The Senate debate over government surveillance has come down to the wire, thanks to strange congressional alliances
House Speaker John Boehner has shut the door on the president's request to use military force
With the president set to speak at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, CBS News' Mark Knoller breaks down the numbers
The potential 2016 candidate should have been prepared for the "inevitable" question, former defense secretary tells Bob Schieffer
Already, the 2016 presidential candidates have employed several novel tactics to get around campaign finance laws
"We were wrong", says former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell in his new book about agency's evidence that made case for Iraq war
The former Arkansas governor, a favorite among social conservatives, announced his presidential bid on Tuesday
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate talk about why five major banks were in trouble with the government.
The first presidential primary debate of the 2016 cycle will limit the number of candidates onstage based on polling strength
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy says Republicans offer only a shrug of their shoulders to people who could lose health care subsidies
Attorney General wades into the debate over NSA data collection programs; watch the complete interview Friday on "CBS This Morning"
The latest loss for the Iraqi army raises fresh questions about how the U.S. can help with the fight
The Democratic presidential candidate has thus far focused on smaller, more intimate gatherings in early voting states
The group, Priorities USA Action, supported Obama's 2012 reelection and it's now aiding Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid
The New York Times published nearly 350 pages of emails Clinton provided to the State Department
Doug Hughes, the Florida man who landed his gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn, was formally indicted on six charges
The trade bill could see a final vote as early as this week
The presidential candidate is expanding her online reach
The senator may have slowed down Senate business, but lawmakers still expected to vote on whether to extend surveillance programs
The former Florida governor speaks about his family's familiarity with Alzheimer's disease.
The Arkansas Republican is the latest candidate to say he'll pass on the quadrennial conservative contest
Capitol police are getting training after officers accidentally left guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times this year
CBS News contacted some of the authors the al Qaeda leader was reading at his compound in Pakistan
The likely 2016 presidential candidate has recently faced questions about his brother's decision to invade Iraq
Members of the House of Representatives passed a tax credit that gives businesses rewards for investments in research and development
State financial disclosure forms provide a window into the New Jersey governor's personal finances
It will be a missed opportunity for candidates left offstage -- but how will debate host Fox News decide who's in and who's out?
One of the documents recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound is an application for potential members of the jihadi group
The senator railed against the NSA just as Congress received a warning that the surveillance program will soon wind down without Congressional action
The New York City mayor is "optimistic" about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but will he endorse her for 2016?
During commencement speech at U.S. Coast Guard Academy, president says we must act now to reduce emissions - or else