There’s a lot of pomp and circumstance that surrounds any president’s State of the Union address, and it doesn’t always go off without a glitch.
Tonight marks the annual State of the Union tradition, when a sitting president visits Congress and reads the nation its report card. The State of
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A U. S. Capitol Police special agent helped unravel the case of the disgruntled bartender who was indicted last week in an apparent plot to
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Washington gets whipped up about investigations but many of them go nowhere. From Benghazi to Bridgegate, data reporter Elizabeth Scheltens decodes some of DC's dead-end inquiries.
We’ve all been watching events unfold in Paris with sinking horror. Another terrorist attack, turning police, civilians, writers and satirists into blood and meat.
Monday was not a good day for the federal government. In the middle of President Obama’s speech at the Federal Trade Commission to announce his
Is Warrenism spreading within the Democratic Party? For those who hope the answer is yes, Monday was a good day. Rep. Chris Van Hollen of
I recently had occasion to spend a week around the nurses who work at Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. After a few days, I
Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Democrat of Massachusetts who often has the word “populist” near her name, gave a speech Wednesday that was billed as a Major