Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naturalized American citizen, officials say. That shows why it's hard to connect this incident to proposed reforms.
It's been a bad week for the South Carolina Republican, who allegedly trespassed at his ex-wife's house and has lost the financial backing of national Republicans.
The Senate couldn't break a filibuster on expanded background checks, spelling the de facto end to the post-Newtown legislative push.
Steny Hoyer suggests that the attacks provides the latest proof that Congress needs to repeal the sequester. Has he thought this one through?
And she's rapping about it, horribly.
Track of the Day: Hova answers his political critics as only he can.
Teary Times tell-all or no, Weiner's burning lust for the mayor's office is utterly unsurprising -- as is his failure to own up to his failures.
Despite a clear emotional investment, the president's demands for legislation have been reasonably modest. They're in limbo nonetheless.
Musical treatments of the South's legacy aren't all as horrible as "Accidental Racist."
Yes, minorities wait longer to vote -- but the widely disparaged voter ID laws in 2012 seem to have had fairly little to do with it.
The history of established churches in the early United States shows why the Tar Heel State's proposal treads on precarious ground.
The old, weird Senate procedure that Harry Reid will use to pass the continuing resolution to fund the government
The former South Carolina governor, famous for his extramarital affair while in office, is poised for a return to Congress.
The Kentucky senator's filibuster might not even be the most important one that happened yesterday.
How they're spinning the best close in market history
Obama and Congress couldn't reach a deal to avert $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. Here's what that means.
The Fox host and the Democratic congressman ranted at each other for six minutes. What were they ranting about? Good question.
Simply pairing stock criticisms of Obama with dance moves doesn't constitute a joke.
From shotguns to secret raids to dating, the vice president has some suggestions.
Is the late, great French novelist also the progenitor of every wannabe rock star's favorite pastime?