We know a lot less about the motives of spree killers than the public discourse suggests.
Speaker Pelosi and House Republicans are waging separate battles with science.
The Party of Lincoln went over the cliff like lemmings in support. It’s tough to see how they recover.
It’s not clear if Congresswoman Liz Cheney wants to run for the open Senate seat in Wyoming. If she did, though, she’d be the prohibitive favorite.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky finds himself in he middle of an historic American scandal, and with a new nickname.
On a day that called for national unity and empathy, President Trump couldn’t help but revert to form.
In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel from the Second Circuit has reinstated Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against The New York Times.
With the Trump Administration continuing to stonewall investigations, the House of Representatives is seeking to ramp up the pressure.
Liz Cheney can pretty much write her own political ticket right now.
Sometimes symbolism is important. This is one of those times.
Nancy Pelosi is “suggesting” to the President that the State of the Union be rescheduled for a time after the government shutdown ends, but it clearly seems like more than just a suggestion.
As the shutdown drags on, Republicans are beginning to fear that members in the House and Senate may begin to fall away from supporting the President.
Is it possible that the solution to the government shutdown is letting the President pretend he got funding for his border wall even though he didn’t?
Republicans scored a win in Court last week, but it seems likely to lead to a political loss in the long-term.
House Republicans reportedly don’t have the votes to fund the President’s border wall.
In the wake of attempted bombing attacks on people he has criticized, the President is blaming the media for poisonous political rhetoric. He needs to look in the mirror.
The odds of an immigration bill passing the House were already low. This morning, President Trump pretty much guaranteed failure.
House Republicans are supposed to vote on one or more immigration bills this week, but can’t even agree what their policy should be.
House Republicans put forward a plan to protect DACA beneficiaries, but President Trump appears to have doomed it already.
After a period where Republicans seemed to be closing the gap, Democrats may be widening their lead heading into November.
Republicans joined with Democrats to advance a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but it’s unlikely to go anywhere beyond that.
Some Republicans are suggesting that Paul Ryan should be pushed out as Speaker before the November elections.
Paul Ryan won’t be running for re-election this year, opening up both a Congressional seat and a leadership spot.
President Trump appeared to change positions on several gun control ideas, but he probably doesn’t mean it.
Despite the activism we’ve seen in the wake of the school shooting in Florida, it’s unlikely that we’ll see significant Congressional action on guns.
Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against The New York Times suffers a significant setback.
The twice-removed Chief Justice is likely getting a promotion.
“Why the hell would we do that?” — White House official.
Sarah Palin has filed a defamation suit against The New York Times alleging defamation in an Editorial linking her to the January 2011 shooting of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. From the facts alleged, she appears to have a good case.
A Congressman was shot, and a staffer and security detail members injured, at a practice session for tomorrow’s Congressional baseball game.
House Republicans are making yet another push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but they once again may not have the votes.
Republicans are saying that repealing the PPACA isn’t off the table, but practically speaking it probably is.
A major legislative defeat for Paul Ryan, the House GOP, and President Trump.
Democrat John Bel Edwards scored an easy victory over Senator David Vitter last night in Louisiana, and Vitter announced that he’d be leaving the Senate after his term is up.
Another political earthquake in Washington as Kevin McCarthy drops out of the race for Speaker, and the House GOP doesn’t seem to know which way to go.
The latest effort by conservative Republicans to oust John Boehner appears to be coming to an unsurprising end.
In the end, the odds that Congress can actually stop the new deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program are pretty low.
Another tone deaf action from leading Republicans.
Several Tea Party backed Members of Congress claim to be challenging John Boehner in tomorrow’s vote for Speaker. They are, of course, delusional.
Despite opposition from both Republicans and Democrats, the compromise budget resolution passed narrowly last night, but not without some last minute drama
The GOP is dominant in the Southern United States, but it’s unlikely to last as long as Democratic dominance of the region did.
Once again, the Tea Party has gotten the best of House GOP Leadership.