WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has bucked some of the outside conservative groups that stoked the partial government shutdown and passed an $8.2 billion bill mapping out plans for dam..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Republican Party of Florida is describing a fundraising email sent out by U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson as "unacceptable and deplorable." The em..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration's showcase health insurance website were growing increasin..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Florida Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio are seeking to honor late Rep. C.W. Bill Young by renaming the Bay Pines VA Medical Center in his honor. ..
MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida congressman's former chief of staff has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for a voting fraud scheme. As part of a deal with Miami-Dad..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Department of Children and Families Secretary George Sheldon criticized Attorney General Pam Bondi as he entered the race for her seat Monday. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - For President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, this month's budget battles brought about a remarkable period of party unity, a welcome change for the Whi..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republicans' clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive i..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former House Speaker Tom Foley has died at the age of 84. That's according to House Democratic aides who spoke on condition of anonymity. &..
Life has started to return to normal as the federal government sprang back to life after the 16-day partial shutdown came to a close. Even the popular panda cam a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida's longest-serving member of Congress is gravely ill. The office of Republican C.W. Bill Young says the lawmaker's condition worsened Wed..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fool's errand or heroic stand? The bipartisan compromise on Wednesday to avoid a financial default and end a 16-day partial government shutdown ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congre..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation that would reopen the government and avert a financial default. &n..
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to a felony and two misdemeanors for unwanted for unwanted physical contact with three women at public events...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The divided government's increasingly urgent drive to prevent a Treasury default and end a 15-day partial government shutdown took a highly partisan turn Tuesday ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A crowd converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday, pushing past barriers to protest the memorial's closing under the government shutdo..
WASHINGTON (AP) - After weeks of stubborn gridlock, the Senate's top two leaders raced on Monday to reach an agreement that could head off a Treasury default that threatens severe ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says a meeting between Obama and congressional leaders has been postponed to give Senate leaders more time to resolve a standoff over the nation's..
The government shutdown continues with some glimmer of hope for those who would like to visit the nation's national parks: The Obama administration said it would consider offers fr..