January 22, 2013 House Republicans agreed to a short-term increase in the debt limit, but their proposal does a whole lot more than that.
January 22, 2013 There was just too much happiness going on during Monday's inaugural celebration. What better way to sour your good mood than by checking out this week's ScuttleButton puzzle?
January 22, 2013 The president has made clear his desire for an end to more than a decade of "perpetual war." He has readily used drone strikes and other military tools to fight terrorism, but he appears to have no appetite for lengthy conflicts that would require sizable troop deployments.
January 22, 2013 President Obama made history in his inaugural address when he mentioned Stonewall in the same breath as Selma, the Alabama town considered the birthplace of the black-rights movement. A historian discusses what happened at that New York bar in 1969 that kindled the nation's gay-rights movement.
January 22, 2013 Republicans, who control the House, plan to vote Wednesday on a debt limit extension that's tied to a call on the Senate to pass a budget that includes cuts in spending.
January 22, 2013 The President has been inaugurated. Now comes the hard part — getting his agenda through Congress. He also needs to fill the upcoming vacancies in his Cabinet.