President Barack Obama listens during his meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk, Monday, March 9, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Democrats deplore Republican letter to Tehran on nuke talks

In an open letter Monday to the leaders of Iran, Republican lawmakers warned that unless Congress approved it, any nuclear deal they cut wit…

U.S. Capitol dome

Republicans push for union support

Exit polls taken after last fall’s mid-term elections found that union members were almost evenly split between the Republican and the Democ…

Department of Veterans Affairs deputy secretary Sloan Gibson speaks at the VA Hospital in Tomah, March 10, 2015.

VA leader visits Tomah facility amid investigations

A report last year found serious concerns about the overprescribing of pain medication.

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to the reporters at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Clinton conceded Tuesday that she should have used a government email to conduct business as secretary of state, saying her decision was simply a matter of "convenience."

Clinton on emails: I should have used government account

Hillary Clinton described her decision to rely on her private account as a matter of “convenience” and a way to avoid carrying two devices.