Senate members remain divided over a bipartisan amendment helmed by Kirsten Gillibrand
The President’s hour-long apologia Thursday tempered the Democratic panic over Obamacare, but he still faces a hard battle.
Democrats and Republicans struggle to find common ground in talks to avoid the next spending fight.
Suddenly 10% isn’t looking so shabby
The showdown signals a return to congressional trench warfare over executive branch confirmations
Being sworn in on Halloween, with big votes looming
Want answers on Benghazi, Fed books
On the first day they met, they agreed to meet again
Just as the last invented Washington fiscal crisis fades from memory, the next one looms ahead, with little signs of optimism from either side of the aisle
The Senate’s number two Democrat says a GOP leader said something nasty to Obama during the shutdown. The White House says it never happened. They can’t both be right.
The government shutdown isn’t the end of the Republican majority
In the DC shutdown scrum, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and her sister-colleagues of Congress worked together when their male counterparts would not. She lead the bipartisan effort that ultimately prevailed.
And other stuff I learned reporting the Senate women’s story