Obama embarks on his biggest staff shift at the White House since 2010, bringing in Washington veterans.
Her challenge to Sen. Mike Enzi and feud with her sister over marriage has upset a state proud of its comity.
The former secretary of state aims to raise global awareness to the progress, or lack of it, that women have made.
The president’s rhetoric doesn’t match the reality of the new law.
Many now speak of Washington as an enemy that threatens their economy and traps them into dependency.
Although a newcomer, he is rapidly becoming the model for GOP politicians throughout the state.
ANALYSIS | After the shutdown debacle, Republicans are figuring out how to deal with outspoken members.
The crisis Congress just averted could play out again in February unless lessons have been learned.
A cautionary report by the Brookings Institution cites a hostile political climate in many states.
They are gambling that by holding tough, they can end a cycle of government by brinkmanship.
Leaders now acknowledge that effort to defund the health-care law has failed, and they’re looking for Plan B.
Obama vows an end to governing by brinkmanship, but history shows that’s how things get done.
Republicans’ prospects for retaking the Senate may be hurt by House-driven government shutdown.
With the prospect of a shutdown that lasts for weeks, GOP scrambles for ways to ease the political pressure.
Karen Tumulty is national political correspondent for The Washington Post. She joined the Post in 2010 from TIME Magazine, where she had held the same title. During her more than 15 years at TIME, Tumulty wrote or co-wrote more than three dozen cover stories. She also held positions with TIME as congressional correspondent and White House correspondent. Before joining TIME in 1994, Tumulty spent 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, where she covered a wide variety of beats. During her time there, she reported on Congress, business, energy and economics out of Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. Tumulty is a native of San Antonio, Texas, where she began her career at the now-defunct San Antonio Light. Tumulty holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas-Austin and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. She is married to Paul Richter, who covers the State Department for the Los Angeles Times. They have two sons, Nicholas and Jack.