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The order is the president's latest use of executive authority to advance his policies in the face of a gridlocked Congress
Republicans, eager to show they tried to deal with the border crisis before their summer recess, scrapped the vote in the 11th hour
CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate leaders after determining that CIA employees acted improperly when they searched computers
The House speaker says some Democratic lawmakers are trying to “exploit” the surge of undocumented minors at the U.S. southern border by "talking up some nutso scheme to jam through the Senate immigration bill."
The Virginia Republican, ousted in a primary election upset last month, will serve the rest of his term as a rank-and-file member
The Virginia Republican, ousted in a primary election upset last month, will serve the rest of his term as a rank-and-file member.
The Texas senator irked some of his fellow Republicans by meddling in House business
Ruling is major victory for Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate
Even with a short-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund and a compromise bill on the Department of Veterans' Affairs, lawmakers are poised to leave town without addressing the immigration crisis
Relationship between the two presidents has long fascinated scholars, political insiders and the general public