Despite his outwardly even-keeled demeanor, Sen. Minority Leader has had a target on his back for both Republicans and Democrats in the last few years.
The defense budget is no longer the top driver of spending - it has been bypassed by Social Security.
The state of New Jersey has some of the most restrictive gun regulations in the country. Their concealed carry law is under fire from their own citizens, who have sued to relax the state's restrictions.
Congressional Democrats in swing states and vulnerable seats have continued to feel the pressure of Obamacare's pathetic poll numbers.
Does the world feel different? If it does, it's because we're operating under a debt limit again.
In a hearing with Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf yesterday, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan discussed the CBO report's finding that work disincentives will cause the equivalent of more than two million full-time workers to leave the workforce.
The Congressional Budget Office's long-term budget update was released today, and there are important updates from its previous projections relating to recent legislative changes. Guy will have more, but there are a few important things to remember.
Elected Democrats and movement progressives are up in arms over the meager cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - commonly known as food stamps).
Congressional leaders announced a conference farm bill totaling nearly 1000 pages that will authorize most of our nation's agricultural programs - and food stamps (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP) - for the next five years.
It's easy to think of our tax system as consisting solely of federal income tax rates. There, the top marginal tax rate is 39.5% which, when we compare it to other tax rates around the world, seems low. When taking into account the entirety of our tax system, a more dangerous picture emerges.
President Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, but it's unlikely we're going to hear anything new out of the President.
The RNC passed a resolution on Friday calling for an investigation into the National Security Agency's infringement on the privacy of Americans.
This afternoon, the Supreme Court issued an order for an injunction against forcing private businesses to apply for an exemption to Obamacare's contraception mandate.
Yesterday afternoon, Target announced that it would be cutting health benefits for part-time workers, defined as those who work fewer than 30 hours per week.
The new documentary film MITT, which follows former presidential nominee Mitt Romney, debuted at the Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah this weekend. Romney himself was in attendance, though he did not offer his opinion on the film.
For the seventh year in a row, economic freedom in the United States has dropped relative to other countries - and Heritage no longer considers the United States one of the top ten freest countries in the world.
Mere days after it was uncovered that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's staff closed traffic lanes in the town nearest the GW Bridge into New York City to create traffic congestion, CNN reports today that Gov. Christie is under investigation from the federal government for misuse of Sandy relief money.
In a recently published Hollywood Reporter article, Fox News chief Roger Ailes said that CNN was "out of the news business" due to its increased reliance on human-interest and sensationalism.
The disastrous Healthcare.gov website - a failure from the start and still having massive problems - was primarily built by federal contractor CGI Federal.
In what's seen as a massive disappointment, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics' jobs report came out today and found 74,000 jobs were added to the economy in December.