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Blocking the Vote

A big country has big problems—but the systematic failure of congressional leadership is making them impossible to tackle. 

Who's Behind the Boss's Twitter?

From assistants to chiefs of staff, it takes a village to raise those tweets and Facebook posts.

Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

An AIPAC-approved letter isn't gathering enough signatures to send a message to the president.

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Armed Services will mark up a resolution Tuesday condemning the president for negotiating with terrorists.

Political Insiders: Money for the Border Can Help Both Democrats and Republicans

But the two parties have very different reasons for supporting emergency funding to address the crisis.

What Patty Murray's HELP Committee Would Look Like

Her succession isn't written in stone, but some are already preparing for the next top Democrat.

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'

"This has nothing to do with the law. This has to do with trying to manage some of the extremists, in your party—some of the cuckoo clocks who have been talking about impea...

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Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

An AIPAC-approved letter isn't gathering enough signatures to send a message to the president.

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Armed Services will mark up a resolution Tuesday condemning the president for negotiating with terrorists.

Political Insiders: Money for the Border Can Help Both Democrats and Republicans

But the two parties have very different reasons for supporting emergency funding to address the crisis.

What Patty Murray's HELP Committee Would Look Like

Her succession isn't written in stone, but some are already preparing for the next top Democrat.

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'

"This has nothing to do with the law. This has to do with trying to manage some of the extremists, in your party—some of the cuckoo clocks who have been talking about impea...

Boehner: House Will Vote to Avoid Shutdown in September

The speaker promises a short-term CR that would kick big spending decisions to the lame-duck.

Paul Ryan Offers a Way Forward for GOP on Poverty

The Republican's "discussion draft" could help the party navigate a tough issue in the midterm elections.

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