|Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.
|Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
|Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue
A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats.
|Congress passes 2-month highway, transit aid extension
Congress has cleared a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects under a bill.
|Obama includes Vice President Biden in regular golf game
A surprise player has joined President Barack Obama's regular weekend golf game: Vice President Joe Biden.
|US envoy on NKorea heads for talks in Seoul, Beijing
A senior U.S. envoy will hold joint talks about North Korea next week with Japan and South Korea, and then with China.
|Obama to address anti-Semitism at Jewish congregation
President Barack Obama is addressing one of the largest Jewish congregations in Washington to highlight efforts to combat anti-Semitism, a problem he says has created an intimidating environment worldwide for Jewish families.
|Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol
Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats.
|Sen. Cantwell turns Senate divisions on trade to advantage
President Barack Obama's trade bill faced a crucial test vote in the Senate, and Washington state Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell saw an opportunity.
|Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits
As first lady, Hillary Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, released documents show.