$85 billion in across-the-board cuts to defense and social programs took effect March 1. The cuts must occur this fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30. Here's how things look.
Republicans propose to balance the budget within 10 years, while Democrats argue that such a move could actually hurt the economy. History suggests the politics may be on Republicans' side.
The announcement that the White House tours were among the first to be felled by sequester cuts fired up critics and saddened D.C.-bound school kids. Now, President Obama wants to make it right.
News that Sarah Palin is writing a book about Christmas has led to an explosion of comment in social-media spaces. Here are the most likely ramifications of this Palin development.
The president's numbers are generally trending downward, polls show. A survey released Tuesday found 45 percent of Americans are happy with Obama's job performance, down from 50 percent in December. What gives?
By taking on the White House over its drone policy and civil liberties, Rand Paul echoed concerns of liberal Democrats. But only one helped him during his filibuster, showing how tribal D.C. is.
The popular White House walk-throughs have been canceled because of the 'sequester,' and Donald Trump is among those offering to help keep them going.