Jul 30

WASHINGTON -- The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs, a sign that Congress may have reached the limit…

Jul 28

100 days out from Election Day

It is 100 days until Election Day (well, 99, but who’s counting). There are going to be 15 primaries in August, but the general-election fields in the dozen competitive Senate races are pretty much set.

Tuesday’s election results in Nebraska and West Virginia highlight a growing polarization between the political parties. Political editor Domenico Montanaro joins Judy Woodruff to provide insight and examine a Brookings Institution study showing the roots of political division in the…

May 14

Congress is about to get even more polarized

Today in the Morning Line: 2014 midterms will make polarization worse The man who would be the longest-serving member in the House disqualified from the ballot Bitcoins: A whole new world The tea party responds Interviewing Bill Clinton Just…

May 13

Can the tea party get its groove back?

Today in the Morning Line: Tea party could get first win of cycle – but other side isn’t playing Tough primary season likely to continue for tea party Losing the element of surprise Races to watch in West Virginia…

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