The latest news on Congress
President Obama faces serious challenges in the Midwest he carried less than two years ago.
PAYGO is more about stopping tax cuts than restraining spending.
Petraeus replaces McChrystal, whose career ended in disgrace because of inflammatory remarks.
It looks like Kagan will be confirmed by the full Senate.
In a letter to BP, Markey says the rough seas could delay containment by a week.
Readers share their thoughts.
The tea party movement could be contributing to the high interest level.
Kagan testified of the current Supreme Court: "I'm sure everyone up there is acting in good faith."
House Minority Leader John Boehner has come under fire for his comments on retirement benefits.
Democrats have been making fixes in hopes of securing the votes of straying Republicans.