It’s the 100th anniversary of the 17th Amendment, leading us to consider what today’s U.S. Senate would look like if its members weren’t directly elected by voters.
Hot issues in Washington don’t only include the budget and fiscal cliff. It’s the name of the city’s NFL team that has some people crying foul.
As expected, former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford won a runoff election to face Elizabeth Colbert Busch in a House special election, but Sanford is already talking about his opponent’s brother, comedian Stephen Colbert.
Comedian Steven Colbert isn’t taking a back seat as his sister will likely take on former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. In fact, he’s committed to two high-profile funding events, and cracking jokes about Sanford.
When Congress returns from its recess, the battle over gun control will focus on a single issue: expanded background checks. And for now, the odds seem stacked against background checks moving forward in the Senate.