Dingell was hospitalized a day after casting the final vote in his record-setting career. The 88-year-old Democrat's office said he was admitted to George Washington University Hospital as a precaution. He's said to be resting...
(Richmond, VA) -- The U.S. Probation and Parole Office is recommending that former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell spend more than ten years in prison. The federal agency says the penalty should range between ten years and one month and 12 years and seven months. The judge who...