The Senate is a living thing, and to survive it must change, as it has over the history of this great country.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, on dropping the nuclear option for executive branch appointees. Now the chamber can approve appointees with a simple up-down majority. Should ease up the pace a little.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S., and Illinois is the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Lincoln is from Illinois. Coincidence? We think not.
Welcome to the District: A freshman member of congress got mugged in D.C.’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Adam Levine is People’s sexiest man alive. We showed up on the list, too—our rank was 3,323,212th.
"Father of the internet" Vent Cerf says that “privacy may actually be an anomaly,” historically speaking.
The New York Times thinks it can replace Nate Silver internally. Good luck, David Leonhardt.
I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer gray skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are gray.This week, drone victims from Waziristan spoke about their experiences with drone attacks in a United States lawmaker session. However, only five lawmakers attended. Another person affected by drone usage said, "We hear the noise 24 hours a day."
The last 24 hours have not been good.Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn) says on the ongoing debate over the debt ceiling and government shutdown in Washington D.C. There has been a back and forth on deals to reopen the government and possibly raise the debt ceiling in the U.S.