PHOENIX -- The 22-year-old man accused in a deadly Arizona rampage that critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has made his first public statement regarding his role in the shooting: He's not guilty.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired Gen. Eric K. Shinseki, who clashed with the Bush administration on its Iraq war strategy, will bring qualities to the job of Veterans Affairs secretary his predecessors sometimes lacked: credibility, experience and sound judgment.
WASHINGTON -- Facing the prospect of big Republican gains in Congress, President Barack Obama is sending voters a mixed message: He says he sees opportunities to work with the GOP after Election Day yet warns Washington could be consumed by gridlock...
WASHINGTON, DC -- John McCain and Barack Obama outlined steps to counter the faltering economy and plummeting stock market on Friday, fresh evidence of the dominant role of pocketbook issues in their race for the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- This is the transition you don't hear so much about: Michelle Obama is getting ready for a new life as first lady, giving plenty of thought to what kind of profile she will carve out for herself in the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden says the reason he has been called upon to close deals with congressional Republicans is because he has developed trust with lawmakers over the course of four decades in Washington and...
WASHINGTON -- Taking another step toward mending his relationship with the business community, President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered a review of federal regulations with an eye toward getting rid of those that stifle job creation and hurt economic growth.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A campaign finance watchdog group on Friday filed a complaint with federal regulators against two groups -- one pro-Republican and the other pro-Democrat -- alleging they violated the law by airing political ads during the presidential contest.