Politics Weekly E-mail Newsletter
Apr 9, 2014 — House Republicans cite the former IRS official's attempt to single out Karl Rove's nonprofit — the one that spent $165 million attacking Democrats and helping Republicans.
Apr 4, 2014 — Rep. Jim Moran argues that members of Congress are underpaid. His claim has been greeted with derision, but there's evidence the cost of living in D.C. makes it tough for members of modest means.
Apr 8, 2014 — Most states improved improved their election performance between 2008 and 2012, with overall wait times at polling stations decreasing in many places.
Apr 8, 2014 — The pay equity issue, which President Obama and Democrats are using as a central campaign theme, could also gain traction with male voters.
Apr 8, 2014 — When a Texas Republican congressman criticized Eric Holder Tuesday, the attorney general hit him with a dose of snark.
Apr 4, 2014 — A new ad featuring Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is part of an effort to rebrand the Republican Party — and end its reputation as "the party of no."
Dec 11, 2013 — The agreement by the budget committee chairmen is no grand bargain. It's more like a minibargain. All the really hard stuff was sidestepped because the ideological rift between Washington Democrats and Republicans made it impossible to include those items.
Dec 10, 2013 — The No. 2 Republican in the Senate is the latest GOP incumbent to receive a challenge from the right. In a surprise move, Rep. Steve Stockman, who has a knack for stirring controversy, entered the 2014 Senate race Monday just before the state's filing deadline.
Dec 6, 2013 — Politics in Minnesota and Wisconsin historically have been pretty similar, but that's no longer the case. Wisconsin is now advancing conservative policies and lending a Midwestern face to the Republican Party, while Minnesota's agenda has been among the most liberal.
Dec 5, 2013 — Fissures in the Republican Party have drawn a great deal of attention over the last year. But this week, the Democrats' economic disagreements came into full view. When it comes to Social Security, not all Democrats think expanding the program is a good idea.