A Supreme Court financial disclosure report from Justice Clarence Thomas, who has been under scrutiny for his receipt of undisclosed gifts from a Republican donor, was not among Wednesday's filings.
Justices are expected to rule in the coming weeks in a case out of Alabama that could make it much more difficult for minority groups to sue over gerrymandered political maps that dilute their representation.
Former Vice President Mike Pence opened his bid for the Republican nomination for president Wednesday with a firm denunciation of former President Donald Trump.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum joins growing 2024 presidential field. See the full slate of candidates so far.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has announced his candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. See the full list of candidates.
As President Joe Biden seeks a second term, he's again trying to frame the race as a referendum on competence and governance.
Christie has cast himself as the only candidate willing to directly take on former President Donald Trump. He's set to hold a town hall in New Hampshire this evening kicking off his bid.
Former Vice President Mike Pence filed paperwork Monday declaring his campaign for president in 2024, setting up a challenge to his former boss, Donald Trump.
Republicans schedule 1st presidential debate for Aug. 23, but there's no guarantee Trump will attend
The first 2024 Republican presidential debate will be held Aug. 23, the Republican National Committee announced Friday, with a second debate the following night should it be needed.
Former Vice President Mike Pence is filing paperwork on Monday declaring his campaign for president in 2024, setting up a challenge to his former boss, Donald Trump.
Several dozen Democrats in the House and some in the Senate voted against the bill, saying it could open the door for future cuts to government aid programs.
Eight Republican presidential hopefuls descended on Iowa to pitch themselves to voters. Former President Donald Trump was notably absent.
Nikki Haley’s husband will soon begin a yearlong deployment with the South Carolina Army National Guard to Africa. The mission will encompass most of the remainder of his wife’s campaign for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
Whether they favor debt-limit brinkmanship or not, most Americans are alarmed by the level of U.S. government borrowing. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen isn’t one of them.
President Joe Biden celebrated a "crisis averted" in his inaugural speech to the nation from the Oval Office. He's ready to sign on Saturday a budget agreement that suspends the nation's debt ceiling.
The Senate approved the measure late Thursday night after the House passed it in yet another late session the night before.
President Joe Biden planned to discuss the contentious, just-passed budget deal in a speech to the nation Friday night.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is nothing if not a political survivor. Underestimated from the start, the Republican was never taken too seriously by the Washington establishment. But with House passage of the debt ceiling and the budget deal he negotiated with President Joe Biden, the emergent speaker proved naysayers otherwise.
It's a tale of an underestimated House speaker determined to defy expectations that he couldn't address a complex debt limit fight, and a president who tuned out the noise from his own party to ensure a default would not happen on his watch.
Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate gave final approval to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Thursday. It's now on its way to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law before a fast-approaching deadline.
Race has emerged as a central issue, and a delicate one, in the 2024 presidential contest as the Republican Party fields one of its most racially diverse group of primary candidates ever.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis kicked off his first visit to New Hampshire as a declared presidential candidate as former President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail in Iowa, marking the first time both were pitching themselves before voters.
Veering away from a default crisis, the House approved a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy assembled a bipartisan coalition of centrist Democrats and Republicans against fierce conservative blowback and progressive dissent.
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Former Vice President Mike Pence will officially launch his widely expected campaign for the Republican nomination for president in Iowa next week.
Lawmakers who want tougher standards for evacuating aircraft in an emergency have criticized the Federal Aviation Administration for what they consider unrealistic simulations, and now they are calling for a do-over of tests.
Utah Republican Chris Stewart is resigning from his seat in the narrowly divided U.S. House of Representatives, saying he is retiring due to his wife's health.
Ron DeSantis began his first full day of presidential campaigning on Wednesday with a four-stop Iowa blitz.
Minnesota Democratic Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana for people over the age of 21, making Minnesota the 23rd state to legalize the substance for adults.
When Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina launched his campaign for the White House last week, the notoriously prickly former President Donald Trump welcomed his new competitor with open arms.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy worked strenuously Tuesday to sell fellow Republicans on the debt ceiling and budget deal he negotiated with President Joe Biden and win approval in time to avert a potentially disastrous U.S. default.
One Supreme Court justice explained her absence from a case. One didn’t. The difference shows how difficult forging consensus over even small steps on ethics can be at the Supreme Court, which faces calls to adopt an ethics code.