Obama’s latest gun control proposal hit a snag when an official at the Department of Homeland Security objected to banning people on the no-fly list from purchasing guns.
Sessions has a populist critique of the immigration provisions in the new budget bill.
Mitch McConnell rebuffed any speculation that he hopes to influence a prospective fight to pick a nominee at the Republican National Convention.
Grassroots activists are not happy about the prospect of a brokered convention blocking the nomination of Donald Trump or another insurgent as the GOP's 2016 standard-bearer.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi argued on Friday that the San Bernardino terrorist attack demonstrates the need for increased gun control.
Counterterrorism officials are tracking dozens of plots brewing Kansas, of all places, according to a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
One of the San Bernardino shooters came to the United States with the intention of carrying out a terrorist attack, FBI director James Comey told Congress on Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta offered to send a military team to the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya as it was being attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2012.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum faults Bill Clinton for apparently spreading a rumor that his wife had a late-term abortion in the late 90s and covered it up.