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Eva Longoria Parker attends "The Harvest" screening at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 15, 2010 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Latinos Take On Bigger Role In Inauguration

Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Obama’s second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded concert celebrating Latino culture.

01/21/2013

Eva Longoria Parker attends "The Harvest" screening at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 15, 2010 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Longoria To Host Latino Salute To Obama

A coalition of groups is coordinating a gathering of top Latino entertainers at the Kennedy Center in a series of events ahead of President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

01/09/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama

Second Time With Obama Not As Thrilling

Four years and one re-election after Barack Obama became America’s first black president, some of the thrill is gone.

01/06/2013

US Representative John Boehner of Ohio and re-nominated Speaker of the House, gives a thumbs-up as he walks on the floor of the US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2013, during the opening session of the 113th US Congress. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Re-Elects Boehner As Speaker

The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker. The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.

01/03/2013

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Averted — Now What?

Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.

01/02/2013

House Speaker John Boehner Addresses The Press On The Ongoing Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

New Round Of Talks As Fiscal Deadline Looms

As the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.

12/26/2012

Customers queue for coffee at a Starbucks Coffee location. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Starbucks Cups To Come With A Political Message

Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, is asking employees at cafes in the Washington D.C. area to scribble the words “Come Together” on cups for drink orders on Thursday and Friday.

12/26/2012

US President Barack Obama followed by Senator John Kerry D-MA enters the Roosevelt Room of the White House on December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama nominated Kerry to be the next secretary of state. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Nominates Kerry For Secretary Of State

President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, saying Kerry’s entire life “has prepared him for this role.”

12/21/2012

Comedian David Letterman and actor Dustin Hoffman attend the Kennedy Center Honors reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Letterman, Hoffman, Zeppelin

David Letterman’s “stupid human tricks” and Top 10 lists vaulted into the ranks of cultural acclaim as the comedian received this year’s Kennedy Center Honors.

12/03/2012

NFL Football- Philadelphia Eagles @ Washington Redskins

Jasmine Hates The Washington Redskins

My weekly, “I hate the Cowboys Opponents Rant,” where my hate for the other team is rooted in highly non-sensical reasoning and the fact that I’ve generally never even stepped foot in most of the opposing team’s cities.

11/21/2012

Military headstones are seen at Arlington National Cemetery.  PFC Andy Krippner was buried at DFW National Cemetery. (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

12 North Texas Military Heroes Travel To D.C.

A group of 12 brave military heroes and their guests left Dallas Love Field for a two-day tour of Washington D.C. as part of the ‘Faces of Freedom’ program.

11/14/2012

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bears, Budgets, Farmers Top Congress To-Do List

Looming large in the lame-duck session is the need for President Obama and Congress to figure out how to avoid the double economic hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts.

11/14/2012

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