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Facing First Whip Test, Scalise Gets Good Marks So Far on Border Bill

Incoming vote-counter earns praise as immigration measure heads for floor, but House GOP has little room for error.

Road to Nowhere?

It remains to be seen whether this Congress will do the right thing by acting to replenish the Highway Trust Fund.

Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

The Senate minority leader recruited a reality-TV singer to fight the climate rules.

Reid Maneuvers as Immigration Measure Faces Uncertain Fate

With no sign of compromise on the horizon, Democrats look to put Senate GOP on the spot.

The Secret Weapon to Win Over Voters: Authenticity

It's becoming harder for red-state Democrats to say what they really think on hot-button issues.

Border-State Lawmakers Looking for Distance From Leadership

Republicans and Democrats have struggled to separate themselves from their parties' failures as immigration takes a central role in House races.  

Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Will Remain Open

A law that would close the state's only clinic was ruled unconstitutional Tuesday.

Republicans Condemn Bergdahl Swap

But Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee say the resolution is simply a political move ahead of this week's House vote on suing President Obama.

Meet the Man Now Responsible for Solving the VA Crisis

Robert McDonald got overwhelming bipartisan support during his Senate confirmation vote Tuesday.

Democrat Warns Data Caps Could Undermine Net Neutrality

A government study finds that data caps discourage people from streaming online videos.

Lawmakers Not Happy With Iran Talks–but Aren’t Meddling

Senators question Iran negotiations, but show no signs of interfering. 

Grover Norquist Explains Why He's Going to Burning Man

"Burning Man is a refutation of the argument that the state has a place in nature."

Here's How the Senate Plans to End NSA Mass Surveillance

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a meatier version of the USA Freedom Act that passed the House in May.

House Republicans Unveil Their Border Bill

It looks like it can pass the House. But the Senate is a totally different story.

GOP Colleagues Say Goodbye to Eric Cantor as Majority Leader

The closed-door meeting featured a highlight film and a standing ovation for Cantor.

When Impeachment Becomes Fundraising Bait

The White House lost moral ground by working with congressional Democrats to convert fear to cash.

The Geography of Debt in the U.S.

Americans along both coasts take on the greatest amount of debt, according to a new study, while Southerners suffer the most from overdue bills.

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Facing First Whip Test, Scalise Gets Good Marks So Far on Border Bill

Incoming vote-counter earns praise as immigration measure heads for floor, but House GOP has little room for error.

Road to Nowhere?

It remains to be seen whether this Congress will do the right thing by acting to replenish the Highway Trust Fund.

Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

The Senate minority leader recruited a reality-TV singer to fight the climate rules.

Reid Maneuvers as Immigration Measure Faces Uncertain Fate

With no sign of compromise on the horizon, Democrats look to put Senate GOP on the spot.

The Secret Weapon to Win Over Voters: Authenticity

It's becoming harder for red-state Democrats to say what they really think on hot-button issues.

Border-State Lawmakers Looking for Distance From Leadership

Republicans and Democrats have struggled to separate themselves from their parties' failures as immigration takes a central role in House races.  

Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Will Remain Open

A law that would close the state's only clinic was ruled unconstitutional Tuesday.

Republicans Condemn Bergdahl Swap

But Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee say the resolution is simply a political move ahead of this week's House vote on suing President Obama.

Meet the Man Now Responsible for Solving the VA Crisis

Robert McDonald got overwhelming bipartisan support during his Senate confirmation vote Tuesday.

Democrat Warns Data Caps Could Undermine Net Neutrality

A government study finds that data caps discourage people from streaming online videos.

Lawmakers Not Happy With Iran Talks–but Aren’t Meddling

Senators question Iran negotiations, but show no signs of interfering. 

Grover Norquist Explains Why He's Going to Burning Man

"Burning Man is a refutation of the argument that the state has a place in nature."

Here's How the Senate Plans to End NSA Mass Surveillance

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a meatier version of the USA Freedom Act that passed the House in May.

House Republicans Unveil Their Border Bill

It looks like it can pass the House. But the Senate is a totally different story.

GOP Colleagues Say Goodbye to Eric Cantor as Majority Leader

The closed-door meeting featured a highlight film and a standing ovation for Cantor.

When Impeachment Becomes Fundraising Bait

The White House lost moral ground by working with congressional Democrats to convert fear to cash.

The Geography of Debt in the U.S.

Americans along both coasts take on the greatest amount of debt, according to a new study, while Southerners suffer the most from overdue bills.

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