President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill directing $600 million more to securing the U.S.-Mexico border, a modest election-year victory that underscores his failure so far to deliver an overhaul of immigration law. Full story
The former congressman and rising political star has written about his family and his take on the future of America in "More Davids Than Goliaths." In this excerpt, he shares the struggles his father faced running for office and how that inspired him. Full story
Will the public’s anger about Congress and the economy have a big impact on the midterm elections? Democratic pollster Peter Hart and Republican pollster Neil Newhouse joins Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie to discuss
The latest survey shows a continued sour mood among voters toward the direction of the country, the state of the economy and the performance of Congress. CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the results.
The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson talks about the latest NBC News/WSJ poll, in which 32 percent rate this year’s Congress as one of the country’s worst.
Discussing why Congress is bailing out state government, with Matt Miller, Washington Post and James Pethokoukis, Reuters Breakingviews.com.
A Dylan Ratigan Show panel discusses the upcoming vote in Congress on a $26 billon bill designed to prevent layoffs of teachers and state government workers.
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 24: The U.S. Capitol building is seen in the evening hours of February 24, 2009 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama will address a joint session of the Congress at 9:01pm tonight where he plans to address the topics of the struggling U.S. economy, the budget deficit
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 04: Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) speaks as U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) looks on during an event celebrating 75th anniversary of the Social Security Act at a community forum on August 4, 2010 in Los Angeles, Californi