Federal funding for contraception is in the crosshairs of Republicans as they push their anti-abortion agenda.
As Congress struggles to agree on a long-overdue budget and spending bills, the devil is in the details as Republicans are trying to sneak through provisions that would harm the environment, public health and democracy.
President Donald Trump and the GOP are about to pull off the biggest heist in world history — they just have to fool their supporters one last time.
A trio of Ukrainian oligarchs sought to make tens of millions from frozen assets stolen by former President Viktor Yanukovych.
Russia has been highly effective in meddling in elections abroad but Vladimir Putin’s regime is immune to payback.
Puerto Rico disappeared from the headlines soon after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. But no news isn’t good news in this case. We looked at what experts had to say about the effect of the storm and the ongoing recovery.
After a federal official told staff not to use certain words in budget documents, the pushback was huge. But there might have been a method to this madness.
The final version of the GOP tax bill is about to be voted on by Congress. But what’s in store for the American people? And does even Congress know? Here are some short takes from around the web that we found insightful.
The recent roll-back of net neutrality rules by the FCC, the daily Trump tweet scandals, and the looming GOP tax bill have some Democrats feeling fatigued. But with the 2018 elections on the horizon, they need to stay focused if they want to succeed.
In the wake of a national tragedy, we often hear politicians insisting the other side not “politicize” the event. Having national debates can be hard, but should there be limitations to what can be discussed and when?
US democracy is under attack from foreign and domestic forces. Why is nobody doing anything about it?