Senators Coburn and Flake waste our time calling it wasteful.
A party without much urban infrastructure starts thinking about the future, from council races on up.
The workers who need them most are getting them least.
The SAFE Act could lead to overcrowded prisons and misplaced law enforcement priorities.
A friendly first hearing on Capitol Hill.
It's not too soon to start discussing how to keep the Highway Trust Fund from bankruptcy.
A recent court ruling demands a clear plan to pay for the line — likely one that doesn't involve federal money.
How much would it take to make that possible again?
The federal government has paid $49 million in claims in the past year alone.
In 2012, just 10 counties - out of 3,000 - were responsible for 30 percent of contributions made by individuals to national candidates.
Scenes from a city reopened.
Where Americans depend the most on federal spending.
What was different, and what was similar, in 1995 and 1996.
A very weird plan to send Washington a message by disrupting D.C.'s commuters.
And the whole concept of legislating by ridiculous anecdote.
'If You Live Near Other People, You're Probably a Democrat. If Your Neighbors Are Distant, Republican'
The latest evidence of the political influence of density.
A new report shows what it would take to balance the Highway Trust Fund.
Will anti-hunger groups across the country be expected to provide millions of extra meals next year, or billions?
Even though they lose about a half a billion dollars a year.
An intriguing theory about the geography of the "middle ground" on guns.