July 31, 2013 Minnesota's first same-sex weddings will be performed just after midnight on Thursday. Outside the big cities, much of the state remains opposed to the whole idea.
July 31, 2013 The last week before the long summer recess is usually crunchtime for Congress, but that hasn't been the case for the 113th. New York Times correspondent Jonathan Weisman joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross to discuss why this Congress has passed so few laws.
July 30, 2013 A new House Ways and Means Committee staff analysis of groups applying for tax exempt status found conservative applicants faced, "more questions, more denials, more delays," says committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich.
July 30, 2013 Big Money often gets what it wants in Washington. But when it comes to the immigration debate, there are no guarantees of success.
July 30, 2013 The daughter of the former vice president benefits from near-universal name recognition in Wyoming, but her Senate run there is viewed by many as harmful to the party.
July 30, 2013 A new Pew Research Center survey suggests that an eight-state region of the country — Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma — is significantly more conservative on abortion than it was two decades ago.