Republicans lay out tough path for undocumented immigrants to get legal status
A legislative fixture, the lawmaker helped pass the Affordable Care Act and authored the Clean Air Act
It’s that time of year when elected officials, political junkies and the national press corps tune their antennae toward Capitol Hill for the State of the Union Address and opposition-party response. The Constitution requires the President to tell Congress where the country stands; more than 40 years of political tradition empower the
It’s an American original, repeated year after year
Trey Radel had vowed to stay in office despite his October arrest
“I smoke cigarettes and I’m not giving that up to be President of the United States,” he tells Jay Leno.
Next standoff over federal debt ceiling will come earlier than expected
Citing health and other concerns, ‘Dr. No’ says no more
The passage of a massive budget bill Thursday isn’t a sign of things to come
Not long ago, appropriations cardinals had the best jobs in Washington. They didn’t just have the power of the purse; they got to brag about how they used it. But three years ago, when profligate spending became a political …
Conservative groups are furious
Government spent $172 million on the erectile dysfunction tool over six years
One month after Congress passed a two-year budget deal, leaders have struck a compromise allocating over $1 trillion to fund the government for the next year.
“There will be no shutdown,” said Senate Appropriations …