The tactic is viewed as one way to slow the flow of unaccompanied children crossing the southern border
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Even though the ban has been lifted, the Texas Republican won't allow nominees to be confirmed until the administration answers questions about the FAA's decision
President Obama says Republicans should work with Democrats to close corporate tax loopholes that allow huge corporations to avoid paying their fair share in taxes.
The Wisconsin Republican's plan would streamline federal welfare programs into a direct cash flow to states to give them more flexibility
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., says Republicans are adopting a "take it or leave it" approach in their proposals to reform the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system.
Democrats charged Republicans were engaging in a political stunt after congressional talks broke down
After spending $300 million on a computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration can't get it to work
In the midst of a fundraising trip, the president aims to motivate Democratic voters ahead of the midterms
Vice President Joe Biden says the Republican-led push for voter identification requirements is about politics, not preventing voter fraud.
Host Bob Schieffer invites viewers to participate in a live civil rights symposium on CBSNews.com and the Smithsonian Channel July 24