by Josh Israel Jul 6, 2016
“We should be willing to shut down the government if the president won’t limit his power."
by Alan Pyke Oct 27, 2015
"You’re happy when hostages get released, you’re relieved," Altman said. "You’re not gonna celebrate just because the ransom wasn’t steeper, but you’re glad it’s something you can afford.”
by Alan Pyke Oct 18, 2015
Asked if Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is a "true conservative," the GOP power-broker would say only that "he's a friend of mine."
by Judd Legum Oct 9, 2015
How did we get to this point? One document, produced by the House Freedom Caucus, holds all the answers.
by Ian Millhiser Sep 30, 2015
Winter is coming.
by Ian Millhiser Sep 25, 2015
John Boehner may be the only person who could save America from an indefinite shutdown.
by Alan Pyke Sep 23, 2015
There was enough money laying around during the 2013 shutdown to continue paying food stamp benefits. Not this time.
by Bryce Covert Mar 24, 2015
Economists agree that Cruz's forced government shutdown and near default hurt, not helped, the economy.
by Judd Legum Dec 10, 2014
With just 35 hours before funding for the federal government runs out, that agreement is in serious Jeopardy.
by Jeff Spross Nov 9, 2014
All signs indicate EPA's rules to cut climate emissions from power plants are Republicans' top target, with a showdown over government funding as the likely result.