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.
The strong February report is giving the president and Democrats new hope heading into tough midterm elections.
Rick Perry said that Republican leaders are leading economic recovery, while Democrat-led states are hurting it.
"Diplomacy is really far less important than the stock movements within Russia," former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.