WASHINGTON -- Alabama Rep. Oscar W. Underwood became the first House Democratic Whip in 1899, serving in the 56th Congress. Underwood's job was a simp...
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John Boehner is having a rough week, but the real fight within the Republican Party has only just begun.
We're conducting a whip count on the SAFE Banking Act amendment to the financial reform bill right now. You can help.
If nothing else comes of it, you've got to admit that the health reform movement has given a lot of people a very detailed education about the sausage-making process in Washington.
Real health care reform is the thing we've fought for from the start. It is desperately needed. But this bill falls short on many levels, and hurts many people more than it helps them.
UPDATE 11:00 AM ET, MARCH 21 -- Today is the day. As Congress gets set for Sunday's historic vote on health care reform, click here to get all the br...
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Ahead of the critical final vote on health care reform, Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives know...
Call it the calm before the storm. What everyone's waiting on is for Congress to leap into action. But, in a surprising twist, this time it might actually happen.
Passing a strong, comprehensive bill, with a public option, through the Senate is eminently doable. Let's look at the actual facts in terms of passing a bill acceptable to most Democrats.
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