The Washington Post

Barack Obama and John McCain are that couple in high school that kept breaking up and getting back together.

Seven in 10 Americans want their lawmakers to compromise. Politicians still aren't listening.

How Bryce Harper ended partisanship in Washington -- for a few minutes at least.

The Republican has the ear of conservatives in the House GOP and has shown a desire to deal with divided government. Whether that means he can effectively work with the White House remains to be seen.

Under the new congressional map, 83 percent of districts clearly favor one party or another -- up from 80 percent before redistricting.