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Summer Recess

Congress: Restore the Circle of Protection and Your Reputations

David Beckmann | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
David Beckmann

The nation is again approaching hard deadlines that will require our leaders to come to bipartisan agreement on budget matters. Failure would lead to government shutdown and, again, risk our nation's creditworthiness and economic recovery.

John Paul Stevens Retires From Supreme Court, Bow Tie-Clad Lawyers Say Goodbye

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Bowtie-wearing lawyers and spectators dotted the U.S. Supreme Court chamber on Monday, a nod to retiring justice John Paul Stevens ...

Truth-telling and Responsibility in Health Care

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Misinformation and angry mobs are not how democracy functions. Freedom of speech and assembly are certainly our rights, but they must be exercised with responsibility and accountability.

The Hill's Summer Reading: A River Runs Through It, The Prince, Health Care For Dummies...

Politico | Melanie Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

With the breakneck legislative session drawing to a close, Hill staffers can put aside the briefing books and policy papers: Finally, there's time to ...

Pelosi: Congress Should Work Through Recess

The Hill | Mike Soraghan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday said she's open to keeping the House in session through the August recess to pass its healthcare ov...