Oct 1, 2013
The shutdown is causing many federal agencies -- and their websites -- to close down.
Sep 30, 2013
Democrats and Republicans appear unable to reach common ground on a budget before the government shuts down.
Sep 30, 2013
We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.
Sep 16, 2013
Now that a nomination fight over Larry Summers has been avoided, Washington can get back to work fixing the economy.
Aug 29, 2013
August was once a quiet time in the political realm, thanks to the annual Congressional recess, but now activists use the time to push their agenda -- and Washington message-makers cash in.
Aug 27, 2013
Brace yourself. The debt ceiling showdown is coming back.
Aug 8, 2013
It's good news for the approximately 640,000 furloughed Department of Defense employees that there will be only six furlough days instead of 11. But it's still a hardship for many of them.
Aug 1, 2013
Newly revealed documents suggest deeper and more widespread NSA surveillance of emails and chat messages. And Oakland, California approves a plan for a new local surveillance center.
Jul 25, 2013
The House narrowly defeated an amendment that would have ended funding for mass collection of phone records and other data by the NSA.
Jul 24, 2013
The House of Representatives votes on an amendment to take away money from the NSA today. It's part of the $500 billion defense spending bill and it's got the tech industry up in arms.