By Paul Bedard | 10/02/14 10:20 AM
Senate Democrats are on the verge of losing control of the chamber, with the best scenario being a 50-50 split with Vice President Joe Biden on call to break tie votes, according to election analyst Larry Sabato.
By Kelly Cohen | 10/02/14 10:19 AM
The Supreme Court has pushed off making any decisions on hearing same-sex marriage cases this term until Oct. 10.
10/02/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US factory orders fall record 10.1 percent in August, as demand for aircraft plunges.
By Paul Bedard | 10/02/14 09:47 AM
With a growing Ebola death rate causing chaos in some countries devastated by the virus, there are rising concerns in Washington that terrorists and terror groups will take advantage and move in to establish new beachheads plot attacks on the United States.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/02/14 09:46 AM
The libertarian think tank ranked the Republican Brownback first among governors for his management of taxes and spending, tied with North Carolina's Pat McCrory, also a Republican.
By Paul Bedard | 10/02/14 09:36 AM
With just a month until Election Day, progressives and Democrats are stepping up an effort to warn seniors, women and middle class workers that electing more Republicans, especially those tied to the Tea Party, would be devastating to their interests.
By Byron York | 10/02/14 09:33 AM
On Sept. 16, President Obama visited the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
10/02/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of beneficiaries dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years. The four-week average of applications, a less volatile measure, fell...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/02/14 09:23 AM
The Secret Service regularly overlooked examples of agents lying in order to avoid undermining their credibility in court, sources say.
By Charles Hoskinson | 10/02/14 09:22 AM
Pro-Russian rebels launched a fresh assault on the airport in Donetsk, and Russian prosecutors said they were preparing war crimes charges against Ukraine's defense minister and other officials.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/02/14 09:21 AM
The European Central Bank announced its latest effort to stave off a recession in Europe on Thursday, unveiling a new program of large-scale bond purchases and promising to keep interest rates low.
By Zack Colman | 10/02/14 09:21 AM
SaskPower's Boundary Dam facility is using $1.4 billion of "carbon capture and storage" technology, which climate scientists say must become more widely adopted to keep greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change in check.
By Kelly Cohen | 10/02/14 09:07 AM
But rather than try to defuse the topic, as some Republicans have, Brown changed the subject.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/02/14 08:46 AM
Obama faces a major challenge in communicating that the economy is on an upward trajectory: Most families' incomes are barely growing, if they're growing at all.
10/02/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless aid fall to 287k; fewest people receiving benefits in 8-plus years.
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