September 27, 2013 A political journalist tells congressional Republicans to pull the trigger on a government shutdown and debt default... Speaker Boehner's attempt to placate his House GOP caucus' hardliners fails ... Someone goes cute and furry to sell Obamacare.
November 1, 2011 A woman who filed a sexual-harassment complaint against front-running GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain more than a decade ago has confirmed for NPR the accuracy of a published report asserting that Cain was the target of two such complaints by female subordinates when he headed the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s
August 12, 2011 The congressional supercommittee faces the task of cutting at least $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit over the next 10 years. Those seeking to influence the panel's recommendations also see a chance for gains.
September 28, 2010 The high hopes President Obama helped create in 2008 have crashed into harsh reality. Perhaps voters expected too much. Perhaps Obama promised too much.
September 27, 2010 A new survey from Politico and George Washington University signals discontent with the president over changes in health care laws and his efforts to get the economy moving.
December 8, 2009 On a regular basis the Ombudsman's office gets complaints about Mara Liasson and Juan Williams appearing on Fox. But ever since Politico did a story implying that the White House asked NPR to remove Liasson from Fox —which is did not —an unusual...