By Sean Lengell | 08/18/14 12:53 PM
The longest-serving Republican in the House introduced Anne Garland Walton, a flight nurse from Fairbanks, as his fiancee during a "Candidate Sunday" event at an Anchorage mega-church Sunday, the Associated Press reported.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 12:43 PM
The federal government's energy numbers crunchers are close to finishing a study that would provide some clarity on whether ending a 39-year-old ban on exporting crude oil would affect gasoline prices.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 12:42 PM
Republican Joni Ernst has highlighted the fact that she served in a combat role in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Guard in her campaign ads. Democrat Bruce Braley is trying to even the playing field by noting his past legislative support for the Guard.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/18/14 11:59 AM
The move comes after the U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday aimed at preventing the financing of both the Islamic State and the al-Nusra Front.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/18/14 08:55 AM
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is deploying the state National Guard to Ferguson, Mo., to try to reestablish order in the streets as violent attacks intensified Sunday a week after the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 08:49 AM
The Interior Department sent draft regulations for drilling in the Arctic Ocean to the Office of Management and Budget, setting the stage for a future battle over the strength of the safeguards.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/18/14 08:47 AM
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is ready to commit to her belief that the central bank can keep money loose without stoking the kind of inflation that would raise the costs of everything for ordinary Americans.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/17/14 01:01 PM
A Democratic lawmaker from Hawaii and one of the first female combat veterans in Congress said the U.S. counterterrorism mission is adrift and needs to be refocused to target and dismantle the Islamic State.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/17/14 12:39 PM
Rep. John Lewis, a leader of the civil rights movement, said Sunday that the Ferguson police force's low single digit number of black officers is "shameful" and a "disgrace."
By Susan Crabtree | 08/17/14 10:09 AM
"This is not how we settle political differences in this country," he told "Fox News Sunday." "We settle political differences at the ballot box."
By Brian Hughes | 08/15/14 09:22 PM
Here's a look at how the two leaders have arrived at yet another point at which both U.S. and Israeli officials are questioning whether the Obama-Netanyahu connection is beyond repair.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/15/14 04:35 PM
As President Obama considers using his executive authority to address border security, his own party's Senate candidates worry about how it will affect the midterm elections.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 04:34 PM
Tattoo artists in Washington, D.C., worry the city's health department might soon put them out of business.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 03:42 PM
A Republican primary race for a U.S. House seat in Wisconsin looks like it's headed for a recount, with state Sen. Glenn Grothman slightly ahead. And that has some party insiders sweating.
By Zack Colman | 08/15/14 12:43 PM
A federal court on Friday upheld a key rule designed to spur investment in expensive electric grid infrastructure that could connect more people to renewable energy and other power sources.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14
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By Byron York | 08/18/14
By Ashe Schow | 08/19/14