Today the U.S. Congress will vote on an unconstitutional proposal to stop paying themselves a salary if the cannot get their act together. Surely there must be a better way to self-flagellate. Actually, there are at least five.
America’s 57th presidential inaugural featured poetry, patriotism, and pop stars, plus a whole lot of Chuck Schumer
In his second Inaugural Address, the President issues a call to action on climate change, economic equality and gay rights
As Prepared for Delivery:
Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring
TIME’s political team is canvassing Washington, D.C. today, reporting on the Inauguration Day festivities. Follow our updates (and watch the speech live)
Will a new campaign for gun laws quell the mass shootings that are routine in America?
It’s been Washington’s worst kept secret: Just what new gun regulations will Barack Obama and Joe Biden recommend in the wake of the Sandy Hill Elementary mass shooting?
After historic Biden-NRA meeting, the VP is expected to make three recommendations: extended background checks, limited access to high capacity magazines, and federal authority to track gun sales and crime weapons.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney refused to rule out the possibility of minting a $1 trillion platinum coin to solve the debt ceiling crisis. In a graphic, Republicans argue that the weight of the coin would have sunk the Titanic.
In Washington, consolation prizes–pleasing the base, appearing tough and strong, handling negotiations better–are really the only victories in town.
So you want to know what happens next? Don’t we all.
I happen to work in an industry built upon two things: reliable reporting about what has happened, and unreliable projections about what might happen in the future. It’s not that the projections are always wrong. It’s just that you would be a fool to believe that they are …
Social networks are transforming the way campaigns are conducted.