After years of quiet stagnation, the veterans benefits claim backlog has finally caught Congress’ attention.
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states.
THE MOST far-reaching overhaul of the nation’s immigration system in a generation has emerged mostly unscathed from the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Robert Kaiser on Dodd-Frank: 'This example of Congress working also illuminated why it works so rarely.'
Almost three years ago, the Dodd-Frank Act was enacted, a sweeping piece of legislation aimed at overhauling regulation of the financial system.
Congress seems to be stepping into the vacuum left by the administration’s non-policy on Syria. At least it appears that way from the bipartisan vote ...
Americans are deeply divided over President Obama's ability to bring the country together in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, the latest sign ...
It seeks to legalize most of the country's 11 million unauthorized residents.
Political Wire: “A new Harvard study contacted over 7,000 election administrators in 28 states and found they provided different information about ...
About 140 major political contributors, including 52 fund-raisers for President Obama, have signed a letter to Gov. Andrew M.