The surrender by Speaker John Boehner on the debt ceiling can be seen as a sign of strength. He felt confident enough to buck his own caucus and could be setting the GOP on a stronger footing for the midterm elections.
Congress has until the end of February to raise the federal government’s borrowing limit, known as the debt ceiling, or the country risks going into default. How is this time different from the previous rounds of debt ceiling politics? Here’s a guide, plus the context.
Mitt Romney and his allies are adamant he won't run for president again. But there are signs it could happen: a humanizing documentary, Chris Christie's woes, and Mr. Romney's active role in public life.
A political firestorm erupted Tuesday when the CBO reported that Obamacare could result in many fewer full-time workers in 2021. But the White House insists that's a good thing: Workers will have more choices.
A seasoned political correspondent shares how she has approached the tricky subject of politics and other hard news with her kids, turning them into educated citizens who can vote on their own without mom looking over their shoulder.
Last year, the Republican Party said it wanted to be inclusive and welcoming on social issues. But social conservatives issued a resolution Wednesday calling on candidates to speak out against abortion.
President Obama's poll numbers are in the doldrums, and he should steer clear of states where the most vulnerable Senate Democrats are fighting for their jobs, analysts say. But Obama has a secret weapon.