The rankings were based on corruption-related convictions of federal, state and local public employees and elected officials from 1976 to 2008.
Just hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.
A new U.S. government report released Tuesday finds that climate change is already having a broad impact on both weather and the economy.
News broke this morning that President Obama will announce during his State of the Union address tonight that he's going to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage in new federal contracts.
There was high drama Thursday on the floor of the Senate as Democrats significantly changed the way business in the chamber is done.
In a prime-time speech that followed two weeks of high-stakes drama, President Obama asked the American people to support a military strike against Syria, even as he pursued a diplomatic solution to the standoff.
The Federal Aviation Administration has decided to delay the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June.
Lifelong Democrat says it was 'gut wrenching' to join Republican Majority, but was best way to protect Southeast Alaska's interests.
President Obama is meeting with labor leaders at the White House on Tuesday — the first in a series of meetings aimed at avoiding automatic tax increases and spending cuts in the new year. The newly re-elected president is hoping to translate victory at the ballot box into success in shaping policy.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
As a stream of falsehoods and half-truths fell during the 2012 campaign, a swarm of fact checkers hustled to catch them. Fact checking hasn't stopped deception, but could it be more effective in interrupting politicians' narratives?» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us