Throughout US history, major change has begotten radical rhetoric from both political parties. Healthcare reform is no different – and heated words can sometimes spark violence.
Republicans aim to raise amendments and procedural motions, followed by votes that could go on for days during reconciliation. Democrats vow to pass the healthcare fixes unchanged.
Think you can hide out in cyberspace? Think again. The FBI is all over Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.
States can have more influence on American lives in everything from same sex marriage to medical marijuana because state legislators get along in ways not possible in Washington's political gridlock.
President Obama is pushing for passage of healthcare reform by month’s end. Is ‘reconciliation’ that obscure?
John Shadegg, representing Arizona's 3rd congressional district, will retire in 2010. Shadegg's district has leaned Republican by 9 percentage points in the previous two presidential elections. The Cook Political Report rates this a 'Likely Republican' district.
Breaking partisan stalemate, 13 Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday to approve a $15 billion jobs bill. Both sides see the cooperation as a template for progress on future legislation.