Both parties agree the federal government should not regulate marijuana laws.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., and Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., talk about how they reached a bipartisan agreement on background checks for gun purchases.
Several freshman members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are pledging to work together to offer what they call common sense solutions aimed at putting the nation's fiscal house back in order.
The Republicans are doomed. Conservatism is over. President Obama is conducting a mop-up operation at this point. That's the basic consensus in places like New York City, Washington, D.C., and other citadels of blue America.
John Cardinal Newman once set down a list of seven rules for writing sermons. His rules apply not just to sermons but to rhetoric in general. Simple and direct as his rules were in the 19th century, naturally they have fallen into neglect in our era of flash and fizz.
Once upon a time, a group of people known as the "Democrats" expressed great fear of tyranny by government. This was a time long, long ago, when a man from a place called Texas, representing a people known as the Republicans, occupied the White House. Leaders of the Democrats feared tyranny by the Republicans and called the man from Texas racist, oppressive and tyrannical.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a longtime advocate of immigration reform and an architect of the new bi-partisan immigration deal, discusses the finer points of what the Senate proposal may entail.