Mar 12, 2013 Businesses issue ultimatums all the time. Politics requires negotiations, whether before -- or after -- a crisis.
Feb 22, 2013 D.C. denizens turn to happy hours, cigarettes to cope with looming budget cuts.
Feb 4, 2013 A new app from the Washington Post aims to automatically check political speeches for lies, darn lies, and other misrepresentations.
Jan 22, 2013 The crises Obama inherited have passed. But to push his new agenda, he’ll have to tackle thorny budget and debt issues constraining the economy.
Jan 21, 2013 President Obama will use a deep campaign database and volunteer network in a new nonprofit. Some are concerned because it can take corporate money.
Jan 21, 2013 Four years after the largest presidential inauguration in history, President Obama's second term begins on a more subdued note.
Jan 21, 2013 A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.
Jan 18, 2013 Tradition and ritual play major roles on Inauguration Day. Here are some of the firsts, both quirky and significant, that have occurred throughout history.
Jan 18, 2013 Wealthy, poor and in-between residents tell us how shrinking government would affect their personal finances