August 22, 2013 Democratic Mayor Bob Filner has reached a tentative deal to settle a suit brought by one of the women who accuses him of sexual harassment. Details of the deal, which must be approved by the city council, have not been released. The Union-Tribune, though, says it sets the stage for his departure.
August 16, 2013 The GOP says upcoming film projects by the networks show "clear favoritism" toward potential Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. The networks say the films aren't even finished and have nothing to do with their campaign coverage. But Republicans say they won't debate on CNN or NBC.
August 15, 2013 The former House speaker, who isn't ruling out another bid for the GOP presidential nomination, says his fellow Republicans can't just be negative and "tear down our opponent."
August 14, 2013 The longtime political columnist died just as he'd finished writing a political novel titled A Small Story for Page Three. He was 85. Author of Fat Man in the Middle Seat, Germond covered national politics for decades and was a regular panelist for years on The McLaughlin Group.
August 13, 2013 The fallout continues from Saturday's performance, during which the clown in the "Obama" mask and others mocked the president. Politicians from both sides of the aisle have condemned the act. Rush Limbaugh, meanwhile, puts part of the blame on the president.
July 26, 2013 Four more women — including a retired Navy rear admiral — came forward Thursday to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances. His fellow Democrats have called on Filner to resign.
July 24, 2013 With a speech that echoed many of those given in his 2008 and 2012 campaigns, the president launched another effort to lay out his vision for how to strengthen the U.S. economy.
July 24, 2013 In high-profile interviews published in 2012 and earlier this year, the former congressman spoke of the "sexting" that led to his 2011 resignation from Congress as being in the past. Tuesday, he admitted that the behavior continued at least well into 2012.
July 18, 2013 Following the Supreme Court decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, House Republicans have decided not to be part of a court challenge to a law that bars same-sex couples from getting veterans benefits.
July 18, 2013 After striking a bipartisan deal to move nominations forward, the Senate has now filled four top posts.
July 17, 2013 There's a bipartisan plan now from the Senate, The Associated Press reports. Loan rates doubled on July 1. Under the still-evolving deal, rates would go up much less. But they would rise in later years if the economy picks up.
July 16, 2013 On the same day that veteran Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said he will seek re-election, Cheney said she will challenge him in next year's primary.
July 15, 2013 Lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has said he'll change Senate rules to make filibusters harder unless Republicans agree to vote on stalled nominations.
July 12, 2013 After reports that he has sexually harassed numerous women, Mayor Bob Filner released a video statement in which he apologizes but does not talk about stepping down. The 70-year-old Democrat has only been in office about 6 months.
June 13, 2013 Double entendres, weight jokes and 2016 references were aplenty when the Republican governor got funny with NBC's late night guy. President Obama did the same thing when he slow jammed with Jimmy last year.