John Dickerson: Despite some unifying themes, the president alternately tailors his economic message to the base and the center
Major Garrett: State Dept. misled reporters when, in February, it denied the existence of "direct, secret bilateral talks with Iran"
At the lighting ceremony for the National Christmas Tree, President Obama urged Americans to remember our responsibilities "to ourselves and eachother" this holiday season.
Many partisans aren't as polarized as you think, CBS News polling shows
With the Senate "going nuclear" on its filibuster, here are suggestions for rule changes the deliberative body should consider
In a new CBS News poll, the president is losing ground among Americans on personal qualities like leadership and honesty
As Israelis sweat the specifics of a deal on Iran's nuclear program, Obama says America's commitment to Israel's security is "sacrosanct"
Former GOP presidential candidate calls both apartheid and Obamacare "great injustices"
President Obama warned that job-seekers and the whole economy will pay the price if unemployment benefits expire as scheduled on Dec. 28
While Obamacare will likely dominate congressional campaigns, don't forget that the economy tends to be voters' top concern
If conservative rivals split the Republican base, Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., could narrowly prevail in the first 2016 nominating contest
Tree lighting ceremony included performances by Janelle Monae, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Arturo Sandoval and others
While 52 percent would like to repeal or scale back the law, 50 percent said the same in mid-October
Conservation groups say Interior Department decision sanctions killing of an American icon
Former secretary of state pays tribute to former president of South Africa, who passed away Thursday
Democrats, however, insist Congress should still extend emergency benefits for the long-term unemployed
The former Massachusetts senator flirting for a run in New Hampshire flubs after speaking to a GOP group in the Granite State
President defends his management style; says structural problems have caused problems with government, not White House
Emergency unemployment benefits will run out on Dec. 28, and an extension may not be part of lawmakers’ negotiations to fund the government past January
President and former U.S. presidents pay tribute to iconic South African leader by remarking on the way he inspired millions
Republicans are trying to improve their communications with women, but Democrats say their problems go beyond language
The White House previously said it had no record of the two meeting, but president's Kenyan uncle insisted otherwise at his deportation hearing
House speaker gives pessimistic outlook for passing farm bill or extending long-term unemployment benefits
The former secretary of state spoke about her life but not Iran, China or any other international flash points
Executive memorandum pushes all federal agencies to obtain 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020
The agency is “incidentally” collecting the location records of cell phones outside the U.S., including info from Americans’ cell phones overseas
John Dickerson: President Obama has been reduced to a late-night TV pitchman
Two-year-old Ashtyn Gardner's parents recall their eventful afternoon at the White House
Kent Sorenson, who later defected to Ron Paul’s campaign, has been investigated for receiving improper campaign payments