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Mar 05, 2015 05:00am Proposed Legislation Tired of shutdown battles? This bill would end them for good.  Article RP 
Oct 03, 2013 06:00pm News GOP lawmaker: Congress has right to change course on Obamacare  Article RBH 
Oct 03, 2013 10:00am Perspective Shutdowns have been frequent tools of policy. Just ask Reagan.  Article Imperator 
Jul 14, 2013 12:00pm Perspective Making Government ‘Smarter’   Article Imperator 
May 27, 2013 11:00am Commentary Why are liberals so rude to the right?  Article Monsieur 
May 17, 2013 08:40am News Even Obama’s umbrellas are a scandal now  Article Andy 
May 13, 2013 05:00pm News Obama Administration Secretly Obtains Phone Records of AP Journalists  Article Scott³ 
Apr 09, 2013 03:00pm News Mitch McConnell seeks FBI investigation   Article kal 
Feb 16, 2013 06:00pm Opinion As American as . . . Compromise  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am Online Tool New York Times, Washington Post developers team up to create Open Elections database   Article RP 
Aug 29, 2012 05:30pm General Ohio miners say they were forced to attend Romney rally  Article RP 
Apr 06, 2012 06:00am Statement Holder says court power to review laws 'beyond dispute'  Article Imperator 
Feb 29, 2012 06:20am General Obama fatigue gives Hollywood Republicans a turn in the spotlight  Article Jason 
Feb 28, 2012 09:00am Analysis People Aren't Smart Enough for Democracy to Flourish, Scientists Say  Article RP 
Oct 19, 2011 12:00pm Opinion Want real change? Hit the ballot box instead of the streets  Article Monsieur 
Aug 02, 2011 10:20am Commentary In defense of Washington (sort of)  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 26, 2011 03:55am Proposed Legislation Heller Introduces No Budget, No Salary   Article Jason 
Jun 26, 2011 03:00am News Recall elections surge in local and state government  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 21, 2011 04:00pm Amusing Obama interrupted by singing protesters   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 01, 2011 03:00pm Idiocy House GOP passes 'force of law' spending bill mocked by Dems  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm Proposed Legislation Congressional pay during a shutdown? Still looks likely  Article RP 
Jan 27, 2011 11:00am Opinion Read the Constitution all you want -- it still needs interpreting  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 25, 2011 04:00pm Event Date night at the Capitol: Who's sitting with whom?  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Dec 27, 2010 12:00pm Rule Change Lawmakers Finance Pet Projects Without Earmarks  Article RP 
Nov 30, 2010 11:00am News Senate GOP letter calls for blocking most bills  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 05, 2010 07:00pm General US elections 2010: Learning from defeat   Article kal 
Nov 02, 2010 04:00am News Companies may have to make amends after midterm elections  Article ArmyDem 
Sep 01, 2010 07:25pm Perspective Liberal Billionaires Good, Conservative Billionaires Evil  Article Jason 
Aug 30, 2010 04:00pm Profile Covert Operations - The billionaire brothers who are waging a war against Obama  Article RP 
Aug 19, 2010 11:15am Perspective Big Government Forgets How to Build Big Projects  Article Imperator 
Jul 19, 2010 06:00am Proposed Legislation Soros-funded terrorist, ACORN pushed felon vote  Article Jason 
Jul 11, 2010 11:00am Study How facts backfire  Article RP 
Jun 25, 2010 10:00am General High court confirmations an 'absurd' exercise?  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jun 04, 2010 01:00am Investigation Republicans on Hunt for Evidence of Other White House Job Offers  Article Jason 
Jun 03, 2010 12:20pm Speech John Perry Barlow: Internet has broken political system  Article RP 
Apr 19, 2010 01:00pm General Joe Klein: Yes, Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck 'seditious'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Mar 01, 2010 10:00am Commentary Here's Why You Shouldn't Believe Everything You Read  Article MD Indy 
Feb 25, 2010 08:05am Analysis The Myth of the Incumbent 50% Rule  Article RP 
Feb 17, 2010 05:00pm News Poll: Large majority opposes Supreme Court's decision on campaign financing  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 16, 2010 05:55am Opinion Senate Democrats need to use 'nuclear option' against GOP  Article kal 
Feb 13, 2010 04:00pm News Dick Durbin Throws Weight Behind Effort To Reform Filibuster  Article excelsior 
Nov 25, 2009 02:00pm Commentary Constitutional Chicanery  Article RP 
Nov 10, 2009 09:00pm News Twitter, Internet Undermine Canada Election Rules  Article Monsieur 
Nov 02, 2009 08:55pm Online Tool 2010 Sortable Congressional Filing Deadline & Primary Calendar  Article RP 
Sep 14, 2009 06:00pm News Senate votes to deny funds to ACORN  Article Andy 
Sep 09, 2009 12:00pm Commentary The Stakes at the Supreme Court  Article Craverguy 
Sep 02, 2009 08:00am News Democratic Advantage in Party Affiliation Shrinks  Article Scott³ 
Jul 20, 2009 07:00pm General U.S. vote rate dips in '08, older whites sit out  Article kal 
Jul 02, 2009 02:15am News New Look at Election Spending Looms in September   Article Jason 
Jun 18, 2009 06:35pm Strategy Republicans force lawmakers to vote, vote and vote  Article RP 
Jun 05, 2009 12:00am Opinion Whither the sacred campaign promise?  Article Craverguy 
Apr 28, 2009 04:00am Opinion The Politics of Liberal Amnesia   Article Jason 
Mar 25, 2009 07:50pm News Philanthropist Leaves GOP  Article RBH 
Jan 28, 2009 03:00pm Poll State of the States: Political Party Affiliation  Article RP 
Jan 06, 2009 06:00pm News A Plan to Turn the Lowly Bureaucrat into a Cherished Public Servant  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 10, 2008 11:00am News Local 2 Investigates Dead Voters (4000 dead voters on Houston voter rolls)  Article kal 
Sep 09, 2008 07:00pm News Across Country, New Challenges to Term Limits  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 26, 2008 05:00pm Study Voting: It's In Your DNA  Article kal 
Jun 06, 2008 06:00am News Dead Voters Still Showing Up on Election Records, Puzzling Officials  Article kal 
May 14, 2008 09:00am News Seats of Power: A Return to Skybox Lobbying?  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 22, 2008 03:00am Proposed Legislation Earmark ban push prompts GOP turmoil  Article RP 
Apr 21, 2008 05:00pm Blog Entry Tuesday's Election Will be 'Unrecountable, Unverifiable, and Unauditable'...  Article kal 
Apr 21, 2008 08:00am News Leading GOP Donors Push To Catch Up to Liberal Groups  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 14, 2008 08:00am News Coburn pushes Coconut Road probe  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 10, 2008 09:00am News Obama, Clinton cosponsor measure saying McCain is eligible to be president  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 24, 2008 07:00am News Pollworkers make strange decisions that are often not their fault  Article kal 
Jan 06, 2008 01:00pm Commentary 5 Myths About Our Ballot-Box Behavior  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Dec 12, 2007 10:00am News Bush Stirs Young Voters' Enthusiasm for Democrats, Ballot Box  Article The Sunset Provision 
Nov 01, 2007 10:00pm Commentary The war on whistle-blowers  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 22, 2007 04:00pm Study Do voters take politicians at 'face' value?  Article RP 
Sep 04, 2007 07:15pm Study Persistence of Myths Could Alter Public Policy Approach  Article ArmyDem 
Aug 08, 2007 07:00am News Tax passes 1-0 on apparent ineligible voter  Article kal 
Aug 03, 2007 03:40pm Commentary Conquering the Drawbacks of Democracy  Article RP 
Jul 13, 2007 01:00am News Democrats Take the Lead in Raising Money Online  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 01, 2007 07:00pm Commentary Shrum and Dumber  Article ArmyDem 
May 15, 2007 11:00am Proposed Legislation [CA] Senate OKs giving state's electoral votes to popular vote winner  Article Brandonius Maximus 
May 04, 2007 11:20pm News Republicans against amendment for Schwarzenegger  Article The Sunset Provision 
May 03, 2007 05:00am News (Florida) Paper ballot switch gets federal aid  Article kal 
Apr 26, 2007 11:00am News MySpace, Mark Burnett to Launch Political Reality Show  Article CBlock941 
Apr 04, 2007 12:05am News Senate Democrats’ Unity Slightly Less Than House, Higher Than GOP’s  Article The Sunset Provision 
Mar 02, 2007 09:55am News Now They're Talking... [Bipartisan Think Tank]  Article Servo 
Feb 08, 2007 11:00am News U.S. Attorney: 'I was ordered to resign'  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jan 23, 2007 12:00pm News Analysis: Dems oppose modest veto plan  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jan 19, 2007 01:00pm News Senate Passes Ethics Package  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 18, 2007 10:00am News Democrats may resist bill to restrict state elections officials’ campaigning  Article SC Moose 
Dec 12, 2006 09:00pm News Democrats Freeze Earmarks for Now  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 21, 2006 01:00am News Democrats Plan Series of Votes on Ethics Reforms  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 29, 2006 07:55pm Analysis 5 Myths About Turning Out The Vote  Article RP 
Aug 08, 2006 09:35am Analysis Congress full of fortunate sons — and other relatives  Article RP 
Jul 22, 2006 03:00pm News RFK Jr. Blows the Whistle on Diebold  Article kal 
Jul 17, 2006 11:00am News Cast vote and hit jackpot? [AZ initiative]  Article particleman 
Jul 10, 2006 09:00pm Legal Ruling Judge rules Capitol Hill raid was legal; House lawyers charged FBI search violated separation of powers  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jun 21, 2006 10:55am News The 20th Of The Month = $$ Time For Parties  Article New York Democrat 
May 17, 2006 04:00pm Analysis Power Rankings  Article RP 
Apr 28, 2006 09:00am News Lieberman says White House stonewalled storm probe  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 17, 2006 12:00pm General Path of the Storm  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 01, 2006 02:05pm News Another indictment expected in phone-jamming  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 27, 2006 05:00pm News Texas Nonprofit Is Cleared After GOP-Prompted Audit  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 09, 2006 12:00am News Granite Status: Tobin legal defense may total $2.5 million  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 03, 2006 07:00pm Report Report Blames Katrina Response on Chertoff  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Feb 02, 2006 10:40pm News Former GOP Consultant Sentenced to Prison  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 23, 2006 05:00pm Commentary A Power Outage on Capitol Hill  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 22, 2006 12:00pm Commentary All Venom, All the Time  Article NoMoreBS 
Dec 05, 2005 12:00pm News A Wave of Activism in States May Signal a Surge Nationwide  Article ArmyDem 
Dec 04, 2005 08:00pm News Truth comes out about [IU] professor's background  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 29, 2005 01:00pm Blog Entry Wikipedia Definition of Swiftboating  Article ArmyDem 
Nov 10, 2005 11:00am News Hastert Request for Inevstigation Flouts House Intelligence Comittee Investigation  Article Blue Wizzrobe 
Nov 09, 2005 02:20pm Analysis The Wedge Strategy  Article RP 
Nov 09, 2005 02:00pm Blog Entry The Frist-Hastert stunt goes awry  Article ArmyDem 
Oct 12, 2005 10:00pm News Threat to a Waste Watcher  Article ArmyDem 
Sep 27, 2005 03:00pm Press Release Pelosi, Waxman Introduce Anti-Cronyism Bill  Article Servo 
Aug 09, 2005 08:00am News Levin blocking 3 nominees in bid for war documents  Article Joshua L. 
Aug 04, 2005 03:00am Analysis Did Congress and Bush Fudge Books on Roads Bill?  Article ArmyDem 
Aug 04, 2005 02:00am News There's Always a Way  Article ArmyDem 
Jul 26, 2005 09:00pm Proposed Legislation Senate Changes [Presidential] Line of Succession  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 21, 2005 02:00am Commentary The Framing Wars  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 08, 2005 07:00pm Commentary The Myth That Populism & Anger Lose Elections  Article RP 
Jun 08, 2005 12:00pm News Bush Administration Overvalued Florida Land Rights, Report Says  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 07, 2005 07:00pm General New confirmation trouble  Article RP 
Jun 07, 2005 09:00am News Officials envision 21st century elections  Article Ben 
Jun 02, 2005 04:35pm News GOP blocking effort to reconstitute House ethics committee  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 01, 2005 12:00am Commentary SEVEN 'EXTRAORDINARY' IDIOTS  Article None Entered 
May 24, 2005 02:35am News Conservative Groups Accuse Senators of Sellout  Article ArmyDem 
May 21, 2005 10:20pm Poll Most Want Thorough Check of Judges  Article None Entered 
May 18, 2005 01:00pm General Judge Lefkow speaks publicly on loss, security  Article COSDem 
May 14, 2005 12:00am News 7 GOP Senators Key in Filibuster Fight  Article None Entered 
May 11, 2005 02:00am General Judge figures for last five presidents  Article ArmyDem 
May 09, 2005 05:45pm News Records Show Lobbyist Abramoff's Influence  Article ArmyDem 
May 09, 2005 12:00am Commentary Brown shouldn't be branded archetypal reactionary  Article None Entered 
May 06, 2005 09:25pm News Lobbyist [Abramoff] Had Close Contact With Bush Team  Article ArmyDem 
May 02, 2005 09:00pm General Democrats say Santorum blocked judges, too  Article COSDem 
May 02, 2005 01:00am News Declassification Board: Named but Unfunded  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 27, 2005 03:00pm Opinion Failed politico gains weird clout over GOP  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 27, 2005 03:00pm Opinion Setback for Republicans  Article Servo 
Apr 25, 2005 04:00pm Poll Americans Oppose Senate Rule Changes, Poll Shows  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 25, 2005 09:00am Commentary The Wash. Post Poll: More BS-And We Utterly Nail Them. Will the GOP listen?  Article Tony82 
Apr 22, 2005 08:00pm News 2 Evangelicals Want to Strip Courts' Funds  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 22, 2005 01:05am Poll Survey: Few in GOP Back Plan to Stop Dems  Article COSDem 
Apr 19, 2005 04:00pm Commentary Nuclear Whiner  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 18, 2005 12:00am News With Changes to House Ethics Rules, Standoff May Emerge  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 17, 2005 08:00pm News Think Tank's [Heritage Foundation] Ideas Shifted As Malaysia Ties Grew  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 06, 2005 09:00pm General Are Honors for Physicians the New Political Diploma Mill?  Article ArmyDem 
Mar 29, 2005 06:00pm Commentary Beyond the contempt  Article RP 
Mar 25, 2005 10:55am News Bush Approval Drops Amid Souring Economic Views  Article New York Democrat 
Mar 22, 2005 07:00am Perspective Minority Rules, by Iain Duncan Smith  Article Chase McFadden 
Feb 18, 2005 12:00am Oops GOP BIGS CAUGHT IN 'FILM'FLAM  Article RP 
Jan 31, 2005 06:00pm Commentary Resist the Filibuster Fiat  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 20, 2005 12:00am Analysis Rolling Realignment  Article Scott³ 
Jan 12, 2005 12:00am Editorial I Beg to Disagree  Article None Entered 
Nov 19, 2004 12:00am Commentary When Ignorance Isn't Bliss: How Political Ignorance Threatens Democracy  Article Servo 
Nov 13, 2004 12:00am News Coin Toss Decides Florida Race  Article Chase McFadden 
Oct 25, 2004 12:00am Poll Who Will Get a Highter Percentage of the Vote? Alan Keyes or Art Small?  Not Available New York Democrat 
Oct 13, 2004 12:00am News Voter Registrations Possibly Trashed  Article Vlajos 
Oct 07, 2004 12:00am News A Good Day for the Pollsters  Article Chase McFadden 
Oct 06, 2004 12:00am Editorial Myth of the Vanishing Swing Vote  Article Chase McFadden 
Oct 04, 2004 12:00am News Americans are signing up to vote in record numbers: report  Article Vlajos 
Oct 01, 2004 12:00am News Giddy Democrats Celebrate Kerry  Article New York Democrat 
Jul 12, 2004 10:00am Commentary Give Me Something Concrete  Article MontanaGov 
Apr 18, 2004 12:00am News States Consider Lowering Voting Age  Article Gerald Farinas 
Apr 14, 2004 12:00am News Young Lawmakers Fill US Statehouses  Article Gerald Farinas 
Feb 21, 2004 12:00am News States May Soon Get $2.3B for Elections  Article Gerald Farinas 
Feb 19, 2004 02:00pm Perspective Dominionist Bill Limits the Supreme Court's Jurisdiction  Article Guy 
Sep 28, 2000 12:00pm Analysis When are Members of Congress considered vested and eligible to receive a pension? And how much is that pension?  Article Scott³