The Obama administration has sent to Congress a four-year $302 billion infrastructure bill. It proposes closing corporate loopholes to make up for lost revenues from the gas tax.
A new survey reports voting interest among 18-to-29-year-olds has declined in recent months. Only a quarter say they'll definitely vote in the mid-term elections.
The European Union issued a list of individuals and entities it was targeting after President Obama announced similar sanctions on Monday.
New York City Congressman Michael Grimm has been indicted on tax, perjury, fraud and other charges. He announced on Monday that he would step down from the powerful House Financial Services Committee.
Monday was a rough day for House Speaker John Boehner: One of his members was indicted on federal charges, and another announced he wouldn't seek re-election after an alleged affair.
Rep. Michael Grimm of New York turned himself in to face federal charges related to a health food restaurant he ran before he was elected to Congress. The Republican congressman says he's innocent and plans to run for re-election this fall, but Democrats have have high hopes of flipping the last GOP-held seat in New York City.
A new HBO film, All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State looks at one of the most formidable political figures of her time, and the last Democrat ever to serve as governor of Texas.
South Sudan is reeling after rebels reportedly massacred hundreds of civilians last week. Host Michel Martin learns what this means for the future of the young country.
Rep. Michael Grimm, R-NY, has turned himself in to authorities who are expected to indict him on federal charges. Grimm has been under investigation for fraud and campaign finance irregularities.
Congressional Republicans say they want to repeal and replace Obamacare, but they've been light on details of what the alternative might look like.
The National Rifle Association's convention drew a counter-demonstration in Indianapolis this weekend, as advocates for gun control pressed their own agenda.
Former Sen. Bob Dole has returned home to Kansas for a thank-you tour. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the 90-year-old senator about his career.
The exact charges haven't been announced; the Staten Island lawmaker and former FBI agent, who was first elected to Congress in 2010, has been under investigation for campaign finance and fraud.
The latest Supreme Court ruling easing campaign finance laws could trigger a challenge to pay-to-play laws. That would affect two governors with national ambitions: Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie.
In the beginning stages of the 2014 midterm election cycle, some memorable campaign ads are starting to appear. Some early trends are emerging, as well.
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss turmoil in Ukraine and the suspension of Middle East peace talks.
Back home in his Ohio district, Speaker John Boehner had fun at the expense of fellow House Republicans who are reluctant — or afraid — to tackle an immigration overhaul.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown might as well be wearing teflon. Despite overseeing the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange, he's still the Democratic front-runner.
Both rancher Cliven Bundy and the New York Police Department had a rough week in the spotlight. The Barbershop guys weigh in on the risks of talking or tweeting too much.
The Havasupai Native American tribe celebrated Blood Victory Day this week. That's the anniversary of their legal victory over researchers who misused members' blood samples without proper consent.