As Clinton Releases Infrastructure Plan, Congress Wrestles With Its Own Bill

Clinton’s tax-reform plan might seem ideal, but Congress is stuck with a pay-for patchwork.

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Congress's AUMF Debate in the Wake of the Paris Terrorist Attacks

The Paris attacks have brought new proposals, but legislators seem no closer to passing a resolution.

Lawmakers Ask If Policy Limiting ‘Burrowing In’ Of Political Appointees Has Worked

GAO's last study of the practice was released more than five years ago.

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State Releases Another Batch of Hillary Clinton Emails

The State Department has released thousands of more pages of messages from Clinton’s time at the agency.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (center) and Sens. John Thune and John Cornyn hold a news conference on the Paris attacks and refugees.

Congress Returns From Recess Facing Dec. 11 Deadline to Avoid a Shutdown

Battles also lie ahead over climate talks, Obamacare and Planned Parenthood.

On Politics

The President Again Tries to Right the Ship

Still searching for the proper tone in the wake of the Paris attacks, Obama held his third press conference in eight days.

On Politics

Forget the 2016 Polls: Nobody Knows Anything Yet

The campaigns and the political media are fixated on the presidential race—but actual voters aren’t.

Multi-year ice melting.

NOAA Chief Spars with Lawmaker Over Climate Change Data

Administrator Kathryn Sullivan declined to turn over requested documents, but instead offered briefings.

Play of the Day: Giving Equal Time to 2016 Candidates

Stephen Colbert has figured out loopholes in the rule.

She wasn't even born here.

Play of the Day: A Symbol of Immigration Needs to be Vetted

Stephen Colbert isn't so sure about 'that big green lady' in New York Harbor.

Paul Ryan held a news briefing on the bill Thursday.

House Vote Gives GOP the Upper Hand in Refugee Fight

Enough Democrats backed Thursday’s bill that it will be hard for the White House to head off future efforts.

Paul Ryan and Steve Scalise spoke on the issue of Syrian refugees Tuesday in Washington.

Republicans Try to Deploy Red Tape to Tangle the Refugee Program

A House proposal likely to pass on Thursday wouldn’t shut the nation’s doors to people fleeing Syria and Iraq, but that could be the practical effect.