December 17, 2012 It used to be commonplace for leaders of the two parties to find common ground. But Democrats and Republicans stopped working together partly as a result of one of their greatest collaborations.
November 5, 2012 Whether it's Obama or Romney, the president will face a party in Congress hostile to his agenda, with no mandate from voters to push things through. With no consensus in the country, power may continue shifting back and forth between the parties.
June 3, 2012 A government scholar says Washington has responded better to the economic downturn — certainly better than its European counterparts — than its reputation might lead people to believe. But not everyone is convinced.
January 5, 2011 At Wednesday morning's bipartisan prayer service, Congress members on the left and right set aside their differences to acknowledge that which unites them: love of country, and service. The mood was short-lived.