The latest news on Congress
It is hard to see how Democrats will benefit from holding town hall meetings.
Readers share their thoughts.
Byrd was the longest-serving senator in history when he died, with 30 months left in his term.
Republicans may try to paint Democrats this fall as soft on illegal border crossings.
Can the government keep states from enacting laws that usurp federal authority?
Obama is planning to appoint the head of Medicare and Medicaid without Senate hearings.
Boozman is running against incumbent Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln.
This summer, the Tea Party movement is growing beyond rallies and town hall meetings to become more of a political educational organization.
Some 2.14 million out of work Americans will have lost their benefit checks.
The GOP may leap from being a barely relevant minority to being a carefully constituted majority.