But by government standards, that's pretty good.
That includes its employees in uniform.
Deficits are down. But that trend is likely to reverse.
But people don't really believe that.
Congress has already passed a two-year budget agreement, so lawmakers can justifiably dismiss President Obama's new spending plan.
We read the omnibus appropriations bill so you don't have to.
The procedural step required at least 60 votes to succeed, and senators easily surpassed that margin. Here's the tally.
The outcome never in doubt, it was only a question of who might vote against it.
The Wisconsin congressman steps forward.