In education and healthcare, job performance data are lacking – but that's changing.
We may be on the road to ruin, but too many people are enjoying the ride.
If reports are true, Pakistan's capture of Mullah Abdul Kabir would be fifth Afghan Taliban leader seized in recent weeks.
The Senate voted 62 to 30 to move a $15 billion jobs bill to the Senate floor. Scott Brown of Massachusetts was among the Republicans voting in favor.
Under Obama’s plan, states would be eligible for federal Title I funding only if they adopt new academic standards that are certified as 'college- and career-ready.'
President Obama's health care plan boosts Medicare and investment taxes on the wealthy. But high-cost 'Cadillac plans' catch a break.
Senate Democrats should pass Obama's healthcare plan with 51 votes. Trying to win over Republicans is a waste of time.
Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.