National Election Wire HEADLINES
First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and work to overcome inevitable failures with determination and grit.
President Barack Obama has taken two Cabinet secretaries out for a round of golf - in the rain.
Virginia's activist conservative attorney general has won the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination by acclamation.
The night of smoke, chaos, gunfire and grenades that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, is well-documented. Eight months later, it is the decisions made back in Washington that remain murky and in perpetual dispute.
There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups.
President Barack Obama is calling attention to his economic proposals and efforts to expand the middle class.
Republicans aren't the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year's midterm elections.
Myanmar President Thein Sein's historic White House visit next week is the culmination of U.S. outreach to a former pariah regime. That's been based on a principle of taking "action for action" by deepening ties in response to democratic reforms.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
Colorado sheriffs upset with gun restrictions adopted in the aftermath of last year's mass shootings filed a federal lawsuit Friday, challenging the regulations as unconstitutional.
Any confrontation over the nations debt ceiling is now unlikely until after Labor Day.
An elite group of federal employees is set to receive cash bonuses despite this years automatic budget cuts, according to a report that a Senate subcommittee issued Friday.
The White House says President Barack Obama has met with Daniel Werfel, the new acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday ordered the military to recertify all 25,000 people involved in programs designed to prevent and respond to sexual assault, an acknowledgement that assaults have escalated beyond the Pentagon's control.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. wants to see Bangladesh move forward on improving labor standards after a building collapse that killed hundreds of garment workers.
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