Even in this new age of austerity, sequestration and budget cutting rhetoric, powerful members of Congress are having their way, defending favorite programs and finding money for pet projects…
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.
John Brennan’s confirmation for CIA chief has prompted some interesting debate about counter-terrorism and the use of drones. While that debate has only skimmed the surface, Congress is nearly finished with it, at least for now.
As budget officials wrestle with the sequester, the next cliff is already looming, just weeks away.
By allowing the Democrats to get their way on the Violence Against Women Act, Speaker Boehner is allowing the White House to enjoy a coalition that could lead to passage on immigration, gun control, and energy reform.
In this week’s issue of TIME: After punching Obama hard, can John McCain and Lindsey Graham shake their rival’s hand?
Here’s a two-minute bio on the woman who will likely win Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s congressional seat.
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 …
Sen. Marco Rubio lays out his foreign policy identity: provide ammo and intel to Syria rebels, prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and bone up on foreign aid and humanitarian efforts.
With just days before sequestration kicks in, Republicans have learned to love a policy they once claimed to loathe.
It’s a strange thing, this sequester – especially the Pentagon’s over-reaction. Sure, entitlement spending is driving the budget crisis. But that doesn’t mean military spending should be bullet-proof.
The bickering over the provenance of the sequester belies the fact that very few people in Washington truly know how it will unfold.