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  • Addressing minority voters, Rand Paul blends privacy, civil rights

    25 July 2014, 9:27 pm

    Speaking to the National Urban League, the GOP senator said he'll introduce a bill ending federal sentencing disparities between crack and powder cocaine
  • Obama hopes for border bill before congressional recess

    25 July 2014, 9:01 pm

    President Obama urges lawmakers not to shirk their duty to address the flood of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border before they leave for their August recess.
  • Obama urges Congress to deal with border crisis before summer break

    25 July 2014, 8:46 pm

    After meeting with Central American presidents, Obama says, "We need action and less talk" from Congress
  • House to Obama: Don't send troops to Iraq without our approval

    25 July 2014, 6:50 pm

    On a broad bipartisan vote, House lawmakers vote to bar the president from sending combat troops to Iraq to fight insurgents without congressional approval
  • Nancy Pelosi: Border crisis shows we "must pass" immigration reform

    25 July 2014, 5:31 pm

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says the flood of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border should be cause for action -- not inaction -- on comprehensive immigration reform.
  • Republicans rebuke Obama aide for avoiding congressional inquiry

    25 July 2014, 4:34 pm

    House Oversight Committee votes along party lines to reject White House's claims that official can ignore subpoenas
  • White House: Don't discount GOP calls to impeach Obama

    25 July 2014, 3:51 pm

    Democrats have mostly greeted the impeachment talk with a "bring it on" attitude, but a top White House aide says the threat is very real
  • ‚ÄčAnalyzing the long march to equality

    25 July 2014, 3:33 pm

    "CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights" panelists discuss with moderator Bob Schieffer the struggle for equal rights, the state of race in America, and the future of equality
  • War College to investigate Sen. John Walsh plagiarism allegations

    25 July 2014, 2:44 pm

    Walsh, a Montana Democrat, is accused of borrowing large passages of a grad school paper for the U.S. Army War College without citing his sources
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo under fire for meddling in corruption investigation

    25 July 2014, 2:17 pm

    Federal investigators and Cuomo's political opponents reportedly want to get to the bottom of why the governor's office interfered with corruption investigations
  • Central American presidents meeting with Obama, Biden on border crisis

    25 July 2014, 1:53 pm

    The meeting comes as Congress struggles to resolve differences over the cost and scope of a bill to stem the tide of undocumented kids at the border
  • Obama lawsuit clears committee, full House to vote soon

    25 July 2014, 1:31 pm

    Despite Democratic objections, House Republicans cleared the way for a vote on a bill authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue the president
  • Giving them the business

    25 July 2014, 12:41 pm

    John Dickerson: Is it wise for Republicans to attack Democrats for their wealth and business experience?
  • As Washington bickers, states deal with border crisis fallout

    24 July 2014, 10:49 pm

    With D.C. lawmakers still figuring out how to respond to the influx of unaccompanied children, governors wonder about the burden on their states
  • Obama administration weighs giving Honduran children refugee status

    24 July 2014, 9:44 pm

    The tactic is viewed as one way to slow the flow of unaccompanied children crossing the southern border
  • Ted Cruz blocking diplomatic nominees over FAA's Israel flight ban

    24 July 2014, 9:25 pm

    Even though the ban has been lifted, the Texas Republican won't allow nominees to be confirmed until the administration answers questions about the FAA's decision
  • Obama to Congress: Close corporate tax loopholes

    24 July 2014, 9:13 pm

    President Obama says Republicans should work with Democrats to close corporate tax loopholes that allow huge corporations to avoid paying their fair share in taxes.
  • Paul Ryan rolls out his anti-poverty proposal

    24 July 2014, 9:03 pm

    The Wisconsin Republican's plan would streamline federal welfare programs into a direct cash flow to states to give them more flexibility
  • Bernie Sanders: GOP not dealing in "good faith" on VA reform

    24 July 2014, 7:37 pm

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., says Republicans are adopting a "take it or leave it" approach in their proposals to reform the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system.
  • VA reform negotiations hit a snag

    24 July 2014, 5:45 pm

    Democrats charged Republicans were engaging in a political stunt after congressional talks broke down

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