Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Aaron Schock

Private Plane Rides Have Bumpy Congressional History

Aaron Schock is hardly the first congressman to get in trouble with a private plane.

February 27, 2015
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Congressional Republicans Continue To Fight Over Homeland Security Funds

Many Republicans aren’t ready to back away from their homeland security shutdown plan.

February 26, 2015
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Endorse This: A Kiss From John Boehner?

Watch Speaker John Boehner really play hard-to-get with the press corps.

February 26, 2015
BibiRepublican

Cartoon: Bibi’s New Caucus

Benjamin Netanyahu links up with the GOP.

February 26, 2015
Mitch McConnell

Senate Leaders Reach Deal To Avoid Homeland Security Shutdown

The Senate is moving forward on DHS funding — but John Boehner and the House still need to act.

February 25, 2015
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Congress Investigating D.C. Marijuana Legalization

House Republicans are going to war with Washington D.C. over marijuana.

February 25, 2015
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Senate Democrats Show Limits Of GOP Spending Strategy

Congressional Republicans are coming to understand the flaws in their strategy.

February 25, 2015
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Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline Bill, Heightening Clash With GOP

President Obama has officially rejected Congress’ Keystone XL bill.

February 24, 2015
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

McConnell Move Gets Mixed Reaction As Funding Deadline Nears

Is it too late for Republicans to avoid a DHS shutdown?

February 24, 2015
John Boehner Steve Scalise

Many Republicans Gambling That A New Shutdown Would Not Hurt Their Party

Republicans seem committed to their worst idea yet.

February 23, 2015
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Homeland Security Chief Warns Mall Shoppers On Threat, Pleads For Funding

Jeh Johnson is making a serious case against the GOP’s plan to shut down DHS.

February 23, 2015
Barbara Boxer

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Women Make More Effective Legislators Than Men

Nobody in Congress does bipartisanship very well — but female legislators are more successful than the men.

February 20, 2015
David Vitter

Senator Continuing Investigation Into Congressional Health Care Enrollment

David Vitter isn’t giving up his anti-Obamacare crusade.

February 20, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu

U.S.-Israel Ties Worsen Over Alleged Leak Of Details In Iran Talks

Has Benjamin Netanyahu gone too far this time?

February 20, 2015
Jim Inhofe

Forging Our Future

Some leaders are taking climate concerns and the need for greener energy more seriously than others.

February 19, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu

Nearly Two Dozen House Democrats Call For Netanyahu Delay

23 House Democrats signed a letter calling on Speaker Boehner to postpone Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech.

February 19, 2015
Steve Scalise

In Richmond’s Defense Of Fellow Lawmaker Scalise, A History Of Camaraderie

There’s a reason that progressive Rep. Cedric Richmond didn’t rush to bury Steve Scalise.

February 19, 2015
John Boehner

How Republican ‘Success’ Could Sink The GOP Presidential Nominee

Republicans are beating Obama on immigration reform — and their reward may be President Hillary Clinton.

February 19, 2015
Mitch McConnell

The GOP’s Freudian Moment

Is it too late for bipartisanship in Congress?

February 19, 2015
John Boehner 2-13

Boehner Offered Free Pass Out Of Shutdown Mess, But He Doesn’t Want To Take It

Republicans appear fully committed to another shutdown crisis.

February 17, 2015
Patty Murray

Tough Slog Ahead In Congress For No Child Rewrite

Can Republicans and Democrats get together to fix the education law?

February 17, 2015
John McCain

Changing Of The Guard On Oversight Panels

Is Congress still capable of bipartisan oversight?

February 16, 2015
John Boehner 2-13

Boehner Slams White House ‘Animosity’ Toward Netanyahu

Speaker Boehner’s excuse for going behind President Obama’s back is sure to make waves.

February 16, 2015
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As Cuba Policy Moves Forward, Chief Critic Rubio Faces Stiff Odds Reversing It

Senator Rubio appears to be fighting a losing battle on Cuba.

February 16, 2015
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Boehner Says Obama’s Military Authorization Request Falls Short

Congressional Republicans are taking aim at President Obama’s request to authorize war against ISIS.

February 16, 2015