Juana Summers is an education reporter at NPR
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A government agency is about to close. The Export-Import Bank has helped U.S. companies sell goods abroad for decades, but it will likely wind down operations after July 1 if Congress doesn't act.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
"It's not a log cabin like Abe Lincoln, but he grew up in a mobile home, which is South Carolina's equivalent of it," said one of Sen. Lindsey Graham's former classmates.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
After a week of legislative maneuvering, the House passed a bill again on Thursday to allow President Obama to negotiate a free trade agreement with Pacific countries.
Monday, June 15, 2015
A Supreme Court ruling against the government would cut off health insurance subsidies to more than 6 million Americans, and threaten the basic mechanisms of the Affordable Care Act.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Democrats in the House of Representatives dealt President Obama a blow on Friday, thwarting his push for expanded authority to negotiate a trade deal with Asia.
Friday, June 12, 2015
President Obama's trade agenda is expected to face a tense final vote in the House on Friday — one day after surviving a near-death experience in a procedural vote.
Friday, June 05, 2015
Our list of the best reads highlights a gripping story of parents' grief, a take on Stephen Curry's bringing his daughter to a news conference, and more.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Graham has never sent an email, and he catapulted onto the national stage because of his role in the Clinton impeachment proceedings.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Ex-Md. Gov. and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley is the latest challenger to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. O'Malley offered himself as a progressive choice for Democrats.
Friday, May 29, 2015
His announcement is quintessentially Baltimore with a venue well-known to area residents and the addition of a well-known local group, the Kelly Bell Band, booked as entertainment.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Democrats are moving to raise the liability cap on Amtrak accidents, which was set at $200 million 18 years ago. They say the cap prevents full compensation for last week's derailment in Philadelphia.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Ex-Staten Island DA Dan Donovan may be best known for investigating the death of Eric Garner, who died after police put him in a chokehold. But now Donovan is trying to forge a new path in Congress.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
"It's not about funding. The train was going twice the speed limit," said House Speaker John Boehner. Democrats advocated for an amendment that would fund advanced technology.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Some members of Congress would like to allow immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children to serve. But some Republicans are threatening to hold up a key defense bill over it.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
After a night of violent riots broke out in parts of Baltimore City Monday, local residents were focused on rebuilding and getting a handle on things after a tense night.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Six years ago, a task force caused a firestorm by saying women under 50 may not need routine mammograms. The controversy was so great, that Congress passed legislation overriding the recommendation.
Friday, April 24, 2015
After a long delay and a lot of partisan rancor, much of which had nothing to do with her, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general. She could be sworn in as early as Monday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A Senate committee begins work on a bill that would overhaul the education law. That measure — once considered a great uniter of politicians on the left and right — has since become a great divider.
Friday, March 27, 2015
For this weekend, we recommend pieces that touch on what's happened to some of the prisoners released from Guantanamo and an essay from one of India's few foreign correspondents.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Even in his final floor speech, Rep. Aaron Schock seemed to leave the door open for a future, comparing himself to former President Abraham Lincoln.