Oversight

Win or Lose, Ryan Will Bear Budget Burden

The speaker who made his name writing aggressive spending blueprints now risks not passing one.

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Play of the Day: Chris Christie Knows Marco Rubio is Caught in a Loop

Is the Floridian repeating a specific talking point or just sponsored by Vine?

Budget Panels Snub OMB Chief on Obama Fiscal Plan

House and Senate committee leaders say they won’t hear testimony from Shaun Donovan on the administration’s fiscal 2017 roadmap.

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Trump and Sanders Are Doing Well Because They Tap Into the Same Anxious Feelings

They both foment outrage at trade policies that have hurt America’s middle class.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders makes a campaign stop in Portsmouth, N.H.

Bernie Sanders' Problem With Democrats

Will the Democratic Party nominate a candidate who hasn't been a member of their party, and who has long denounced it?

On Politics

Three Lanes to the Finish of the 2016 GOP Race

Trump attracts blue-collar support, and Cruz pulls in evangelicals, but can any one candidate lock down college-educated, non-evangelical voters?

Play of the Day: That Awkward Debate Entrance

Ben Carson couldn't quite get on stage Saturday night.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La.

Senator May Try to Block OPM Nominee’s Confirmation Path

Louisiana Republican revives long-standing complaint about ruling on Hill staff under Obamacare.

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Why Bernie Sanders Can't Govern

Hillary Clinton’s realistic attitude is the only thing that can effect change in today’s political climate.

Carly Fiorina speaks at a campaign event in New Hampshire Wednesday.

Carly Fiorina Gets Shut Out of Debate

An intense lobbying effort from the former Hewlett-Packard executive didn’t convince ABC News to let her into the next Republican debate.

Play of the Day: 'Please Clap' for Jeb Bush

The Floridian is having trouble exciting his supporters.

Colin Powell, left, and Condoleezza Rice both served as secretary of State under President George W. Bush

Clinton Email Dispute Ropes in Her Predecessors Powell and Rice

House Oversight chairman plans new probe that ranking member calls partisan.

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Clinton’s Coronation Becomes a Grind

She and Sanders will battle through March, costing her money and precious staff time.

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