Dec 4, 2013 — Hispanics make up 17 percent of the nation's population. But they live disproportionately in districts represented by Democrats.
Dec 3, 2013 — In terms of enacting laws, the current Congress is on course to be the least productive in modern times. Some House members think the lack of legislative activity is a positive development.
Nov 19, 2013 — The freshman Republican faces arraignment on the misdemeanor charge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
Nov 15, 2013 — The 39 Democratic "yes" votes on a House bill that party leaders say would undercut the president's health care law come from districts where Obama won by an average of 6 points in the 2012 election. The 153 Democrats who voted "no" come from districts where the president won by an average of 38 points.
Nov 12, 2013 — Science, politics and policy often make for a wicked mix, says commentator Adam Frank. Understanding each for what it really is should help put us on the path to making better decisions for our future.
Nov 11, 2013 — House Republicans are hoping to exploit the Affordable Care Act's problems... Gov. Christie takes a Sunday news show victory lap... veterans programs face more spending cuts.
Oct 15, 2013 — Voters always say they want to "throw the bums out," except when it comes to their own representative. But now, against the backdrop of federal government shutdown, a potential default and general Washington dysfunction, there are signs the public is ready to buck that axiom.
Oct 14, 2013 — President Obama and Congress have until Thursday, Oct. 17, to reach a deal averting a potential credit default by the U.S. government. "We've made tremendous progress. We're not there yet," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday evening.
Oct 3, 2013 — As a result of the government shutdown, members of Congress have been forced to take on some additional responsibilities this week — the kinds of tasks typically handled by junior staffers and interns.
Oct 1, 2013 — Congress went down to the wire Monday night but still failed to compromise on a spending bill, resulting in a partial government shutdown.