Obama Memoir Confronts Role His Presidency Played In Republican Obstructionism And Trump's Rise"It was as if my very presence in the White House had triggered a deep-seated panic, a sense that the natural order had been disrupted," Obama writes.
Boehner OK With Schock ResignationThe U.S. House Speaker said he was stunned by the announcement. But he says members of Congress must be held to the highest ethical standards.
Social Security In 1935: How Today's Health Law Should EvolveImagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
Government Shutdown Continues, No Progress To Break StalemateThere is no sign of a breakthrough in the federal government shutdown, which entered its eighth day on Tuesday.
Opinion: Sore LosersMembers of the House of Representatives bolted town on Thursday after rejecting a plan advanced by House Speaker John Boehner.
Opinion: GOP Too ExtremeMore than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.
Opinion: GOP A Party Without A PlanWith one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment SolutionSpeaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns From CongressCongressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned from Congress, citing health reasons and an intensifying federal investigation into the use of his campaign funds.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On WomenShe will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Opinion: Quit Gloating And WhiningWe had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!
Opinion: Four More Years Of GridlockEven the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.