Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings are likely to begin in the first week of September. That's good news.
Government employee unions suffered a blow in June when the Supreme Court ruled they could not force non-union members to pay dues.
The federal government is again facing the prospect of a shutdown, this time on September 30, unless Congress can find a way to pass its remaining appropriations bills, or come up with some sort of short-term solution.
A big idea Democratic congressional candidates are touting on the campaign trail is something they call "Medicare for all," or "M4A." In other words, it's a single-payer, government-run health program. The idea has taken hold in Democratic primaries, and Sen.