If he wins, his party will probably control both houses.
Today's Balance Sheet
In state immigration law, local authorities offer to “help” the federal government by taking over its job.
Voters trust that the former Massachusetts governor could get things done in the White House.
A crude cost-benefit analysis of the issue and its support on the campaign trail
His fate is sealed.
After doing their best to dismantle the Women's Health Program—and losing federal funding in the process—the state's Republicans promise they'll find the money somehow.
Is anti-Mormonism lurking everywhere?
Another tepid endorsement for Romney
The last time the U.S. passed a real budget was in 1997. Does this mean we don't need one?
The country's newly elected conservative government is pursuing austerity with zeal.
Does the modern campaign make it inevitable?
The Republican Speaker offers the latest weak endorsement of Mitt Romney.
In order to argue against the Affordable Care Act, one has to disavow the entire modern welfare state.
The shadowy group of legislators and corporations has disbanded its Public Safety and Elections Task Force. But that's no reason to stop the pressure.