The impending sequester won't just do short-term damage to the U.S. government. In fact, it's already hurt it more than you think.
In a dangerous and changing world, President Obama is just wishing away the problems America faces.
The 43rd president of the United States did a great thing for humankind -- but most Americans have no idea.
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It's a veritable international mystery: How did Washington end up funding its adversaries in Tehran?
After Republicans' election-year drubbing, the United States has an historic opportunity to fix its broken immigration system. And the arguments against reform simply don't hold up anymore.
The saga of U.S. diplomatic security in Afghanistan continues.
How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the farm and starving millions of Haitians.
Missile defense doesn't work, so of course Congress is doubling it.
The new Congress is a bunch of ignoramuses when it comes to foreign policy. And, frankly, that's probably a good thing right now.
Can the Republican Party survive without coming to terms with the Bush-Cheney years? FP's Shadow Government team weighs in.
China recoils in horror at America's fiscal dysfunction.
The bad news is Washington hasn't seen the last of its bickering, dithering, and gridlock. The good news is Obama can change that in his first 100 days.
What rising GOP star Kelly Ayotte takes with her to the Senate.
Debating Robert Zoellick's vision for reintegrating economics into U.S. foreign policy.
The 20 most puzzling, hypocritical, and revealing things said about U.S. foreign policy in 2012.
The politicians are playing a dangerous game with the global economy -- and with Americans' pocketbooks. But the voters get the last move.
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Will lawmakers trade political paralysis for compromise and bipartisanship in 2013? Don't bet on it.