More than 100 lawmakers ask Obama to seek congressional approval on Syria strikes

List of lawmakers includes dozens of Republicans and several Democrats.

The Morning Plum: Where's that conservative backlash on immigration?

Another House Republican comes out for comprehensive reform. But does it matter?

Democratic special election streak headed for an end?

Democrats appear set to lose a special election in Nevada.

Congressional discourse getting dumber, study says

2CHAMBERS | Congress collectively speaks at almost a full grade-level lower than it did seven years ago, a new study finds.

Fix prediction contest: NV-02 and NY-09 special elections!

Voters are voting in Nevada and New York today, and that means it’s time for another Fix prediction contest.

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Obama’s top speechwriter has his eyes on the White House exit signs

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Speechwriter Jon Favreau, who helped craft many Obama addresses, is considering his next career move.

Sharron Angle not running in ‘illegitimate’ special election

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Former Senate candidate Sharron Angle (R) will not run in the special election for a Nevada House seat later this year, she announced on Wednesday.