Republican Sen. John McCain says he's considering running for a sixth term in 2016, the year he turns 80.
Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida sent a fundraising pitch equating the Tea Party to the Ku Klux Klan, which includes an image of a burning cross for the letter "T."
The international telecommunications company Verizon has been tasked with helping the government fix the federal health exchange, USA TODAY has learned.
Thousands of disappointed Illinois residents are expected at the state Capitol to rally for same-sex marriage.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says America is working to find the right balance between protecting peoples' security and privacy rights.
The FBI and U.S. Capitol police are looking into a series of tweets directed at Texas Senator Ted Cruz.
A defiant President Obama said Monday he is mad about problems with a new health care website, but argued that the Affordable Care Act as a whole is working as planned.
Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for another push in the Illinois Legislature.
Couples exchange vows as New Jersey becomes 14th state to allow same-sex marriage.
More than six in 10 Americans say Speaker John Boehner should be replaced as the top leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, a new poll finds.
The head of Missouri's public defender system says furloughs may be necessary if Gov. Jay Nixon does not release additional money for the system by January.
President Obama, moving past the government shutdown and debt ceiling disputes, spends Monday on an issue now getting more attention: The problems with the rollout of his health care plan.
Dick Cheney tools around town these days in his brand new Ford pickup, equipped with an extended cab and a hitch on the back bumper to pull his granddaughter's horse trailer.
They were pronounced husband and husband, wife and wife.
McConnell, McCain, Jeb Bush say party needs to pick better battles, but Sen. Ted Cruz vows to fight on.