A group of former American Foreign Service Association presidents called on the Senate to reject the nominations of three diplomatic nominees who were high-dollar campaign fundraisers and donors for President Obama, The Washington Post reported Monday.
Negotiations with Russia hit a stumbling block on Monday, when Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov announced that Russia was not satisfied with the diplomatic proposals that Secretary of State John Kerry presented over the weekend.
Individuals in Mexican military uniforms drew their guns on a U.S. border agent earlier this year after having crossed the southwestern border into Arizona, a U.S. senator claimed, raising concerns once again that Mexican officials are illegally crossing into the U.S. and, worse, potentially aiding the drug cartels.
D.C. Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray knew about an illicit “shadow campaign” that boosted his 2010 election run, federal prosecutors said Monday, a startling revelation in the years-long federal investigation into the off-the-books campaign activity. Gray has steadfastly denied such knowledge.
Newly published emails show how health officials stonewalled a request by FoxNews.com for information about Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' under-the-radar fundraising for a pro-ObamaCare group.
An influential District of Columbia businessman was charged Monday with conspiring to violate federal and local campaign finance laws by funding off-the-books campaign activity for candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and district Mayor Vincent Gray.
Immigration reform may be stalled in Congress, but a new Obama administration policy is extending legal status and military benefits to thousands of illegal immigrants who are the spouses, parents and children of American military members.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed on the need to reduce tensions in Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, the White House said, as the U.S. seeks Beijing's backing for efforts to isolate Russia.
Voters in this stretch of beach towns and retirement communities provide the first 2014 campaign test of whether Democrats can counter GOP attacks on the president's health care overhaul by accusing Republicans of threatening popular benefit programs for the elderly.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis" and says first responders should carry with them an antidote to reverse the effects of an overdose. In a video message released Monday, Holder says addiction to opiates and heroin is affecting Americans from "every background and walk of life."
Eugene Robinson, Washington Post WASHINGTON -- When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House this week, President Obama should offer continued support -- but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultra-nationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine's new government.I don't know of any reason to doubt Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk's commitment to democracy and pluralism. The same cannot be said for some other members of the provisional regime that is trying to reverse Russia's grab of the Crimean Peninsula.Oleksandr Sych, one of three vice prime ministers, is a member of the controversial Svoboda...