Chris Cillizza talks to the Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith about Sen. John Cornyn’s surprise primary challenge from a congressman “on the outer edge of the outer edge.”
@TheBudgetGuy Stan Collender tells Chris Cillizza what the much-anticipated budget deadline has in common with the hit nineties television show.
Washington Post photojournalist Melina Mara gives you a rare, behind-the-scenes look of the government shutdown as lawmakers maneuvered to make deals and end the sixteen-day stalemate.
Here’s a look back at the main characters, events and oddities during the 16-day government shutdown.
While the tea party thinks they’re winning
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) faced hecklers six times Friday during his speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington.
The vice president will fundraise for one of the most vulnerable Democratic senators heading into the 2014 election. Plus, news on governors Chris Christie and Scott Walker. Highlights from today’s political headlines – all in 100 seconds.
Republicans propose to open certain parts of the government.
An Iowa senator says the shutdown showdown is as dangerous as the American Civil War. That and other highlights from today’s political headlines — all in 100 seconds.
A new poll shows support for the South Carolina senator faltering among GOP voters who don’t like his work with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Highlights from today’s political headlines – all in 100 seconds.