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  • Ukrainian president goes to Washington wanting more than moral support

    17 September 2014, 11:18 pm

    Obama and Congress are sending a message to Russia by hosting the Ukrainian leader, but it's unclear what commitments they'll make
  • Ex-VA doctor: Report on Phoenix facility tries to "minimize" scandal

    17 September 2014, 9:59 pm

    A doctor who first exposed problems at the VA facility in Phoenix says an internal investigation was a "whitewash"
  • Joe Biden recalls meeting "the wisest man in the Orient"

    17 September 2014, 9:52 pm

    Vice President Joe Biden used a politically incorrect term to refer to Asia during a speech on Wednesday.
  • House OKs arms for Syrian rebels to combat ISIS

    17 September 2014, 9:28 pm

    More Democrats voted against the proposal, which was put together at the request of President Obama
  • Rand Paul repeats debunked report about John McCain meeting ISIS

    17 September 2014, 9:23 pm

    Paul cited the report to explain his opposition to arming Syrian rebels, and McCain fired back
  • John Kerry, Bob Corker split on whether Obama's ISIS plan is "serious"

    17 September 2014, 9:06 pm

    Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, spar over the administration's plan to combat extremists in Iraq and Syria.
  • Joe Biden apologizes for using anti-Semitic term

    17 September 2014, 8:25 pm

    The vice president admitted to using a "poor choice of words"
  • Georgia Senate race reveals split within Bush family

    17 September 2014, 7:38 pm

    George H.W. Bush has endorsed GOP nominee David Perdue, but one of his sons is criticizing Perdue
  • FBI director: ISIS may try to take more American hostages

    17 September 2014, 6:51 pm

    FBI director James Comey also defended the U.S. policy of not paying ransom to kidnappers
  • Joe Biden in Iowa: U.S. must "restore" middle class economic security

    17 September 2014, 6:30 pm

    Vice President Joe Biden decries the gap between wage growth and corporate productivity growth, saying the U.S. must do more to restore fairness for middle class families.
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy: Benghazi committee must "rise above politics"

    17 September 2014, 6:08 pm

    Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-South Carolina, lays out his expectations for the investigation by the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which he chairs.
  • Nationals vs. Orioles? Harry Reid hoping for a Beltway battle World Series

    17 September 2014, 5:42 pm

    The Senate majority leader celebrated Nevada natives who helped the Washington Nationals clinch the MLB National League East title.
  • Obama: No "combat mission" for U.S. troops in Iraq

    17 September 2014, 5:14 pm

    President Obama reiterates his opposition to deploying U.S. troops in combat roles against ISIS in Iraq.
  • Obama says it again: No ground troops in Iraq

    17 September 2014, 5:13 pm

    The president repeated his opposition to U.S. boots on the ground in Iraq, a day after his top military adviser said he could recommend troops there
  • Embattled Rep. Michael Grimm hangs onto slim lead in poll

    17 September 2014, 4:34 pm

    New York City's lone Republican congressman was indicted on 20 criminal charges
  • Benghazi committee avoids partisan sniping in first hearing

    17 September 2014, 4:33 pm

    In its first public hearing, Benghazi committee avoids the blame game and focuses on reforms to improve diplomatic security
  • Nancy Pelosi: "I will not vote for combat troops" against ISIS

    17 September 2014, 4:12 pm

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, says she and most of her caucus oppose the use of U.S. ground troops against extremists in Iraq and Syria.
  • NRA deploys ad blitz supporting Republican Senate candidates

    17 September 2014, 3:11 pm

    The powerful pro-gun group is targeting key races that could determine which party controls the Senate
  • "No welfare for weed" bill passes in the House

    17 September 2014, 2:56 pm

    Bill would bar people from using welfare debit cards from at stores that sell marijuana or from withdrawing cash from ATMs at those stores
  • Chris Christie's dilemma: back Andrew Cuomo or his GOP challenger?

    17 September 2014, 2:49 pm

    The New Jersey Republican governor works closely with New York's Cuomo but also runs the group charged with electing Republican governors

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