Posted: 11/22/2013 - Three days after he was stabbed and his son died in what police have described as an attempted murder-suicide, Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds made his first public statement on Twitter.
Updated: 11/22/2013 - A top senator says he supports special tax incentives to entice the Boeing Co. to build a new airplane in Missouri.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - In a presidential proclamation released Thursday, Pres. Obama says Friday is a day to honor Pres. John F. Kennedy's memory and "celebrate his enduring imprint on American history."
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he's not trying to impose a dual voter registration system in Kansas, as a new lawsuit alleges.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama's current and future nominees on Thursday, voting unilaterally to overturn decades of Senate precedent and undermine Republicans' ability to block final votes.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is poised to put to a vote a proposal that would prevent Republicans from using a filibuster to block judicial and executive branch nominees.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - A Kansas congressman is pushing for an end to a federal tax credit that has helped make the state a leader in the wind energy development industry.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Texas Republican Congressman Roger Williams was especially stunned as he sat in school on November 22, 1963, and heard President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Earlier that morning, he stood outside the Fort Worth Hotel with his mother and shook the President's hand right before he got on a plane and flew to Dallas.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Republican governors facing re-election next year are emphasizing their work to steer their states through tough economic times and trying to avoid the stigma of Washington gridlock.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Hawaii Lawmaker Tom Brower took a sledgehammer to abandoned shopping carts. He compared it to "community cleanup".. Hawaii's homeless coordinator called it "vigilante justice" in the island state.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Seven weeks to the day since the troubled healthcare.gov website was launched, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Miami, meeting with so-called “navigators” helping the public get signed up for coverage.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - The Rev. Billy Graham has been hospitalized with "a respiratory congestion issue," a spokesman said Wednesday.