Defense hawks on both sides of the aisle are pointing to the new war against the Islamic State to revive efforts to roll back across-the-board Pentagon budget cuts.
President Obama’s push for new authority to arm and train Syrian rebels, while earning him rare bipartisan praise, could also imperil congressional efforts to pass a stopgap spending bill and avoid...
Congress, despite past pledges to give them up, continues to use “sweeteners” latched to unsavory bills to make the dish edible. Or at least passable.
A half-century ago this week, a major infrastructure project awarded the American electorate one of its favorite political scapegoats: The Beltway.
Congress returns to session in early September, and the odds favor lawmakers working out a deal to avoid another budget deadlock -- but failure is an option.
Congress once again is scrambling at the 11th hour to strike a compromise on urgent legislation as the House and Senate clash over how to address the border crisis.
The congressional strife over trying to approve President Obama's supplemental spending request to combat the border crisis boils down to one thing: ownership of the issue.
George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley and former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger engaged in an intense but friendly back-and-forth on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
House Speaker John Boehner was non-committal Wednesday morning when asked about prospects for approving President Obama's $4.3 billion emergency spending bill to tackle the dilemma over the border...