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Patricia Millett finally got through the Senate by a simple majority. American democracy is still standing.
Despite the administration's pleas to avoid new sanctions and give the six-month deal a chance to work, many lawmakers are determined to move ahead.
The Right shows fresh signs it will torpedo any deal that swaps sequester cuts for user fees and promises of future spending reductions.
Committee leaders have a fast-track plan to beat the clock. Now they need Republican leadership to sign off on it.
The latest United Technologies/ National Journal Congressional Connection Poll shows 61 percent would undo all or some of the automatic budget cuts.
People in urban areas are finding lots of ways to get around other than driving their cars. They work from home, they bike to work, and they use transit. Cities are a great pla...
National Flog Ourselves Week began last Tuesday when the OECD released its annual global survey of 15-year-olds' abilities in math, reading, and science, based on 2012 data. We...