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.
Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a 2011 law that effectively stops collective bargaining for most public employees.
Action moves to the Senate after the perennially divided House approved a $16 billion bill for veterans health care.