| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Like bickering siblings who keep quibbling over childhood slights, Republicans and Democrats keep finding new ways to fight over abortion.
The latest episodes involve Republicans' attempt to apply the long-standing limitation on federal funding for...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:16 AM
An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world's oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of America's regulatory and redistributive...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:57 PM
The surprise retirement of Sen. Harry Reid, the gritty top Democrat in Congress, risks unraveling perhaps the biggest accomplishment of his combative decade in leadership: keeping unruly Democrats united in support of President Obama's agenda and...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:48 PM
In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years.
The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Rep. Chris Van Hollen secured the endorsement of several Montgomery County officials in his campaign for Senate on Monday and dismissed a pair of national liberal groups that are calling for Rep. Donna F. Edwards to enter the race.
Van Hollen, the...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:40 PM
We all have things we'd rather not read and don't have to read — the brochure that comes with the electric bill, the nutrition information for a Little Caesars bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza, "Paradise Lost." Members of Congress have the same...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:50 PM
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It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style.
This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as:
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| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:22 PM
President Obama formally asked Congress to authorize military operations against Islamic State, seeking to put lawmakers on record in support of a Middle East conflict that seems likely to intensify in coming months and last beyond the end of his time...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:13 PM
Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:30 AM
After 14 years in Congress, Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank is finally getting the kind of coverage that ambitious politicians crave: CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC and NPR have all come calling in recent weeks.
Schiff's newly acquired media platform —...