Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray, D-Wash., and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., are nearing a budget deal that amounts to little more than a cease-fire.
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
Sharon Nelson, the Democrats’ new leader in the state Senate, is taking over at a time when her party is at its lowest ebb in 16 years
Redmond Ridge residents succeeded in keeping pot businesses out of their community as the Metropolitan King County Council approved zoning for pot growing, processing and retail in unincorporated areas.
Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will seek a seventh term in 2014, setting up a Republican primary that pits an established incumbent who has brought billions of dollars to his home state against a tea party-backed challenger who says federal ...
Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Barack Obama's popularity swooned in November. Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from him a year before ...
Liberals have apparently decided that just getting things moving in the right direction for Obamacare makes all the difference, writes syndicated columnist Ross Douthat.
Eager to draw contrasts with Republicans, the White House is pushing its economic agenda as it attempts to give Democrats something to talk about other than the troubled health care rollout.
The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday.