President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a U.S. military base on Monday to issue a tough warning to Islamic State militants, saying a U.S.-led coalition will permit no safe haven to the group and will destroy it eventually.
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Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP’s domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s tenure.
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama’s daughters touched off a backlash.
A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party’s most fractured field in decades.
Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday.
Senators last week shelved a bill that would have given a go-ahead to the Keystone XL pipeline following a long and contentious debate pitting environmentalists against the oil industry, and that carried implications for a U.S. Senate race in Louisiana.
Shoring up U.S. Sen. Reid’s support among Latino voters, who helped him win a tough re-election to a fourth Senate term in 2010, is one benefit of President Barack Obama traveling to Nevada to make his case for why he took executive action on immigration despite Republican protests that he was overreaching his legal authority.
Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said on Wednesday that he will pardon his son for a felony drug conviction, local media reported.
One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well.
Republicans claimed a commanding majority in the House on Tuesday, pushing their dominance to near-historic levels as they dispatched the last white Democrats in the South and made inroads in Democratic strongholds nationwide.
Nevada voters will go to the polls Tuesday to pick the state’s top constitutional officers, its four members of Congress, legislators, judges, county commissioners, clerks, sheriffs and more in the midterm election.
Mitt Romney hears it wherever he goes, whether at campaign events for Republican congressional candidates, restaurants, or private dinners, the message is the same — run for president in 2016.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., apologized Friday for making two Asian jokes while speaking before the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, saying his remarks were “in extremely poor taste.”
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, saying he would “fight this injustice with every fiber of my being.” The Republican, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, was indicted after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
The Department of Justice under U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has become beholden to politics, not federal law, under the Obama administration, the authors of a new book said Monday in Las Vegas.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is lagging when it comes to providing health care to women veterans, the agency’s director acknowledged Thursday under questioning at a House hearing.
A hazardous material response team was on site at the U.S. Capitol following an industrial spill incident that began sometime around 2:30 a.m. to 3 a.m., closing the House side of the building.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie showed off his skills with Jimm Fallon on “The Tonight Show” with dance moves ranging from “The ‘Belt Grabber’” to the “The ‘Lawn Mower’.”
Sen. Dean Heller last year added 147 acres to his Smith Valley ranch, expanding the family homestead on which he also grows alfalfa for harvest, according to newly filed Senate documents.
Pres. Obama’s senior adviser told investors and elite political donors in Las Vegas that the White House believes it can get Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform this summer.
Lawmakers holding out thin hope that Congress will resurrect benefits that expired five months ago for long-term jobless workers are heading back to the drawing board. An unemployment bill the Senate passed last month is set to expire on June 1.
Monica Lewinsky has written an article for Vanity Fair in which she states her affair with President Bill Clinton was consensual and that she deeply regrets becoming involved with him.
A state official says the death toll from a tornado that tore through central Arkansas has grown to four people.
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