A video discussion between The Atlantic's Molly Ball and National Journal's Major Garrett.
On this holiday reserved to honor and appreciate the accomplishments of all American presidents, it's also a moment to take stock of what the losers have given us.
The president doesn't propose any major reforms and wants higher taxes, but everyone knows the budget is going nowhere anyway.
As Floridians prepare to head to the polls on Tuesday, Major Garrett and Molly Ball discuss how Gingrich has positioned himself
As the House and Senate return to Washington for the new session, a look at the most important items on their agenda in the year to come.
The very wealthy former Massachusetts governor suggested he'd release his returns in April if he's in line for the nomination.
The former speaker squandered a huge lead in Iowa by letting his personal flaws get the best of him. Now, by going negative, he's making things even worse.
Republicans now must lick their gaping, self-inflicted political wounds and plan for the coming debate over how to pay for the remaining 10-months of a payroll-tax extension
While Gingrich was ascending to Speaker of the House on the back of the "Contract with America," Romney was waging a senate campaign with a much less conservative platform.
What Newt's tenure as a House Republican leader says about his ability to lead an organization
After the latest fight over spending, it's clear that Republicans and Democrats have drifted far apart. Will they ever get along?
Washington has kept the federal government funded, but this week's stalemate was just one battle in a long spending war
The House Republicans spent 360 days of the current fiscal year fighting the budget
If Republicans and Democrats can't solve their latest stalemate, disaster victims will go without federal relief
Republican candidates ganged up on the Texas governor, who stood his ground in the latest GOP presidential forum in Tampa, Fla.
The president's key constituencies have lost faith amid economic gloom. On Thursday, he'll try one more time to pull everyone together.
Washington avoided a credit default, but legislators put off the hard work and outsourced the decisions we elected them to make
The stalemate is over, but the partisan clash over spending and borrowing has irrevocably shifted things in D.C. Here's how.
Obama protected social benefits while Republicans fought off new taxes
President Obama and congressional Republicans both got something they wanted in Sunday's agreement -- but they still want more