Topic: Julian Zelizer
There’s no reform bill to debate yet, but both sides know that shaping the debate early is crucial to victory.
07/07/2009 01:00 am
It's better for Democrats than 59. But a Senate supermajority didn't much help the last president to have one: Jimmy Carter.
07/01/2009 01:00 am
Republicans on Capitol Hill are acutely aware that the tone and content of the nominee's hearing could redefine the party after two punishing national elections.
06/01/2009 01:00 am
The Senate denied Obama the money to shut down the prison, in part because Democrats didn't want to be seen as soft on terrorism.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
The Democratic lawmaker is under fire over her knowledge of harsh interrogation measures. What did she know and when did she know it?
05/15/2009 01:00 am
Lawmakers face issues ranging from a huge deficit and bank regulations to healthcare reform and climate change.
04/20/2009 01:00 am
On Tuesday, Congress passed the spending bill to keep the government running - 160 days late, and not without some unusual friction between House and Senate leaders.
03/11/2009 01:00 am
Republican members weigh working with Obama versus more traditional opposition role.
02/25/2009 12:00 am
The nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services bowed out Tuesday over tax missteps, as did another Obama pick.
02/03/2009 12:00 am
President Obama would rather look to the future, but Democrats persist in probing the Bush administration’s alleged misdeeds.
01/27/2009 12:00 am