Speaker Paul Ryan talked briefly after the Republican-led House voted to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill. Republican lawmakers rejected attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba\. Ryan also spoke about the bipartisan efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic.
President Obama spoke during Rutgers University's 250th Anniversary commencement ceremony on May 15, 2016 in Piscataway, N.J. "I know that it's not always pretty. Really, I know," Obama joked to the graduating class, after urging them to have faith in democracy.
Michelle and Barack Obama dance to "Uptown Funk" with R2-D2 and two Stormtroopers at the White House. #MayThe4thBeWithYou
The last 2016 Republican presidential candidate competing against Donald Trump suspended his campaign Wednesday, April 4, 2016. Governor John Kasich (R-OH) dropped out of the race in Columbus, just a day after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced he was leaving the race as well. Trump won the Indiana primary on Tuesday.
The 2016 presidential candidate released a Star Wars-themed video Wednesday, presenting himself as the only hope against a Hillary Clinton presidency.
Five years after the CIA's raid of Osama Bin Laden's compound, the CIA took to Twitter to mark the anniversary by live tweeting a detailed account of the operation. Twitter certainly wasted no time reacting to the controversial campaign, but here's what some people on the streets of our nation's Capitol had to say.
Political positions on the death penalty have evolved since 1988, when Michael S. Dukakis's presidential campaign was damaged because of his opposition to it.
Jazmin Goodwin, a sophomore at Howard University and Ridge View High School alum from Columbia, South Carolina was among 18 budding journalists who were presented with scholarship awards at the 2016 White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, D.C. She received the one-time award of $7,000 to continue her studies toward a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism.
President Obama joked about all presidential candidate hopefuls, his own appearance, and ended his final White House Correspondents' Dinner speech with praise for the free press and a mic drop.
Many states have legislation pending that would make it illegal for transgender people to choose which public bathroom they use based on their gender identity.
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