`American Idol` star Clay Aiken launches Congress bid

"American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken declared Wednesday he is running for Congress, putting his singing career on hold as he aims to unseat a Republican from her North Carolina district.

Man who threatened to decapitate congresswoman sent to jail

A man who allegedly threatened to decapitate the first Hindu Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, has been sent to jail by a US court.

Gabbard feels her Hindu faith an asset as Congresswoman

Tulsi Gabbard has said her faith would be an asset in the Congress as it would help enhance mutual understanding between America and India.

Majority doesn`t blame rhetoric for Giffords shooting

A majority of Americans reject the view that heated political rhetoric was a factor in the weekend shootings in Arizona which killed six and critically wounded a congresswoman, a CBS News said on Tuesday.

Giffords showing positive signs: Surgeons

Doctors provided an optimistic update Sunday about her chances for survival.

Body of NY Congresswoman`s husband is recovered

Authorities have recovered the body of a US congresswoman`s husband, who died on a mountain-climbing expedition in the Himalayas.