Financial disclosure reports reveal former Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Eric Cantor are the two wealthiest U.S. House leaders.
FBI Director Robert Mueller defended government monitoring Thursday, telling a U.S. House committee what has been done is legal and constitutional.
The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Thursday he is "confident" the House will pass immigration reform but he isn't sure what might be in the bill.
U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday hailed the nation's police officers in a ceremony honoring 143 who died in the line of duty.
Disgraced ex-Gov. Mark Sanford pulled to a dead heat with Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch in South Carolina's special congressional election, a poll indicated.
Bob Edgar, a former six-term Pennsylvania congressman and Methodist minister known for pushing liberal reforms, died, colleagues said. He was 69.
Party leaders in the U.S. Senate and House are generally the most unpopular members of Congress, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicated.
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Democrats say the federal budget sequester is to blame for a disappointing U.S. March jobs report but Republicans blame President Barack Obama's policies.