Meals and merlot can soothe raw relationships, but they won’t soften Republican opposition to higher taxes, or Democrats’ determination to preserve entitlement programs.
The House Republican stopgap bill locks in the sequester cuts while cushioning their impact on party priorities.
At about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, Kentucky Republican Rand Paul took the floor of the Senate to launch one of the chamber’s rarest spectacles: a genuine filibuster.
As budget officials wrestle with the sequester, the next cliff is already looming, just weeks away.
You changed the channel, you clicked away from the headlines, and you tried to ignore it. But the sequester can no longer be avoided. On March 1, the latest dysfunctional deadlock in Washington will trigger $85 billion in …
With just days before sequestration kicks in, Republicans have learned to love a policy they once claimed to loathe.
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.
The heart of Obama’s expansive speech was a stirring call to curb gun violence
A new ad takes aim at actress Ashley Judd, who is reportedly considering a run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate seat in Kentucky
Amid President Obama’s call to postpone the pain of sequestration, signs that a solution may be elusive.
The passing of a loved one prompts the first public release of the 43rd President’s artwork
The task of pitching an immigration-reform bill to the conservative press has fallen to the Republican star.