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Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet…

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned

After President Barack Obama said he didn't yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President's approach to fighting the extremist terror group.

There's…

Dianne Feinstein

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next…

Paul McCartney

Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

Closing arguments concluded Friday in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. The two are accused of conspiring to commit corruption after accepting money loans…

Bob McDonnell

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

The Kentucky Republican, rebutting claims that Benghazi…

Rand Paul

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

A little more than two months before Election Day, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, stepped down Friday, resigning amid a long-brewing controversy involving Benton's ties…

Mitch McConnell walking in Capitol

5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.

President Barack Obama…

Al Gore

Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping

The 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television biopic, and a series of national events. The "paramount leader" ruled for…

Xi Jinping China

Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strategy' comments

Two potential Republican presidential candidates didn't hold back Friday when railing against President Barack Obama for saying he and his advisers "don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with…

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against…

Obama

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker Jr., a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.

Walker, 77, died Thursday at a…

Cold War spy John Walker

Strong words, different stories during closing arguments in McDonnell trial

Closing arguments are scheduled in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Bob McDonnell

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results.

Chris McDaniel

Former Presidents Clinton, Bush to launch new initiative

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are going to join forces for a new initiative aimed at helping to give leaders better skills to solve problems.

George W Bush, Bill Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.

Chelsea Clinton

Report: ISIS waterboarded captives

At least four ISIS hostages in Syria were waterboarded during their captivity, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the treatment of the abducted…

James Foley with camera

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.

Mitch McConnell

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

Sen Mary Landrieu

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.

Mitt Romney

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

Defense lawyers have finished presenting their case to a jury in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell
Texas Governor Rick Perry

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Dianne Feinstein

Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned

Paul McCartney

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Bob McDonnell

Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

Rand Paul

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Mitch McConnell walking in Capitol

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

Al Gore

5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Xi Jinping China

Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over...

Obama

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

Cold War spy John Walker

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

Bob McDonnell

Strong words, different stories during closing...

Chris McDaniel

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

George W Bush, Bill Clinton

Former Presidents Clinton, Bush to launch new...

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

James Foley with camera

Report: ISIS waterboarded captives

Mitch McConnell

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

Sen Mary Landrieu

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

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