The White House wanted to keep the balloon secret fearing it would sabotage Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s planned diplomatic trip to China.
House Republicans have begun their promised aggressive oversight of the Biden administration. The focus Wednesday was on what watchdogs describe as “indications of widespread fraud” in federal coronavirus aid programs initiated under President Donald Trump.
The National Prayer Breakfast is one of the most visible and long-standing events that brings religion and politics together in Washington. But due to concerns the gathering had become too divisive, it's now splitting from the private religious group that had overseen it for decades.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he's looking forward to discussing with President Joe Biden a “reasonable and responsible way that we can lift the debt ceiling” when the two meet Wednesday at the White House.
President Joe Biden is expected to name Jeff Zients, who ran the administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of Biden's term, as his next chief of staff.
White House chief of staff Ron Klain, who's spent more than two years as President Joe Biden’s top aide, is preparing to leave his job in the coming weeks. His departure comes as the White House is shifting to a defensive posture now that GOP lawmakers are planning investigations into the Biden administration.
At the midpoint of President Joe Biden’s first term, he deserves a solid “A” for turning the economy around, getting the pandemic and inflation under control, and encouraging a rapid transition to clean energy. No president since Lyndon Johnson has as much to show for his first two years in office. Unlike Johnson, Biden managed to push key legislation with a tiny majority in the House and the thinnest possible margin in the Senate.
The White House said it may withhold information to protect the Justice Department's investigation.
The White House says surgeons have removed a cancerous lesion above first lady Jill Biden’s right eye, as well as another cancerous lesion on her chest.
Dr. Kevin O'Connor, the president's physician, said examinations showed two lesions were confirmed to be basal cell carcinoma.
The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee requested Tuesday the U.S. intelligence community conduct a “damage assessment” of potentially classified documents found in the Washington office space of President Joe Biden’s former institute.
Special counsel to the president Richard Sauber says “a small number of documents with classified markings” were discovered as Biden’s personal attorneys were clearing out the offices of the Penn Biden Center
It was small, as Washington celebrations go — two senior Biden administration advisers gathered with program participants near the White House on a Thursday afternoon in December to mark the end of a little-known initiative with a budget of less than $8 million.
NEW YORK — With House Republicans riven by infighting, unable to coalesce around a pick for speaker, former President Donald Trump had an emphatic message for the new GOP majority.
The Biden administration is plowing ahead with plans to open a U.S. embassy in the Solomon Islands in a bid to counter China's increasing assertiveness in the Pacific.
House Republicans flailed through a second day of multiple balloting Wednesday, unable to elect their leader Kevin McCarthy as House speaker or come up with a new strategy to end the political chaos that has tarnished the start of their new majority.
President Joe Biden is stopping by a notoriously dilapidated bridge connecting Ohio and Kentucky to promote his administration's infrastructure law. The Brent Spence Bridge has long been a symbol of the nation's aging infrastructure system, with presidents of both parties vowing to fix it.
From repayment policy changes to a sweeping one-time debt forgiveness plan, 2022 proved to be a high-profile year for student loans. But questions have clouded the student loan announcements, and answers are few and far between. We don’t yet know how, when or if some of these changes will take form. As 2023 dawns, here are the...
Two months after an AP report on a high-stakes legal fight over a child raised alarms at the highest levels of government, from the White House to the Taliban, the toddler remains with U.S. Marine Corps Major Joshua Mast and his family.
Republicans are trying to pass a new House rule to block materials compiled by the panel that investigated the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection from immediately going to the National Archives.
Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, sworn in for a second term Sunday, called the sentencing last week of two men convicted of plott…
CHRISTIANSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands — President Joe Biden and top administration officials will open a new year of divided government by fannin…
The January 6 committee released another batch of transcripts Tuesday, including two more of its interviews with blockbuster witness Cassidy Hutchinson and testimony from several other Trump White House officials.
The House Jan. 6 committee's final report asserts that Donald Trump criminally engaged in a "multi-part conspiracy" to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election and failed to act to stop his supporters from attacking the Capitol.