Success is rare enough in the Senate that a taste of it can make even the most seasoned legislators a little cocky.
As budget officials wrestle with the sequester, the next cliff is already looming, just weeks away.
On their first full day back from a leisurely recess, Congress was in no hurry to beat the looming sequestration deadline.
The bickering over the provenance of the sequester belies the fact that very few people in Washington truly know how it will unfold.
The push to legalize pot migrates from the margins to the mainstream, mellowing some Republicans in the process.
Amid President Obama’s call to postpone the pain of sequestration, signs that a solution may be elusive.
The Republican Party’s post-election reckoning is not going well.
Originally devised as a solution to the last round of debt-limit negotiations, the fiscal cliff instead sets up another round of hostage taking
Barack Obama dug in Tuesday on his demand that any bargain to avert the so-called fiscal cliff include an agreement to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, warning that a deal would not be reached before the Jan. 1 deadline …
Two weeks after Election Day, Florida Congressman Allen West finally conceded defeat with a 3 a.m. Facebook missive after a preliminary recount extended his opponent’s slender lead. For Democrats, it’s a sweet victory.
Don’t begrudge Ohio its role as the nation’s premier presidential bellwether.