The brief lapse in appropriations had serious underlying causes, and the flip way its correspondents covered the incident led to arguably the dumbest headline in Politico’s history.
By throwing money at the problem of rising drug costs, Republican leaders’ ‘solution’ may end up raising them even faster.
Of course, Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer want to ram the deal through Congress by Thursday evening—because we have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it.
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.
New York Times Magazine Reporter Robert Draper joins Federalist Radio to discuss the tax bill, the future of the Democratic party, and key lessons of 2017.
Senate Republicans should not worsen the spectacle of rationalizing bad policy by attempting to render seven years of arguments they made to the pro-life community meaningless.
The obvious lesson of Roy Moore’s election loss is that angry populism fueled by resentment of ‘elites’ is not the basis for a political movement.
While there is plenty of blame to go around, it’s important to remember that McConnell is the main reason Roy Moore was nominated.
To some Alabamans, Moore is a hero. For many others, voting for him is just a way to support President Trump and defy the GOP establishment—again.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) says he does not remember forcibly kissing a woman and groping her breasts as she slept, but he is sorry anyway.
Continuing resolutions, as military leaders have warned Congress repeatedly, are uniquely devastating to military readiness. It’s been nine years of this.
Flake’s announcement that he will retire at the end of his term rather than run for re-election has been coming for a long time.
On this episode of Federalist Radio, Politico’s Alex Isenstadt shares his reporting on the angry GOP donors and twists happening in state elections.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s backing establishment politicos because that’s how to keep ‘a governing majority.’ What good has that been?
Roy Moore’s victory in the Alabama special election and the Senate’s failed effort to repeal Obamacare point to a GOP whose voters are losing patience.
The way Republican leaders corralled the votes previously left them unable to oppose the president’s agreement to suspend the debt ceiling and fund the government for three months.
Republicans in Congress need to learn that defeated warriors don’t get to pick their battles.
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi debate their takes on current Republican failures in light of this week’s news.
Republican Sen. Dean Heller said he’s ‘pleased’ the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace Obamacare ultimately failed.
‘This is a failure that is at the core of the Republican experience in the last several years and it depends on the fact that they chose to lie.’
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