Using funds appropriated for congressional operations to fight court battles on behalf of the Defense of Marriage Act turned out to be a bad deal for taxpayers and DOMA supporters alike.
Prime Minister Erdoğan should either redirect his policies toward building cohesion or turn the reins of power over to someone who can.
The Federal Aviation Administration “fix” demonstrates how clueless Congress remains about the mischief it has created.
Airlines for America CEO Nick Calio’s recent lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration demonstrates that lobbyists today aren’t as invested in the details as they used to be.
Reporting that says that the blame for the sequester is to be shared is probably not wrong. But among those who should be at the forefront of sharing that blame are the nation's newspapers and broadcasters.
The billions of dollars in savings promised by the sequester could turn out to be no more than a pipe dream.
Facing three potential fiscal crises in the next 10 weeks, House Republicans and the president would do well to look back at the 1995 government shutdown for compromise ideas and lessons learned.
What we now call “debt limit legislation” should be called “deadbeat legislation.”
The election sends a clear signal to congressional Republicans: Don’t push the country over the fiscal cliff in order to protect the tax cuts for millionaires.
The Obama administration’s requests for more overseas security funding for embassies and consulates have been repeatedly rebuffed by conservatives in Congress, led by House Republicans.
Scott Lilly discusses the political career and history of George McGovern, a former U.S. senator who passed away this weekend.
An article originally published on CNN discusses the political career and history of former Sen. George McGovern.
A mid-September outbreak of amnesia seems to plague Capitol Hill. That outbreak appears to coincide with a growing awareness of the myriad of unpleasant consequences that will occuras a result of the across-the-board cuts enacted by Congress a little more than a year ago. To date, the victim of this scourge who appears to have […]
In Virginia and elsewhere, many counties that supported Sen. McCain in 2008 rely heavily on government assistance and pay less in federal taxes, yet Gov. Romney seems to say he’ll ignore them.
Dozens of foreign service officers working abroad have died in the line of duty, yet the House of Representatives repeatedly cut funding for the most basic security measures.