By Becket Adams | 10/02/14 11:17 AM
Hillary Clinton offered up a minor gaffe Wednesday, incorrectly claiming French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville first visited the U.S. in the 1930s.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/02/14 11:12 AM
Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole has been a fixture on the campaign trail supporting Sen. Pat Roberts, who faces upside-down odds of winning re-election against Independent Greg Orman.
By Steve Doty | 10/02/14 11:01 AM
Bob Dole is well-liked in Kansas, and incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts is calling on the former senator in a new ad.
By Paul Bedard | 10/02/14 11:01 AM
First lady Michelle Obama, going to bat for Senate Democrats amid reports she is abandoning them on the campaign trail, is warning that control of the chamber and the potential Republican impeachment of her husband rests on just a few votes.
By Becket Adams | 10/02/14 10:56 AM
Ebola is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids, which raises questions about who, exactly, cleaned up Duncan's vomit and whether proper procedures for dealing with fluids infected with Ebola were followed.
10/02/14 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount on record, but the drop was heavily weighed by an expected plunge in volatile aircraft orders. A key category that tracks business investment plans posted a small increase, offering an encouraging sign that factory...
By Kelly Cohen | 10/02/14 10:39 AM
A federal judge ruled the law unconstitutional in April, but the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the law last month after Wisconsin appealed, so the ACLU filed a motion to the highest court.
By Sarah Westwood | 10/02/14 10:22 AM
A review of IRS compliance with the Freedom of Information Act found the agency intentionally withheld or failed to adequately search for requested information in hundreds of cases.
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.
10/02/14 10:00 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett is getting into the automobile sales business. The billionaire's Berkshire Hathaway, owner of businesses ranging from the BNSF railroad to Dairy Queen, Geico insurance and power providers, is buying the privately-owned auto dealership company Van Tuyl Group....
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.
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