National Journal Online

Handicapping the Democratic Convention Sites for 2016

Philadelphia and Brooklyn are looking like early front-runners to host.

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 5:00am

Obama and Netanyahu Have Put Aside Their 'Dysfunction.' For Now.

The U.S. president and the Israeli prime minister have never liked each other. But they've managed to work unusually well together during the crisis in Gaza.

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 5:00am

Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

An AIPAC-approved letter isn't gathering enough signatures to send a message to the president.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Armed Services will mark up a resolution Tuesday condemning the president for negotiating with terrorists.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

Political Insiders: Money for the Border Can Help Both Democrats and Republicans

But the two parties have very different reasons for supporting emergency funding to address the crisis.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

What Patty Murray's HELP Committee Would Look Like

Her succession isn't written in stone, but some are already preparing for the next top Democrat.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

What Would the National Guard Actually Do at the Border?

Texas is sending Guard troops to the border, and the White House is mulling its options. But plenty of questions remain.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'

"This has nothing to do with the law. This has to do with trying to manage some of the extremists, in your party—some of the cuckoo clocks who have been talking about impeachment."

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:59pm

Lawmakers Attack Obama Administration's Strategy in Iraq

Lawmakers skeptical of administration's tactics in Iraq.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:53pm

Read the Lengthy Debate Over Whether to End Arizona's Botched Execution

The federal court transcript shows just how terrifying and dramatic the nearly two-hour execution was.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:22pm