Obama, expanding sanctions with a "bigger bite" against Russia, says the penalties are a direct reaction to its actions, not an escalation toward a new Cold War
A new CBS News/New York Times analysis shows the GOP with an advantage in a number of Senate races, though control could still tip either way
Bob Schieffer on the events of a terrible summer, and the prognosis for barbarism
Democrats have mostly greeted the impeachment talk with a "bring it on" attitude, but a top White House aide says the threat is very real
Hours of previously-untranscribed recordings reveal the president's strategizing, ego, bigotry and political gossip-mongering
"CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights" panelists discuss with moderator Bob Schieffer the struggle for equal rights, the state of race in America, and the future of equality
The president has attended 398 fundraisers since taking office -- and this month's world and domestic issues haven't slowed him down
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss why it’s critical for the United States to take actions against Russia's enabling of separatists in eastern Ukraine – and soon
Fixing the root of the problem could take years, former Customs and Border Patrol officials say
The House speaker offers a fiery response to a reporter's question about the uptick in impeachment chatter
Are Congress' hands tied in their effort to get an independent prosecutor appointed?
A divided House committee voted to condemn the president for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
The former Procter & Gamble executive will face serious challenges and high expectations as he tries to reform the embattled agency
The amount the House GOP is proposing falls far short of the $3.7 billion requested by President Obama
The president's chief nuclear negotiator gave no deadline for a deal with Iran to stop it from developing nuclear weapons
During their corruption trial, Maureen McDonnell's attorney says she was "duped" by the businessman who gave the McDonnell's gifts and cash
Bipartisan committee investigating the 2012 attack are meeting with family members of the four American victims
Group with novel approach to campaign finance reform says the Republican Senate candidate embraces special interest funding
Rep. Pete Gallego helped a three-year-old on a flight from Dallas to San Antonio
John Dickerson: The Republican presidential hopefuls are full of ideas - but will any of these policy innovations survive, let alone save, the GOP?
New report makes the economic case for pursuing policies to curb climate change now
As lawmakers furiously wrap up work before their 5-week summer recess, there are a few major items they'll probably leave hanging
With tensions already high over Ukraine and downed Malaysian plane, Obama administration accuses Russia of testing a prohibited ground-launched cruise missile
Special Inspector General reports serious problems in methods of keeping track of thousands of weapons U.S. buys for Afghan security forces
Since 2008, more than 500 white powder envelopes have been sent to schools, businesses and government offices across 48 states
USA Today reports the president this month has made more calls to world leaders than at any other time during his second term
White House officials are making plans to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who came to this country illegally
The chairmen of the congressional veterans affairs committees are working quickly to get the bill passed before Congress' summer recess
A federal appeals court says denying same-sex couples the right to marry "prohibits them from participating fully in our society"
Last year marked the largest displacement of religious groups in recent memory, according to a new government report
The president welcomed 500 young African leaders to the White House as part of a leadership training fellowship
The former secretary of state says the Star Wars villain "looks pretty good" to Americans disenchanted with Washington politics
The conservative firebrand announced her own Internet channel, where she hopes to discuss issues without "the media's politically correct filter"