12/16/2013 1:05amJust when the government's insurance website is starting to run more smoothly, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds a potentially bigger problem for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
12/16/2013 1:06amThe Associated Press-GfK poll on the health care overhaul was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 5-9. It is based on online interviews of 1,367 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.
12/16/2013 1:07amPeople hoping for a government that works better can't decide whether to cheer or lament a bipartisan budget bill that legislative leaders call a breakthrough even as they acknowledge it does little.
12/16/2013 11:09amTop lawmakers have found easy prey in their hunt for savings for Congress' budget deal: Federal workers' retirement programs, which are notably generous compared to the norm in private industry.
12/16/2013 4:56pmRepublican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.
12/16/2013 5:29pmDemocrats used their newly initiated lower threshold for defeating filibusters Monday to win Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nomination of former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh C. Johnson to be secretary of homeland security.
12/16/2013 5:33pmThe House Ethics Committee announced Monday it was launching a formal investigation of a Florida congressman who pleaded guilty last month to cocaine possession.