By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts could have taken down the entire, massive health care law that his fellow Republicans deride as "Obamacare." He could have prevented the Supreme Court decision that largely disabled the most disputed aspects of Arizona'
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman wants same-sex benefits for spouses of veterans and service members.
Rep. Adam Smith of Washington is top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee.
By SHARON COHENAP National Writer
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) - In the swaying curtain of green fields outside town, Russ Ranniger hums along in his Deere tractor, plowing the same soil his father did, sleeping in the same 1881 wood-frame house he was carried into as a newborn 60 years ag
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
WEST UNION, Ohio (AP) - You can almost imagine Mitt Romney checking the boxes in pondering whether Ohio Sen. Rob Portman might be a good running mate.
Experienced, steady Washington hand? Check. Represents key swing state? Check.
By TRAVIS LOLLERAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Baptists passed a resolution opposing the idea that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.