February 6, 2013 Minnesota has a Democratic governor, two Democratic senators, and Democrats control both houses of its Legislature. President Obama went there to rally support for his proposals to reduce gun violence. But even in Minnesota, there's considerable resistance to placing further restrictions on guns.
February 6, 2013 Usually, the job of heading the Interior Department goes to a Western politician versed in the struggles over natural resources. So the president's nomination of Sally Jewell, a relatively obscure CEO, has left some of the key players unsure of how to react.
February 6, 2013 Sally Jewell, REI's CEO, would succeed Secretary Ken Salazar. She's a former engineer at Mobil.
February 5, 2013 You've heard of the war on women, the war on religion, and more recently even the war on the Second Amendment. Washington is full of so-called wars. But a war on Wi-Fi?
February 5, 2013 Mexican immigrants who are eligible for U.S. citizenship are much less likely to apply for naturalization than those from other immigrant groups, a study found.
February 5, 2013 A confidential Justice Department white paper outlines legal theories the Obama administration has used to justify killing American citizens abroad.