Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's promised push for stricter gun control laws ended abruptly Monday, when Republican legislators killed his gun control bills in a state Senate committee.
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The federal budget deficit will fall to a six-year "low" of $468 billion in 2015, before resuming an upward climb that will take the federal debt to record heights.
More than 60 percent of all new jobs in 2014 were created because Congress ended a federal unemployment benefits program, a new report finds.
The Secret Service removed what is apparently a small unmanned drone from the White House lawn Sunday night, but White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday it does not pose an ongoing threat.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already allowed more votes on amendments to the Keystone XL pipeline bill than former leader Harry Reid allowed in all of 2014 -- but Democrats complained when McConnell tried to wrap up the process late Thursday.
Asked whether she believes an unborn child is human at 20 weeks, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said it's not up to politicians to decide how a woman handles her health.
The House version of a border security bill cleared committee Wednesday night, after frustrated Democratic committee members ran out of ways to effectively stomp their feet.
Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said President Obama has already successfully secured the U.S. border, and objected to the tone of a House border security bill she said militarizes the country.
As part of a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has ordered all city employees not to criticize the Olympics or the process of hosting the Olympics.
Women are not a class of victims that need extra help from the government, conservative leader Sabrina Schaeffer said in response to President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday, which was lauded by some liberals as the first "feminist" address.
Singer James Blunt ranted against classist and divisive politics in a colorful open letter Monday, after a British politician implied Blunt's only successful because he's from an upper class family.
President Obama will offer middle class workers a bunch of tax goodies -- paid for by the rich -- in his State of the Union address Tuesday, signaling he will not work with Congress on tax reform.
Alberto Nisman was found dead in his home hours before he was due in court to substantiate an accusation that Argentina's president is working to let Iran off the hook for a 1994 terror attack in exchange for Iranian oil.
MSNBC did not make the Republican National Committee's list of outlets sponsoring a noticeably smaller number of presidential primary debates this cycle.
A top federal administrator central to the rollout of Obamacare announced Friday she is stepping down.
Maryland county officials confirmed Wednesday they worked with a national pro-choice organization to shut down law-abiding pro-life pregnancy centers in the state, after an email exchange was published.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is coming in hard, ordering a hiring freeze his second day in office and telling state agencies he must approve any new rule or regulation based on its potential impact on businesses.
Venezuelan bishops blamed their totalitarian government for the country's economic and political woes Monday, and called for a new spirit of entrepreneurship.
Budget cuts at the IRS could force the agency to shut down for two days, IRS chief John Koskinen reiterated Tuesday.