The secretary of state-in-waiting even took a moment to sympathize with an antiwar protester who interrupted his hearing.
Few challenged Clinton, who came to the long-anticipated Benghazi hearings ready to fight — and the White House quickly swiped her talking points.
As the Obama administration takes renewed heat over Benghazi, as the Americans lost in Algeria are mourned, others are crying for their government to get involved.
With a church tweet, a campaign-style proclamation, and a reference to Newtown, Obama is off and running. MORE: Carter approves of more progressive tone
Cornyn has questions — lots of them — for the attorney general. Issa is investigating. And one Dem warns it could happen to someone else.
From removing presidential term limits to tweaking the First Amendment to make sure it doesn't apply to businesses.
Anatomy of a proposal: From asking Holder to re-examine who should be excluded from gun ownership to "nurturing school climates" and background checks on victims of gun theft.
Gun-control advocates including Bloomberg are urging a recess appointment for the nomination that's long been stalled in the Senate.
A day after Obama notified Congress under the War Powers Resolution, Washington wasn't talking about U.S. assistance in a failed French raid.
For each recent shooting, "It's hard to be able to pinpoint what you could have done to assure it wouldn't have happened."
The 113th Congress is missing one of the true gentlemen of the game.
There are no more campaign promises to make -- and there's an incoming secretary of State who makes environmentalists hurrah.
Despite pushback over Hagel's positions, the president angles for a Senate fight sandwiched in between the fiscal cliff and debt ceiling.
Eight are from Dems. Two are from freshman Republicans who voted against Boehner. Things could get interesting.
Ryan, Cantor, McCarthy divide over fiscal-cliff bill as the success of their program to groom new Republican lawmakers dips.
Boehner votes yes. Cantor votes no. Yet no one in the GOP leadership takes the floor during debate.
Sen. Rand Paul said Americans have become "lazy and haphazard in our vigilance" of the Fourth Amendment.
Emboldened after Boehner's B-pocalypse, Obama tells lawmakers to "cool off" and "agree on what we already agree on."
After years of kicking the can on the 2005 law, and just 13 states in compliance, Napolitano kicks it once again to a "suitable date."
Fiscal cliff TMI: Patty Murray was hoping Boehner was talking about the morning-after pill Plan B.
The Louisiana governor's controversial proposal to banish "birth control politics" has both the left and right a little dizzy.
Obama says he's game for "change," but stops short of elaborating. Congressional Dems are planning on pushing him.
"This sensible approach does not attempt to limit an individual’s 2nd amendment rights..."
Four months after this Marine-turned-journalist disappeared, clues point to Assad and the family tries to get help from Washington. And sources believe Austin is still alive.
A Syrian general who defected talks to PJM: If opposition gets weapons it needs, "We'll give you the last weapon after we take over the power."