Unemployment benefits could become a domestic policy rarity—a safety-net issue that isn't automatically mired in a political shouting match.
Iowa Republican one of only 17 Republicans to represent a district President Obama won last year
Congress remains divided over how much—or whether—to curtail the National Security Agency's data-collection program.
Don't expect the relative fiscal peace on the Hill engendered by the budget deal to last for long.
Congress is getting set to tell the Pentagon to create a new body to oversee technologies that facilitate U.S. leaders' communications during nuclear crises.
Democrats are on defense nationally, but they do have a trio of opportunities in long-held GOP districts.