Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surprise ousting of a top House Democrat raises urgent questions for a party desperate for power.
There is a special kind of irony in criticizing Scalise, the victim of a political assassination attempt, for speaking out about political discourse.
Some conservatives are unwilling to accept the status quo. They are pushing back against congressional inertia and conservative fatalism as they urge Congress to roll back the Obamacare regime.
At the root of the present border nightmare is the abandonment of responsibility for immigration policy by the legislative branch.
Mary Katharine Ham and Elaina Plott follow the story of Rep. Steve Scalise over the last year, from his nearly fatal injury in Alexandria, to the rumors of a potential Paul Ryan successor.
Both parties should aim to reestablish checks and balances that have been piddled away over the past six decades, so Congress can reassert its proper role in American governance.
Partisans tend to conflate their policy preferences with ‘the rule of law.’ But you don’t get to fabricate a new Constitution just because you don’t like President Trump.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein literally laughed at Congress’s right to oversee him and declared he will not change how he does business.
Only when members become willing to take tough votes, and to abide by the outcome even if it results in policy outcomes they disfavor, will the process become more open and transparent.
The Jeff Flake of yore makes the current Jeff Flake, now a U.S. senator, look like a tinny, whiny, self-congratulatory version of his former self.
Lt. Col. Daniel Davis joins Federalist Radio to discuss the foreign policy leaders surrounding President Trump and what role Congress plays in our foreign engagements.
A trove of new polling shows the once-formidable lead Democrats had in the generic congressional ballot is nearly gone.
While President Trump undoubtedly introduced more foibles into the legislative process, he has not changed its fundamental dynamic.
At the end of 2016, I thought Paul Ryan had a plan, and that achieving consensus on a plan would prove the tough part. But Ryan didn’t even have a plan.
Members of Congress have it within their collective power to change the ways their respective chambers act—if only they have the political will.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg sported a really disturbing hairstyle, while testifying before Congress on Tuesday afternoon.
Tim Alberta has profiled a number of prominent figures inside and outside of DC, including John Boehner, Dave Ramsey, Pat Buchanan and more.
In trade war terms, Trump’s tariffs are the equivalent of invading Iraq without first getting a UN resolution—or congressional authorization.
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