VA reform negotiations hit a snag
Democrats charged Republicans were engaging in a political stunt after congressional talks broke down
Social Security IT project cost $300M and it doesn't work
After spending $300 million on a computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration can't get it to work
"CBS News: 50 Years, Civil Rights": Join the interactive panel
Host Bob Schieffer invites viewers to participate in a live civil rights symposium on CBSNews.com and the Smithsonian Channel July 24
Obama urges Congress to tackle tax loopholes
In the midst of a fundraising trip, the president aims to motivate Democratic voters ahead of the midterms
Joe Biden: Voter ID laws aim to "repress minority turnout"
Vice President Joe Biden says the Republican-led push for voter identification requirements is about politics, not preventing voter fraud.
Joe Biden: Voter ID laws "an attempt to repress minority voting"
At Urban League conference, the VP denounces Republican-backed ID laws while the GOP chairman pushes a message of inclusion
Is there room for Manchin among Democrats in 2016?
The pro-gun, anti-abortion rights W.Va. senator is being urged to run for president; would primary voters be interested?
Democrats stand by Sen. John Walsh after plagiarism accusations
The Montana senator, accused of borrowing large passages in a grad school paper without attribution, says it was a mistake caused, in part, by PTSD
5 immigration issues Central American leaders will raise with Obama
Amid the U.S-Mexico border crisis, the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala meet with Obama and other leaders this week in Washington
White House announces $10b fund for rural infrastructure
The Obama administration is calling on more investment firms to commit to fund rural infrastructure projects across the country