WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reflecting Americans' increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after the law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriage.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jared Polis' proposal to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgendered people is backed by about 44 percent of the House, but that doesn't mean it will pass the GOP-majority chamber or even receive a vote.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the defensive, the Obama administration acknowledged Wednesday its problem-plagued health insurance website didn't get enough testing before going live. It said technicians were deep into the job of fixing major computer snags...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats are worried about persistent problems with the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law - and one says the president needs to "man up" and fire those responsible.
WASHINGTON (AP) - "Obamacare" escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack - one handed to them by the administration itself.
NEW YORK (AP) -The federal government shutdown damaged the reputations of Washington politicians but proved good business for the cable television news networks - and taught some reporters new benefits of virtually instant communications.
DENVER (AP) - A day after the U.S. House of Representatives helped resolve an impasse to re-open the federal government, GOP House Speaker John Boehner is in Denver to host a fundraiser for the Republican party.
WASHINGTON The male Senate leaders may have tied the bow on a deal aimed at ending the government shutdown, but credit for shaping the package is being given to a group of women, led by Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) and other top House Republican leaders intend to vote for the bipartisan agreement worked out in the Senate to avoid a financial default and reopen the government.