Secret Service Director Julia Pierson explains to Congress what happened when a fence-jumper made it into the White House
Possibilities include Cabinet member, former White House counsel, several elected officials and an openly gay prosecutor who could make history
Why does the U.S. take the lead in world crises?
"That’s how we roll," says President Obama. "That’s what makes this America"
Says presidents can't pick and choose when to confront threats to our national security
Where are the voters who will decide the next election? In this new series, CBSNews.com Elections Director Anthony Salvanto digs out details in the data shaping our politics
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the intelligence that's driving U.S. efforts to push back ISIS extremists in Iraq and Syria
Fixing the root of the problem could take years, former Customs and Border Patrol officials say
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 stage is set for the Supreme Court to take up another same-sex marriage case, but when will they act?
The two have been forced to cancel several stump speeches in the high-stakes election year
The Colorado Democrat, facing a tough re-election fight, is accused underestimating the threat of ISIS
The former congressman and staunch libertarian says secession is part of the "grand American tradition"
The state's Republican officials have been trying to cut the number of days for early voting
The pair campaigned for their party's candidates in the close gubernatorial race
The intruder was not stopped inside the North Portico doors, as the Secret Service said on the night of the security breach, CBS News has learned
Democrats have ceded a spot on the ballot with the aim of helping an independent win, but a court case could scramble that strategy
Wisconsin congressman says there were "a couple of colossal mistakes" in Obama's policy that led to ISIS emergence
John Dickerson: Once a GOP White Knight decides to run for president, the party turns on him; Romney knows that better than anyone
The former neurosurgeon says he feels called to fix the country
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with Obama this week amid strained U.S.-Indian relations
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will explain what happened after a man jumped the fence and ran inside the White House
Democrat Bruce Braley, who's trailing in a new poll, tangled with Republican Joni Ernst
What the enthusiasm gap means for the polls - and for who will win the midterms
Congress may be on recess but one House committee is back in D.C. Tuesday to grill the Secret Service director
House speaker says the president already has the necessary authority to strike jihadists, but critics say Obama should have consulted Congress
Everything Clinton does these days falls prey to speculation about the 2016 presidential race, including becoming a grandmother
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, says America must "be very careful in how we define who we are at war with"
Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken explains how the U.S. will avoid getting "bogged down and bled" in fight against ISIS
It took days for the Secret Service to realize that a gunman hit the White House with several shots
The U.S. had expected the Iraqi army to do more against extremists, president says in acknowledgment of intelligence shortcomings
Speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation awards dinner, the president says mistrust harms communities who need effective law enforcement
Former President Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton say their daughter Chelsea is "well and glowing" after giving birth