A government audit says a new tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it.
Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with citywide support and a promise — some might say a threat — to tackle Chicago's many problems.
The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.
Senate Democrats' campaign arm has almost $32 million ready to help endangered incumbents defend their narrow majority.
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is fighting a criminal indictment with a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases.
Bill and Hillary Clinton will headline the annual steak fry for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return to the leadoff caucus state as the former secretary of state considers another presidential campaign.
The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died. James Jeffords was 80.
House Republicans trying to hold onto their majority are sitting on almost $48 million heading into what is already a costly fall campaign.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is moving ahead with plans to visit 2016 primary states and calling his indictment politically motivated as he faces two felony counts in his home state.
Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates.
Senate Republicans' campaign arm says it raised more than $5 million last month and has almost $27 million ready to help candidates.
When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory. But not gay Ugandans who fled persecution to live in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya.
Pittsburgh's first female mayor has died. Sophie Masloff was 96.
President Barack Obama is getting off the island.
With Vermont's prison facilities aging, lawmakers are beginning to grapple with whether to build new or patch up the old.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is lashing out at the "outrageous" criminal charges filed against him and defending the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power.
The indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry makes him the third prospective Republican presidential candidate to face the prospect of kicking off a White House campaign while worrying about legal troubles back home.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came into office promising a new era of transparency.
Syria's main Western-backed Syrian opposition coalition is calling for U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group captured three more northern villages.
Connecticut has launched a video to help Spanish-speaking residents navigate state tax forms.