Amid a pile of unfinished bills, a breakthrough on VA reform
Congress doesn't have a monopoly on polarization. America lives and breathes it.
'Doc fix' legislation proposes to again delay cuts to safety net hospitals.
Wives govern similarly to their late husbands after they take over a congressional seat, but with critical differences, new data shows.
67 percent of Americans say they’d be more likely to vote for a candidate who supports cutting federal spending. But 67% also said they’d want a candidate who “is committed to bringing federal dollars and projects to the local area.”
Explore 60 years of deficits - and the occasional surplus - in an interactive chart.
How does a bill become a law? Usually, it doesn't.
1.3 million workers lost their jobless benefits on Dec. 28 when an emergency program to help the unemployed expired.
Plus: Avoiding a government shutdown, confirming Janet Yellen, dealing with 55 expired tax breaks...
The Ryan-Murray budget deal shows how broken Congress really is.
Imma let you finish, but Americans think this is one of the worst congresses of all time!
On the whole, the U.S. will be spending far less on discretionary programs in 2014 than either side envisioned three years ago.
The deal under discussion would provide some relief from sequestration in exchange for cuts elsewhere and possible new revenues.
Some in Silicon Valley think Washington's dysfunction doesn't affect them. Here's why they're wrong.
Blame the law. And the Constitution. And Congress for not changing the law.
He's the guy in charge of the worst-performing part of one of the worst-performing Congresses in history
Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) is unsatisfied with his $172,000 salary. We shouldn't feel sorry for him, but we should give him a raise.
The Facebook founder risks underestimating how clogged things are in Washington.
A few days of bad press coverage is a lot better than a few years of a bad war.
Remember that depressing model schedule that said congressmen should spend half their days fundraising? They ignore it.