Topic: Tip Neill
From Minnesota to the NFL to the halls of Congress, negotiations keep devolving into one high-stakes game of chicken after another, as public intransigence works against private compromise.
07/26/2011 08:54 pm
Critics complain that President Obama's federal budget doesn't trim entitlement programs like Medicare and Medicaid. But Obama said that reform will come about through bipartisan negotiation.
02/15/2011 03:48 pm
Democrats and Republicans agree that today's tax system hinders job growth. But tax reform efforts come as many House Republicans also push for $2.5 trillion in spending cuts in next decade.
01/21/2011 11:29 am
The Internet has already had a profound effect on national campaign finance. Now, it is beginning to impact local politics, too.
10/18/2010 07:54 pm
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer emphasizes middle-path strategies for both stimulating growth and controlling deficit spending.
06/24/2010 11:52 am
Rep. John Murtha (D) of Pennsylvania, who died Monday, was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to Congress. He also brought home billions in defense-related earmarks for his struggling district.
02/08/2010 08:13 pm
House Democrats consider a resolution of disapproval for 'You lie!' outburst.
09/15/2009 01:00 am
His most important vote, he said, was against the Iraq War. But he also had major impact on human rights and other issues.
08/28/2009 01:00 am
If Obama wins and Democrats gain greater control in Congress, it could happen.
10/28/2008 01:00 am