That Democrat with the Awesome Bio Ad Hits Washington
HOW LOW CAN THEY GO?
GOP’s Ghoulish Grab at Pro-Life Cred
The House passed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. Why people on both sides of the abortion debate should oppose it.
How Congress Got Filled With Future Ex-Cons
This soft spot for rascals seems surprising in a nation founded by bluenose Puritans and virtue-obsessed Revolutionaries, but charming sinners often trump priggish saints.
Conservatives Don’t Like Trump’s Take on the Debt Ceiling
Under Obama, the GOP tried to use default to negotiate spending cuts. Some members are asking why they won’t do that now.
Won’t Back Down
House Forces Trump Into a Corner on Russia
With a 419-3 vote approving new sanctions, the House is signaling it doesn’t trust the president’s judgment on Russia—and setting up a potentially awkward veto threat.
Sorry, Liberals: There Is No Majority Without Moderates
The party has a choice: It can have ideological uniformity or it can have a House majority. It can’t have both.
TO REPEAL, OR NOT TO REPEAL
Donald Trump Continues to Contradict Himself on Health Care
The president has been sending some mixed messages when it comes to repeal-and-replace or letting Obamacare fail.
DRAIN THE SWAMP?
Republican Broke Promise to Divest From Foreign Pharma Biz
Innate Immunotherapeutics got FDA approval to test its drug in the U.S. Yet a top investor and congressman remains invested.