Policy Areas

April 15, 2014

Harman on lack of tougher Russia sanctions: 'Beats me'

“I mean, who do we think these people inside Ukraine are? Martians?" she asked. 
April 15, 2014

Tax day socks wealthy

The richest taxpayers will find their wallets hundreds of thousands of dollars lighter today.
April 15, 2014

Feds play waiting game at Nevada ranch

Federal officials appear to be waiting out Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters.
April 14, 2014

Reid on cattle ranch dispute: 'It’s not over'

Reid sided with federal officials in the dispute over grazing rights.
April 14, 2014

‘Huge loopholes’ in new NSA policy?

Privacy advocates are criticizing the administration's response to the "Heartbleed" glitch.
April 14, 2014

CBO forecasts a drop, then a sharp rise in federal deficit

The CBO projects a $492 billion deficit for 2014, down from $514 billion.
April 11, 2014

Obama decries ‘bogus’ voter fraud complaints

The president accused the GOP of trying to prevent people from voting.
April 11, 2014

GOP hits ObamaCare, not Sebelius

Republicans are hitting the healthcare law, not the departing HHS secretary.
April 11, 2014

Bush stands by 'act of love' comments on immigration

Some Republicans characterized his remarks as pandering to the Hispanic community.
April 10, 2014

Reid will bail on Friday votes

In a rare Friday session, Reid is expected to postpone nomination votes until after recess.