Could Congress be approaching functionality?
After years of a lack of productivity, Congress seems to be getting its act together. Maybe.
Puerto Rico wishes it could declare bankruptcy
The country is in the midst of a financial crisis as record numbers of Puerto Ricans are moving to the U.S.
Why neither party wants a shutdown right now
Threatening a government shutdown isn't usually a very viable strategy, especially going into an election year.
How Republicans talk about Islam: then vs. now
Post-9/11, President Bush made it clear: Islam is a peaceful religion. So why won't anyone running for the Republican nomination say that now?
Trump's black clergy endorsement sputtered out
The meeting was billed as a huge endorsement announcement but became private after one Trump supporter said there was a "miscommunication."
Black pastors say Trump meeting not endorsement
Some black evangelical leaders were surprised to hear a meeting with Donald Trump was touted as an endorsement.