Updated: 02/28/2013 - The Department of Homeland Security is releasing some illegal immigrants being held in immigration jails in advance of automatic budget cuts set to go into effect later this week.
Updated: 02/28/2013 - Veteran journalist Bob Woodward said Wednesday he was threatened by a senior Obama administration official following his reporting on the White House's handling of the forced federal spending cuts set to take effect on Friday.
Updated: 02/26/2013 - There are three days left until 85-billion dollars in budget cuts kick in.
Updated: 02/20/2013 - Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and his wife, Sandra, will appear in federal court Wednesday to answer criminal charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - Alabama Representative Martha Roby delivered the weekly Republican address on February 16, 2013, addressing the sequester and its affects on the United States military.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - Senator Marco Rubio of Florida is in the Middle East.
Updated: 02/15/2013 - Republicans have, for now, blocked Chuck Hagel's nomination to become defense secretary.
Updated: 02/14/2013 - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's water break isn't the first time a carefully crafted political message has competed for attention with a momentary blip.