The two sides have actually made some progress on two big issues, but the toughest one still remains.
Congress Is Almost as Dysfunctional as Ever
July 24, 2014
The August recess starts soon and Congress is still trying to combat two scandals and prevent another.
The Highway Trust Fund Bill Is Congress at its Worst
July 15, 2014
Short-term? Check. Last-minute? Check. Short-sighted? Check.
They're happy to use budget gimmicks—except when it could help those who need it most.
QEDaily: Fixing Our Roads Shouldn't Be This Hard
July 02, 2014
Congress needs to pass an infrastructure bill. So far, it's not looking very good.
Congress Is Weighing Some Bafflingly Bad Ideas for Fixing Our Crumbling Bridges and Roads
June 24, 2014
The three proposals to replenish the Highway Trust Fund are all bad.
Multinational Corporations Withheld Trillions in Profits During the Recession. Now, Bill Clinton Wants to Reward Them for It.
May 14, 2014
It's time to show multinational corporations that the 2004 holiday was a one-time-only offer.
Washington is Ignoring Obama's Budget. You Shouldn't.
March 04, 2014
The specific numbers may not matter, but the ideas do.
Amazon's Drones and the Problem of "Disrupting" Transportation
December 02, 2013
Over the Thanksgiving holiday, my mother told a story about my grandmother's college days. She went to school in Washington, D.C., but she sent her laundry back to her parents in Cleveland.
The Panama Canal Can Save Barack Obama
July 25, 2013
A man. A plan. A canal. Panama. It makes you think of Theodore Roosevelt, right? Now it might make you think of President Obama, as well.