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6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
A New York Times editorial on December 9 warned that while "either side could undermine the November interim agreement, and with it the best chance in 30 years for a genuine thaw in Iranian-American relations, the more serious threat seems to be on the American side."
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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
U.S. stocks fluctuated, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose to a record, as investors watched budget negotiations in Washington and weighed the timing of any cuts to Federal Reserve stimulus.
The Washington Post reported Friday that Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., right, had passed off a draft of tougher nuclear weapons deal with Iran to House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md, left.
Sen. Ron Johnson said he thinks the health care law should no longer be called Obamacare.
Farm policy. Jobless benefits. National defense. The next Federal Reserve chairman.
Negotiators are once again looking to tap federal workers' benefits to help make ends meet elsewhere in the budget, saying government employees may have to pay more into their retirement plans.
One week before a self-imposed deadline, congressional negotiators are trying to clinch a two-year budget deal that would set spending levels and soften deep cuts scheduled to take effect next year.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, discusses the unfinished work of Congress and the struggle for Republican and Democratic budget negotiators to reach a compromise, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah will add TV personality to his rA©sumA© next year, spearheading a forthcoming public access show dubbed "A Capitol Idea with Chaka Fattah."
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown picked up endorsements of his 2014 gubernatorial bid Wednesday from the newly elected chairmen of the county councils in both Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
Oct. 17, 2013: House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, left, R-Wis., accompanied by Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks on Capitol Hill.
House Democrats of all stripes are lining up against a stopgap spending bill that further entrenches the blunt sequester cuts.
Rep. Steny Hoyer vowed Tuesday to oppose a short-term spending bill to prevent a government shutdown on Jan. 15. The minority whip voted with every other House Democrat in October to reopen the government for three months at the fiscal 2013 spending level of $986 billion, which included sequester cuts.