Long before someone shot and killed a soldier at Canada’s National War Memorial and a masked gunman rushed into the Canadian Parliament down the street, there was Russell Weston Jr.
2014 isn’t 2004. President Obama’s poll numbers are awful. His party stares at the traditional “second-midterm” slaughter scenario. The numbers appear to favor Republicans.
It’s ironic that Capitol Hill watchers will bill the congressional session slated to hit between mid-November and perhaps early January as “the lame duck.”
Midterm elections hit in five weeks. But Nancy Pelosi already is looking beyond that.
It made for a wild foot chase. A man breached the security barrier at one of the main institutions of American government and dashed toward an unsecured door. He ducked inside the building before...
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.