Topic: Jacob Javits
President Dwight Eisenhower truly believed that budgets should be balanced, and his 1960 budget incorporated severe spending restraint and only minor tax increases, Penner writes.
Did the Senate really used to be a grand institution? Ira Shapiro argues that it was – and not that long ago.
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
09/28/2009 01:00 am