National Journal Online

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

Here’s How American Scientists Plan to Prevent the Next Nuclear Disaster

Nuclear regulators and operators have to consider unlikely—but dangerous—scenarios to protect power plants.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Found in Space: Congressional Collegiality

Congress is ignoring crises at home and abroad, but at least it has a close eye on the thermosphere.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:30pm

Boehner: House Will Vote to Avoid Shutdown in September

The speaker promises a short-term CR that would kick big spending decisions to the lame-duck.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:34pm

How Can the U.S. Fix The Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:19pm

How Much Does It Cost to Fix the VA?

With the August recess looming, lawmakers sparred across the Hill over proposals to fix the embattled Veterans Affairs Department.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:42am

How White House Reporters Can Reclaim Their Beat

Tips to "flip the script" and seize control from presidents, CEOs, and leaders of other institutions.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:59am

How Car Ownership Helps the Working Poor Get Ahead

Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:57am