David A. Fahrenthold

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The president sought to convince Americans that his plans to change immigration laws were well within the precedent set by other administrations and did not amount to amnesty.

  • Nov 20, 2014

Dog and Cat Fur Protection update was one of the reports that spurred lawmakers into action.

  • Nov 13, 2014

At least by the mossy standards of the U.S. Senate. Among the 11 new members, eight are under 60 and one is just 37.

  • Nov 5, 2014

Republicans scored an electoral rout after a bitter campaign in which anger at Washington gridlock was turned against a president who took office promising to transcend it.

  • Nov 5, 2014

The election has become something of a day of reckoning for Democrats, whose battle to keep control of the Senate may rest with outcomes in 13 key states.

  • Nov 3, 2014

Don’t even know what a midterm election is? Read on.

  • Nov 3, 2014

Now that the messaging war is all but over, Democrats focus on turnout — the last great hope of the electoral underdog.

  • Nov 2, 2014

The Massachusetts lawmaker might be one of the few Democrats who are enjoying 2014.

  • Oct 28, 2014

But despite learning from her botched 2010 Senate run, Martha Coakley is tied with two weeks left.

  • Oct 22, 2014

In an obscure corner of the federal bureaucracy, one single office is 990,399 cases behind.

  • Oct 18, 2014
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