What to expect when Shinseki testifies about VA troubles on Thursday

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee will likely question Shinseki about recent allegations that the VA covered up treatment delays at several health clinics.

Claims that the budget deal limits Senate minority rights and could lead to tax hikes

Opponents of the bipartisan budget deal say it had hidden rules that could lead to tax increases. That’s a stretch.

Lawmakers react to Cruz’s marathon speech on Twitter

A sampling of the reaction to Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) filibuster from fellow members of Congress on Twitter.