Speaker John Boehner is finally folding on a battle over security funding, after squandering the first two months of Republican control in Congress.
A powerful speech, received in very different ways by different audiences
If today's world resembles Europe on the eve of invasion, carnage, and the Holocaust, then Prime Minister Netanyahu's warnings are prudent and wise. But what if that's a bad description of today's world?
The retired general will pay $40,000 and get two years' probation. Not all leakers are so lucky.
Jo Becker offers perspective on surging acceptance—and continued obstacles—in the fight for marriage equality.
Even if proponents of the NSA win over public opinion, their agenda will still be contrary to the Fourth Amendment.
Many employers use dress codes to keep visibly religious employees out of sight. Now, the Supreme Court has a chance to end the practice.
At face value, this speech makes no sense. But there may be a deeper logic to the Israeli prime minister's determination to speak to Congress.
The former secretary of state possibly violated federal regulations by using a private e-mail account to conduct government business during her tenure at Foggy Bottom.
The chairman of California's costly and controversial infrastructure project explains why (in his view) it actually will get built—and whether its champion, 77-year-old Governor Jerry Brown, is likely to be able to take a ride.
Nelson Shanks says his presidential painting features a reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous outfit.
Maryland Democrat Barbara Mikulski has worked to unite female senators since 1987.
The GOP can redouble its opposition to the Affordable Care Act, or it can try to fix those features it finds most obnoxious.
A century after the Seventeenth Amendment transferred that power to the voters, legislatures and governors are devising new ways to retain it for themselves.
If states want to dig themselves out from the difficulties of mass incarceration, they can begin by creating employment programs for newly released inmates.
With the department poised to shut down at midnight Friday, Congress passes a one-week extension of funding.
Does the political class overrate the necessity of diplomacy experience in presidential candidates?
Views he recently expressed on foreign policy suggest inadequate reflection on the Iraq War and its lessons.
Getting private school kids outside of their bubbles is more valuable than introducing them to the elite academic subculture a few years early.
With talk of bridging partisan divides, the Democratic frontrunner is adopting a tone she once mocked in 2008.
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