Aug 4, 2014 — Sometimes seemingly nonsensical moves — like most of what happens behind the scenes on Capitol Hill — are deftly calculated plays for political survival.
Jul 10, 2014 — The president wants the money to deal with the thousands of minors from Central America who have crossed into the U.S. Republicans said they want some policy changes; Democrats aren't opposed.
Jul 9, 2014 — His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.
Jul 8, 2014 — The money is almost twice the amount that officials had previously suggested would be requested from Congress. It comes amid a surge of children and teenagers who have crossed the border illegally.
Jun 10, 2014 — The products of science define modern life. But existential danger lurks in the chasm between the relentless advance of science and the values of politics, says commentator Adam Frank.
Apr 11, 2014 — With Kathleen Sebelius leaving as health secretary, the president is turning to budget chief Sylvia Mathews Burwell to run the agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act — better known as Obamacare.
Apr 11, 2014 — The flying footwear missed the former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential contender. She was giving a speech in Las Vegas. "Is that part of Cirque du Soleil?" Clinton joked.
Apr 4, 2014 — The 43rd president has taken up art since leaving the White House. The Bush center in Dallas is showing some of his portraits of world leaders. His favorite: that of his father, the 41st president.
Mar 28, 2014 — The Republican congressman from Michigan is going to launch a talk show on the Cumulus radio network. He's been one of the GOP's leading voices on issues related to national security.
Mar 27, 2014 — Beginning with Nixon, he served three presidents in Cabinet-level positions and was regarded as a "hawkish and erudite" thinker on economics and national security. Schlesinger was 85.