The Republican Party’s post-election reckoning is not going well.
Republicans’ short-term suspension of the debt limit is a tactical retreat, but it sets up another budget showdown very soon.
In a strategic withdrawal, House Republicans announce plans to pass a short-term debt-limit extension
Many of the pillars of Obama’s plan are popular, but much of the public isn’t convinced tighter gun laws will work.
A new TIME/CNN/ORC poll that will be released Wednesday afternoon finds that a majority of Americans support tighter gun laws.
78 days after Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, the House passed a $51 billion package to provide the region with emergency relief as well as funding to undertake long-term structural repairs
House Republicans’ cost-cutting fervor imperils money for Hurricane Sandy relief.
Tea Party-backed congressman Phil Gingrey becomes perhaps the most conservative member of Congress to open the door to specific limitations on guns.
Here is a thought exercise. It’s 3013. You’re a historian, and you want to teach your students about the temporary dementia that gripped the political-media complex a millennium ago. I submit that you could do worse than to give …
Originally devised as a solution to the last round of debt-limit negotiations, the fiscal cliff instead sets up another round of hostage taking.
Now comes the unpredictable part of the capitol’s high-stakes dealmaking: the rest of the people’s representatives are about to take center stage.
As twilight descended on Washington on Friday afternoon, about 50 gun-control activists clustered on the pavement outside the White House for a candlelight vigil to urge action from the President after a mass shooting at a …