Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'I am running for president'

Published Apr. 29 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Bernie Sanders has made it official, telling The Associated Press in an interview that he's running for...

Lamar Alexander's No Child Left Behind fix passes through committee

Published Apr. 16 2015

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators today ushered in a rewrite of the controversial set of federal education regulations known...

Marco Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

Published Apr. 13 2015

MIAMI - Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely...

Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again for president

Published Apr. 12 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the...

In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page

Published Apr. 12 2015

PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together Saturday in the first formal meeting of...

Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

Published Apr. 10 2015

WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential...

Corker's Iran plan called 'a balancing act'

Published Apr. 10 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker is walking a long, thin tightrope.

Chuck Fleischmann closer to his dream job

Published Apr. 8 2015

Third Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., has taken one step closer to his dream of leading the House...

Anti-slavery bill won't be stalled by Menendez indictment, Corker says

Published Apr. 8 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker's staff says the indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez will have no impact on Corker's effort to...

How Sen. Lamar Alexander plans to fix No Child Left Behind

Published Apr. 7 2015

Sen. Lamar Alexander's taken another step toward reworking No Child Left Behind, and he's got a partner across the isle.

Religious objections bill passes Arkansas House

Published Apr. 2 2015

Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a revised religious objections measure after Gov. Asa Hutchinson asked for changes in...

Watson won't say no to Fleischmann challenge

Published Mar. 30 2015

NASHVILLE -- After a raucous 2010 political GOP primary and hard-fought contests in 2012 and 2014, will 2016 be the...

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

Published Mar. 25 2015

WASHINGTON — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly...

Corker: Support building for bill requiring congressional review of any Iran nuclear deal (video)

Published Mar. 22 2015

In an appearance on CBS News' "Face the Nation" today, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Foreign...

Sen. Corker pushes housing finance reform

Published Mar. 22 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says one of Congress biggest tasks is reforming the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Republicans push $5 trillion in spending cuts to erase deficits

Published Mar. 18 2015

The possibility of billions more for the Pentagon and an overhaul of the tax code also emerged as Republican priorities,...

ATF abandons plan to ban popular rifle ammo

Published Mar. 10 2015

More than 80,000 people have commented on the proposal to ban certain types of 5.56 mm, or .223 caliber, ammunition...

Lamar Alexander close to reaching consensus on NCLB overhaul

Published Mar. 9 2015

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander says he's close to reaching consensus with Senate Democrats on an overhaul of No Child Left...

Possible GOP candidates for president headed to Tennessee

Published Feb. 27 2015

Tennessee has kicked off a flurry of visits from potential Republican presidential candidates.

Corker will reveal 'bold vision' to end slavery worldwide

Published Feb. 22 2015

After two months leading the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen Bob Corker's wasting no time setting big goals.

Why Bob Corker may be the one to authorize America's latest war

Published Feb. 20 2015

WASHINGTON -- Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time.

Obama asks Congress for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'

Published Feb. 12 2015

WASHINGTON — Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize...

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker says he will not run for president in 2016

Published Feb. 10 2015

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker announced on Monday that he does not plan to run for president.