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President, Congress Attempt to Make Nice

By Robert Traynham Last week, news reports surfaced that President Barack Obama extended a dinner invitation to Senate Republicans at an off-site location in Washington,...

Raising Social Security Age Would Shortchange Black Men

Black males would lose out in Senator Tom Colburn’s plan to gradually lift the age people can receive Social Security benefits to 70 years...

‘Gang of Six’ Presents Bipartisan Debt Ceiling Plan — But Can...

Time is winding down to raise the nation’s federal debt ceiling ahead of the August 2 deadline. Amid the posturing and political stances in...

Government Shutdown? Not Likely, But Watch that Cliff…

Ultimately, players on both sides of the debate are more than likely going to jump off the cliff – but, someone or a group of something is going to pull the parachute chord at the final moment.

Earmarks Survive Senate Amendment – For Now

The infamous, yet widely relied-upon practice of earmarks will remain a favored Congressional pastime – at least for now.

Day Three Recap: Elena Kagan’s Slip-up As Hearings Conclude

There weren't too many noticeable missteps by Elena Kagan during the Supreme Court nominee pick's confirmation hearings -- until the third day, the Los...