Keystone XL Developer Abandons Project

The project that has been on-again, off-again since 2008 seems to be off for good.

Keystone and Executive Fiat

President-Elect Biden is planning a big first few days, Congress be damned.

Supreme Court Upholds ‘Faithless Elector’ Laws

States can punish Electors who substitute their judgment for those of the voters.

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Joins The Democratic Field

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is the latest entrant into the race for the Democratic nomination for President, and the field isn’t done growing.

Donald Trump v. The Federal Judiciary

President Trump’s latest attack on the Federal Judiciary prompted a rare rebuke from the Chief Justice of the United States.

Republican Obamacare Replacement Bill Pulled From House Floor

A major legislative defeat for Paul Ryan, the House GOP, and President Trump.

Trump Reverses Obama’s Course On Keystone XL Pipeline And Other Projects

President Trump reverses a decision made by President Obama just over a year ago.

Americans Continue To Hate Congress, Will Still Re-Elect That Same Congress

A new Gallup poll shows public approval of Congress once again approaching historic lows, but it means far less than anyone thinks.

Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

To no real surprise, the Obama Administration has rejected the application to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. It is likely to remain an issue in the upcoming Presidential campaign, though.

TransCanada Asks For Delay In Keystone XL Pipeline Review

Another piece of news that all but guarantees the fate of the Keystone XL project will not be resolved before President Obama leaves office.

Canadian Voters Kick Stephen Harper Out Of Office After Nine Years

A political earthquake north of the border.

Hillary Clinton’s Risky Bid To Distance Herself From President Obama

Hillary Clinton has started to distance herself from President Obama on some issues. It’s an understandable strategy, but it carries many risks.

Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against Trade Bill She Negotiated and Touted

Obama’s first Secretary of State has come out against Obama’s Trans Pacific Partnership.

Questions About Foreign Donations To Clinton Foundation Could Dog Hillary’s Campaign

New allegations regarding foreign government donations to the Clinton Foundation seem likely to become a campaign issue.

President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

As expected, President Obama has vetoed the bill that would have authorized the Keystone XL Pipeline.

House Vote, Nebraska Court Decision Push Keystone XL Forward But Obama Continues To Dither

President Obama’s decision on Keystone XL is apparently to delay things long enough so he doesn’t have to decide at all.

Obama And Congress Headed For First Confrontation Over Keystone XL Pipeline

Just one day into the new Congress, the first confrontation is already set.

Cong. Bill Cassidy Defeats Mary Landrieu In La. Runoff, Extending GOP Senate Majority

A crushing but expected defeat for a veteran Democrat.

Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline For Now, Effectively Ends Mary Landrieu’s Political Career

The Keystone XL pipeline bill is dead until the next Senate. Mary Landrieu’s political career, on the other hand, is basically dead for the foreseeable future.

Keystone XL Likely To Pass Senate, But It Won’t Save Mary Landrieu

Approval of the Keystone XL pipeline will likely pass the Senate today, and will eventually go forward despite an expected Presidential veto. But, Mary Landrieu’s political career is still dead.

Will Keystone XL Save Mary Landrieu’s Senate Seat? Probably Not

Mary Landrieu’s Keystone XL Hail Mary isn’t going to save her.

What to Make of the 2014 Wave Election

What happened Tuesday? And what does it tell us about 2016?

Republican Party Wins Senate, Poised To Add To New Majority

2014 was not supposed to be a wave election, but it clearly qualifies as one.

What If Republicans Retake the Senate?

Could the GOP offer a positive governing agenda if they controlled Congress?

Mitch McConnell Promising More Showdowns And Shutdowns If The GOP Wins The Senate

If Republicans win the Senate, what we’ve seen for the past three years could end up seeming tame by comparison.

President Obama Delays Decision On Keystone XL Yet Again

Once again, the Obama Administration punts on the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Negotiating Over The Debt Ceiling Is Not Unprecedented

Contrary to the White House’s arguments, negotiating over the debt ceiling is not at all historically unprecedented.

Republicans Ready Their Next Offer On Shutdown, Debt Ceiling

The outlines of a possible new GOP proposal are emerging. Can it go anywhere?

Republican Plan B: Hold The Debt Ceiling Hostage?

Republicans reportedly have another plan to get what they want on Obamacare and other issues.

Gas Prices About To Become An Election Issue

Prices are rising at the pump, and the candidates for President are starting to notice.

Rising Gas Prices And The 2012 Elections

Rising prices at the pump could lead to problems at the voting booth.

Mitch Daniels Gets The Worst Job In Politics

Mitch Daniels got the unenviable task of responding to the State Of The Union Address last night.

Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

The Obama Administration has halted, for the moment, a pipeline project that has become a political football.

$4.00 Per Gallon Gas By Spring? Bye Bye Economic Recovery?

Higher gas prices in the spring could have an impact on the economy, and the election.

The House Republicans Lost Because They Deserved To Lose

Thanks to their own ineptitude, House Republicans suffered a big defeat this week. They totally deserved it.

Mitch McConnell Pulls The Rug Out From Under The House GOP On Payroll Tax Cut

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has set the House GOP adrift.

Republicans Turning On Their Own Amidst Payroll Tax Fiasco

Some Republicans are starting to realize just how badly the House GOP has messed up this time.

How The House Republicans Completely Mishandled The Payroll Tax Cut Debate

The House GOP doesn’t seem to have any idea what it’s doing right now.