Obama’s last hope for GOP support on Iran: Susan Collins

National Security / News August 26, 2015
Senate Republicans are united in their opposition to President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran — with one exception.

Aaron Klein: Stock market volatility is not a financial panic

Finance / News August 25, 2015
Aaron Klein reflects on the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis and discusses the implications of recent stock market volatility.

Trump, ‘Anchor Babies’ and the GOP’s Birthright Boondoggle

Immigration / News August 21, 2015
Some of Trump's fellow Republican presidential candidates agree with him on an issue that was long considered extreme.

To restore infrastructure, private sector must step up

Finance / News August 18, 2015
Unlike government, the private sector does have the cash, as well as the investing expertise. It even has the appetite to finance projects and build them today.

Iran Skeptics Have A New Bargaining Chip

National Security / News August 18, 2015
Congress could withhold funding that a critical agency needs to enforce the nuclear deal.

Nominations Backlog Grows

Finance / News August 14, 2015
Gridlock hampers the Obama administration’s ability to fill financial posts in a timely manner.

The second dispute with Congress that could derail Obama’s Iran deal

National Security / News August 12, 2015

Behind the showdown between President Barack Obama and Congress over the Iran nuclear deal is a second dispute that could cost the White House allies it needs to ensure the agreement survives: Whether and when to renew a key law that imposes sanctions on Tehran.

Debt drama looms for Congress

Economy / News August 9, 2015
Congress has a long list of unfinished business for the fall, with highway funding, tax legislation, a budget deal and a spending package all awaiting action.

Jason Grumet on BPC’s Healthy Congress Index

Governance / News August 5, 2015
Polls show that the American public does not hold Congress in high regard. But there have been times this year when Republicans and Democrats have come together and made deals on a variety of issues.

Misztal: The U.S. picked the wrong ally in the fight against Islamic State

National Security / News August 4, 2015
When Turkey finally agreed to join U.S.-led efforts to fight Islamic State, Ankara was supposed to make the battle against the extremist group more effective.