Democratic Sens. Harry Reid, Richard Durbin and Charles Schumer hold a press conference last week. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Democrats and Republicans in the Senate have a pretty good idea about how far apart they are when…

Protesters remain in the Wisconsin capitol Thursday as Gov. Scott Walker announced impending layoffs. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images. It appears the stalemate in Wisconsin has reached a tipping point. Republican Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday that he…

Newt Gingrich has indicated that he'll soon clarify his intentions for a presidential run. Photo by Bill Clark/Roll Call. Not much is known about what Newt Gingrich plans to say after his meeting with Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga.,…

Thousands rally outside Wisonsin's capitol building protesting the proposed budget repair bill. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to give a budget address detailing his priorities for the next fiscal year at 5 p.m.

A girl visiting from of Allentown, Pa., poses in front of the U.S. Capitol last week. Photo by Tom Williams/Roll Call. It looks like a government shutdown has been averted -- for now. Senate Democrats have signaled they…

President Obama waves to guests as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House earlier this week. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Most of the nation's governors will travel to Washington this weekend for their annual…

President Obama celebrates signing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 in December. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images. The news out of President Obama's Justice Department that the administration will no longer defend the Defense of…

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