Nelson Mandela memorial: Who’s in attendance

Three former U.S. president joined leaders from around the world in Johannesburg.


On Obamacare, Republicans test the definition of insanity

Republicans try yet again to roll back Obamacare.


Oh, snap! The GOP misfires on food stamps.

(Tom Toles)

In trying to appeal to conservatives, Republicans are alienating the electorate.

Farm Bill passes in House, without food stamp funding

Republicans plan to hold a separate vote on food stamps later this month.

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus tweet the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary

Black members of Congress tweet their anniversary experience


Congressional committee demands assurances NFL will start HGH testing

Lawmakers want NFL to begin long-delayed blood testing program for human growth hormone by the start of this season.


Views from the Mall

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Three participants in the March on Washington share their memories.


Farm bill passes narrowly in House, without food stamp funding

(Rebecca Rolfe)

Vote was close and spells trouble for talks with Senate on a final deal.

36 times when Congress sounded like a hipster

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