On September 19, 1796, a Philadelphia newspaper published one of the greatest documents in American history: George Washington’s Farewell Address. Even today, some people in that other “Washington” could learn a few lessons from the first President.
If you’re following the latest drama in Washington over a possible government shutdown, there are 12 legislative days left until the federal government starts closing down its operations. So what happens after September 30, when the first deadline hits?
As Americans reflect on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the debate continues about the proper balance of privacy rights and security concerns needed in an asymmetrical world.
As the Syria crisis heads towards an international settlement, the debate about war powers continues at home, with many questioning the constitutional process of extending military force overseas.
President Barack Obama will use a national address from the White House to make his case about Syria directly to the American people.