New studies on menthol cigarettes have prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to review the safety of the flavored tobacco products.
Senate Republicans are at odds about the prospect of major cuts to the nation’s defense budget.
Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Michael Steele has not yet decided if he’ll run for re-election, but if he does, he’ll have some competition.
The House ethics committee’s chief counsel has recommended that Representative Charles Rangel be censured.
Sarah Palin hasn’t decided if she’ll run for President in 2012, but she believes she can beat Barack Obama in an election.
Some immigration experts believe that the new Republican-led House of Representatives will be more focused on enforcing immigration law, rather than pushing through a comprehensive reform of the currently broken system.
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) has officially been nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House when Republicans gain majority in January.
More than two weeks after votes were cast in the midterm elections, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) has declared that she was re-elected to another term in Congress.
Illegal immigrants in California are eligible to pay lower college tuition than documented out-of-state students, according to a ruling by the state’s highest court.
A watchdog group that promotes transparency and integrity in government has praised House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) for announcing that he will fly commercial instead of using military aircraft when he becomes Speaker of the House.