• Republican senators slam Obama for ordering review of deportation program
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing disregard for the Constitution, the rule of law and the rights of American citizens" by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.
  • Udall on the rocks in Colorado
    UDALL ON THE ROCKS IN COLORADO Why did incumbent Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., take the risky step this week of making his first television ad of the cycle a social issue attack? A new Quinnipiac University poll tells us why. The race, previously considered a safe Democratic retention, is now dead head.
  • Senate probe: Ex-DHS watchdog altered reports as favor to senior officials
    The official tasked with keeping watch over the Department of Homeland Security was instead watching out for senior officials he considered his "friends," according to a Senate probe.
  • FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
    The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech.
  • 2-week truce for hot sauce maker, California city
    A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of a wildly popular hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear. The Irwindale City Council delayed a decision for two weeks Wednesday night on declaring the Sriracha plant a public nuisance.
  • Is Boehner heading for the exits?
    Questions are rampant as to whether John Boehner could decide to leave on his own accord or be shoved out the door by a cabal of upstart conservatives intent to flip the House of Representatives on its ear.