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Spending Bill Surprise: Congress Ends Federal Government’s Ban On Medical Marijuana

A major shift in federal drug policy was buried in the 1,603-page spending bill.

December 18, 2014

New Federal Budget Bill Lets Political Parties Cash In

Learn more about the new campaign finance regulations that sparked bipartisan fury.

December 16, 2014

Poll: Democratic, GOP Bases Disenchanted With Their Parties

Both parties have become even more unpopular — and with their own bases, too — in the wake of the cromnibus.

December 16, 2014
US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (C), and Speaker of the House John Boehner, attend a ceremony at the US Capitol, Washington, DC, December 10, 2014 (AFP/Saul Loeb)

The ‘Hunger Games’ Economy

The “cromnibus” spending bill embodies the worst qualities of our government — and our media.

December 15, 2014

Congressional Dealmaking Isn’t Extortion

Is Elizabeth Warren the new Ted Cruz? Not exactly.

December 12, 2014

Breaking Down The ‘Cromnibus’ Vote

Find out who voted for the new spending bill, and who bucked leadership.

December 12, 2014