While not conceding on the substance of immigration legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made an important concession on process—one he has not made to conservatives.
‘They caved. They blinked. That’s what they do.’
Why did Democrats cave so quickly? They counted on Trump being Leeroy Jenkins.
The facts of DACA lay bare the fraud underlying the Democrats’ politically motivated, selective shuttering of the federal government.
Will a government shutdown this January give us a baby boom next October? One way to check is to see what happened during the last big shutdown.
Here are four times a Democratic president and Democrat-controlled Congress earned an ‘F for failure of leadership’ amid a government shutdown.
When the shutdown comes this Friday, or anytime thereafter, please consult these rules to determine exactly who you should blame.
In Date-onomics, Jon Birger uses data to explore the dating and marriage dilemmas that single, college-educated women face.
The real source of frustration with House leadership is that they’ve given up the power of the purse. They need to get it back.
If Republicans don’t try (or don’t care) to make an argument for fiscal restraint, Obama will prevail.
Mitch McConnell can’t and won’t defuse the Planned Parenthood atom bomb that’s going to go off in Washington at the end of the month.
It doesn’t matter if you’re Dick Nixon, Chris Christie or head of the condo association, there’s something about authority that turns us into petty tyrants.
While Ross Douthat is correct that the GOP’s current problems are much larger than John Boehner, his defense of Boehner’s tactics before and during the shutdown doesn’t hold water.
Short-Term Continuing Resolutions and creates more wasteful spending. Why do we do it?
The real lesson of the shutdown is to stop lying to yourselves about what’s possible. That’s true of both the Establishment and the Tea Party.
The shutdown drama gave Washington a lot to talk about, but it hasn’t really changed the dynamics of the debate.
John Boehner, Eric Cantor, and Kevin McCarthy should all resign from their leadership posts.
If the debt ceiling is breached, it will be because President Obama accepted Harry Reid’s view of the political ramifications of default.
Hey, remember that idea about continuing the shutdown but making a short term deal on the debt ceiling? Someone who matters agrees.
It was the whole point of the shutdown fight to begin with, regardless of the priorities of other House members.
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