Susan Ferrechio

Reid promises to pass House spending bill, averting federal shutdown

Senate Democratic leaders have agreed to pass a short-term spending bill pushed…

 

Dems, GOP weigh stopgap plan to forestall government shutdown

Republicans and Democrats appeared ready to strike a deal on a spending…

 

Coming week is Boehner's chance to make good on big promises of cuts

As The Examiner’s chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio blogged last week, new…

 

Giffords, a moderate, had just started 3rd term after close race

Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously injured in Saturday's shooting rampage, had begun…

Video: Examiner and Weekly Standard discuss 2010 election and its aftermath

In case you missed it last Friday, the Washington Examiner and its…

Dems set to abandon pre-election vote on taxes

Backed into a corner by members of their own party, Democratic leaders…

Effort to repeal 'Don't ask, Don't Tell' blocked in senate

Republicans and two Democrats on Tuesday blocked a defense bill in the…

'Don't Ask Don't Tell' becomes battleground in defense bill

Senate Democrats Monday were scrambling to come up with enough votes to…

Democratic leaders find support lacking for tax hikes

Facing stiff resistance from politically vulnerable lawmakers in their own party, Democratic…

GOP unity elusive after O'Donnell wins

A day after Tea Party candidate Christine O'Donnell's stunning upset in the…

O'Donnell surging in Delaware

A last-minute surge by a Tea Party candidate has threatened to upend…

GOP likely to level corruption charges vs. Democrats

Embattled Democratic candidates will likely be fending off charges of corruption from…

Rangel may face hearing this month

Rep. Charlie Rangel: The 20-term New York Democrat faces a public hearing…

Obama campaigns against Bush while some Dems run against him

By Susan Ferrechio Chief Congressional Correspondent President Obama has sought to buttress…

Chicago's mayor race may lure top Obama aide

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley announced he will not run for re-election, a…

Western races may hold key to Senate control

While only a few political strategists are predicting a Republican takeover of…

Republican infighting intensifies as Tea Party notches wins

Bruising Republican primary battles, many involving Tea Party candidates, have led to…

GOP targets 80 House seats as Dems fear loss of majority

With just weeks left in a summer that showed far less economic…

Tea Party primary wins give Dems hope for November

Candidates endorsed by the Tea Party movement are racking up wins in…

Tea Party primary wins give Dems hope for November

By Susan Ferrechio Chief Congressional Correspondent Candidates endorsed by the Tea Party…