The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 Tuesday night to send U.S. immigration reform legislation to the Senate floor.
The U.S. Senate's Gang of Eight fended off poison-pill amendments meant to derail a bipartisan immigration reform bill supporters say is gaining steam.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner is calling on the White House to release unclassified emails related to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
The U.S. deputy chief of mission in Libya fought for composure as he recalled the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi to a House panel Wednesday.
The U.S. and Saudi governments Wednesday denied a published report the Saudis warned Washington accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was dangerous.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Tuesday he stands by his contention U.S. security systems are "degrading" under the Obama administration.
U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday denied he risked credibility about setting a "red line" on the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday Sen. Lindsey Graham is wrong in saying the United States has gone backwards on national security.
Allegations regarding to the use of chemical weapons in Syria are far too serious to leave to speculation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Republican lawmakers are pressing for U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war, while Democrats call for increased aid but do not rule out military action.