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.
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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.
The Republican National Committee will make a technical site visit to Las Vegas on Thursday to help determine whether the city will win the right to host the 2016 convention where the GOP will nominate its presidential candidate.
The half-dozen protesters are a part of a nationwide effort with women across the country putting pressure on the GOP to update the law so that the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States might be able to legally live here and perhaps become U.S. citizens.
Sue Lowden would beat Mark Hutchison 46 percent to 32 percent in the GOP primary race for lieutenant governor if the election were held now, according to a poll released Friday that shows both Republicans would defeat Democrat Lucy Flores in the Nov. 4 election.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has been grabbing headlines lately by going on the Senate floor to attack the billionaire Koch brothers, Charles and David, who are generous donors to Republican candidates and causes.
A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.
The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the “deporter in chief,” denouncing the administration’s deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid criticized a pair of billionaire brothers in unusually harsh terms Wednesday, accusing the conservative duo of being “un-American,” spreading lies about President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and lacking a conscience.
MSNBC’s president apologized for an offensive tweet and fired the person responsible Thursday after a top Republican suggested that GOP officials should boycott the news network.
President Barack Obama stood alongside Americans on the job Wednesday in a morning-after trip to promote his State of the Union proposals to boost personal finances of low-wage workers.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in his memoir being published next week, recalled that U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D.-Nev, in 2008 felt him out about possibly running for vice president alongside presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Western governors are paying a political price for trying to implement President Barack Obama’s health care insurance plan.
A proposal to name the peak of Frenchman Mountain after former President Ronald Reagan has been scuttled, and all it took was an act of Congress.
A decision by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada to exempt some of his top aides from having to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act has triggered another flurry over Obamacare.