Sep 13

Yet another look at another government shutdown threat



Posted 7 months, 11 days ago.

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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?



Sep 11

The price of privacy in a post-9/11 world



Posted 7 months, 13 days ago.

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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.



Sep 10

Presidential powers questioned as Syria crisis nears end game



Posted 7 months, 14 days ago.

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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.



Sep 6

Update: Obama to address nation about Syria situation



Posted 7 months, 18 days ago.

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President Barack Obama will use a national address from the White House to make his case about Syria directly to the American people.



Sep 3

Syria vote added to September log jam in Congress



Posted 7 months, 22 days ago.

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President Barack Obama’s decision to ask for congressional approval about actions against Syria will add another obstacle to Washington gridlock in September.