Posted: 06/12/2013 - Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick has a new chief of staff after his top aide took a high-level job at the state Chamber of Commerce.
Posted: 06/11/2013 - The measure would create a 13-year path to citizenship; some conservatives call it amnesty. Senate Democrats, Republicans vote overwhelmingly to allow debate. President Obama urges Congress to pass the bipartisan Senate measure.
Posted: 06/10/2013 - The measure is a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that expands government subsidies for crop insurance, rice and peanuts while making small cuts to food stamps. What's in it for you?
Posted: 06/10/2013 - Kansas Senator Pat Roberts calls the measure "a return to the past." While his colleague praised the bill, Roberts says it will interfere in markets, and is "irresponsible to the taxpayer."
Posted: 06/10/2013 - The man who claims to be the whistleblower behind the revelation that the National Security Agency is gathering troves of data on individuals' telephone and internet use stepped forward on Sunday.
Updated: 06/09/2013 - Several Colorado counties that strongly oppose increased regulation of the oil and gas industry say they want to form their own state.
Posted: 06/06/2013 - Facebook, Apple say they don't allow direct access to their servers. The Washington Post and Britain's Guardian reported on the program, known as PRISM.
Posted: 06/06/2013 - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appointed his state's attorney general, Jeff Chiesa, to temporarily fill the U.S Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, being honored on Capitol Hill today.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - Republican opposition forced Susan Rice to withdraw from consideration to be Secretary of State, but she'll return as the President's top national security advisor. Obama nominates Samantha Power as U.N. ambassador to succeed Rice.
Updated: 06/05/2013 - The AP reports Wednesday morning that Tom Donilon will resign as President Obama's security adviser. Susan Rice is said to be set to take over for him.