Worst politician: There was no shortage of nominees in this category, as usual. Reince Priebus, Anthony Weiner, Trey Radel and crack-smoking mayor of Toronto Rob Ford all did their best to claim the title of Worst Politician, in fact.
To me, the most appropriate headline from the new budget deal should really be: "Democrats And Republicans Agree To Remove Budget Negotiations From 2014 Campaign, Out Of Fear."
The American public has seen it all -- a government shutdown for the first time in 18 years, and what seems like the strongest partisan gridlock in history. Well, time is almost up again.
What happened to the concern for the lands that belong to all Americans?
Luck should never be a factor in visiting America's greatest national assets, and chance should never be part of living next door to public land.
Leadership expert Bob Rosen is the author of the new book "Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World." He is also the founder of Healthy...
As Republicans continue to block highly qualified nominees like Rep. Watt from receiving an up-or-down vote, Senator Reid must make good on his threat to change the Senate rules.
The effects of the shutdown still remain. For example, let's say all of the judges are back on their jobs, they will still be backed up from the other work.
Now that pundits have moved beyond the recent government shutdown, there are some lessons that can be learned so we don't go through this again--or at least for another generation.
The real cost of the Democratic misstep is that it makes the next turn of the budget negotiations less predictable and more volatile.
The Congress is beginning negotiations on the budget. If the end result is a budget dominated by tax increases and discretionary spending cuts, the deficit will be lower but the unfairness will be magnified.
Continuing with my "Blog Blog Project," I am publishing student voices from my classes at the University of Delaware. This blog was voted best by her ...
When the Tea Partiers made their appearance in D.C. during the last midterm elections, it was easy to predict that they would one day morph into a gro...
It's important to know what you don't know about just how crazy Ted Cruz really is.
In a city where culture is rather nascent and there is no rich history of the arts, it's exciting to see parents educating their teens to appreciate the nuances of Verdi's masterpiece.
Congress must keep all its promises to veterans. Congress must meet the basic necessities of life for all of the women and men who gave just short of their lives for us all. Congress can and must authorize advance appropriations for all veterans programs.