WASHINGTON - Angry members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus accused House Republicans on Wednesday of "compromising national security" with a proposal that would ban DREAMers from serving in the military.
WASHINGTON _ It was 50 years ago this week that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona that made the now-familiar Miranda warning - "you have the right to remain silent" - the law of the land.
But not all the land.
WASHINGTON - The reaction in Washington to Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando was swift and nearly unanimous, as statements and social media posts offered prayers and condolences for what the president called "a horrific massacre" flooded the web.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday rejected an Arizona death-row inmate's claim that he had an ineffective attorney at his trial and sentencing in the 1987 stabbing of a elderly Phoenix couple.
WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, told a Washington audience Friday that "common sense" steps on guns need to be taken to "help address the epidemic of gun suicide" by veterans.
WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Gabby Giffords was back in Washington Thursday with her husband, Mark Kelly, calling for a more civil public discourse during a campaign season filled with what Kelly called "kind of historic poor rhetoric."
WASHINGTON - The House spent several hours in bitter debate Thursday over a Republican-backed bill that would force the Library of Congress to continue using the term "illegal alien" in its catalog instead of the library's preferred "noncitizen."
WASHINGTON - House Republicans are trying to block a Library of Congress proposal to replace the term "illegal aliens" with "noncitizens" in its subject listings, a move the GOP called an attempt to "unilaterally censor these terms."
WASHINGTON - The White House told the hundreds of thousands of people who signed petitions demanding action after the botched March presidential preference election in Arizona that they would have to look elsewhere for help.