Bitter partisanship, ideological clashes, and relentless obstruction have been woven through Washington from the beginning. What is new is the divisions fall along mutually reinforcing lines.» Read More
Congress will take the first steps toward an orderly budget process, beginning what both parties hope is a move away from quick fixes. But the plans will be miles apart ideologically.
Rep. Paul Ryan called his third budget an "invitation" to President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to begin bargaining toward a deal to balance the budget.
A GOP-led panel has been listening to entrepreneurs vent about Obamacare. And boy do they have a lot to say.
Bitter partisanship, ideological clashes, and relentless obstruction have been woven through Washington from the beginning. What is new is the divisions fall along mutually reinforcing lines.
Solutions for overcoming the partisanship that produces political gridlock in Washington.
We're tired of hearing about the sequester and its brutal budget cuts. But this is standard operating procedure in American politics, historians say.
Republicans target Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her soliciting of funds on behalf of a non-profit group.
The White House said it was told on April 24 about the preliminary findings that IRS targets conservative groups.
A sudden improvement in the outlook for the U.S. government deficit over the next decade has alleviated some of the pressure on lawmakers to act.