Clinton's budget is losing its luster After day of scrutiny, major GOP concerns
The governors got their wish -- now they're having second thoughts
Gambling commission's stacked deck National study: Clinton, Gephardt choices could tilt panel in pro-casino direction.
GOP hints at hardball on 2 posts in Cabinet Clinton prepared to fight for Herman and Lake
Medicare at a crossroads Action needed now: Clinton and Lott hint at accommodation as fiscal crisis mounts.
The secret hero of all President Clinton's victories? Dick Morris: One of a breed apart from ordinary humanity, his self-indulgent self-promotion is not all that inaccurate.
Power to the Senate House eclipsed Majority Leader Trent Lott sets tactics for dealing with centrist president.
Gingrich squeaks by Vote is 216-205, with Gephardt nipping his heels; 9 Republicans defect; Re-elected speaker hints he will be less cocky, abrasive
Trying to revive a fallen superhero Diminished role likely for GOP's Gingrich
Gingrich's falling star Ethics charges: Admission by House speaker underlines erosion of his power.
'Irrational exuberance' Greenspan ignored: Wall Street splurge continues despite Fed chairman's warning.
An opportunity for cooperation, but don't bet they'll take it
Cohen adept at bridging parties Next Pentagon chief has long history as a Republican apart
Lott cites Senate 'responsibility' to probe Democrats' fund raising But new majority leader hopes to get session off to harmonious start
Only 47 months till election day GOP field forming: Republicans eye presidential contenders; watch Fred Thompson.
Gingrich redux Speaker re-elected: GOP leader champions implementation, not confrontation.
The gift of books: 25 voices
Lott gains firm grip in climb to top of Hill Voters deal strong hand to GOP Senate leader
Clinton won't fight balanced budget bill President, GOP meet to discuss top issues
Your turn, Mr. President Medicare: Clinton should heed Republican taunts to go first with his plans.
Clinton, Lott agree on problem, not solution Senate GOP leader says president 'misled' public on Medicare
Clinton offers an olive branch to his moral inferiors
Search for common ground Post-election conciliation: Remarkable agreement exists on top national priorities.
Moderate is mood of GOP in Congress Congressional leaders pledge cooperation, ease up on tough talk; ELECTION 1996
After nearly 50 years, Dole has nothing to do Out of a job, he wraps up loose ends, looks to future; ELECTION 1996
Revolutionary Gingrich suddenly is a centrist offering to help Clinton Election showed speaker to be 'slightly more popular than Unabomber'; ELECTION 1996
Dole urges supporters to keep up 'good fight' In concession speech, he thanks wife, Kemp, expresses pride in GOP; ELECTION 19966
GOP has narrow margin in Congress Republicans post net gain in Senate; House is uncertain; Most incumbents win; Some freshman Republicans face stiff challenges; ELECTION 1996
Outcome leaves both parties at sea Changes: Opposing factions vie for control of a rudderless GOP, while Clinton must set an agenda for his term under the spotlight of multiple investigations.
Battle for control of Congress Close contest: Whichever party wins, a narrow margin would be welcome.
Senate fails to override abortion veto President is upheld in quashing ban on 'partial birth' abortions
House overrides Clinton on abortion President's veto on ban of late-term abortions voted down, 285-137
Schmoke joins call for probe of CIA-drug charges
Senate rejects gay marriages 85-14 vote withholds federal benefits, lets states deny validity; Clinton promises to sign; By 1 vote, lawmakers kill 2nd bill outlawing anti-gay bias in jobs
Delegation from Maryland unfazed by Morris story Not much impact on voters expected; members are confident about lead; DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION; CAMPAIGN 1996
Many blacks see Clinton as the 'lesser of two evils' Officials in Chicago careful with criticism; DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION; CAMPAIGN 1996
Rising stars of GOP shining Hopefuls: This may be Bob Dole's time to be in the spotlight, but the Republican Party's next generation is getting ready for its turn.; CAMPAIGN 1996; REPUBLICAN CONVENTION
Election-year breakthrough 'Do-something Congress': Republican lawmakers and a Democratic president do a deal.
Clinton, Congress take on terror Probe in Atlanta claims progress in identifying suspects; ATLANTA OLYMPICS
Measures to fight terrorism called for President will meet with Congress leaders to discuss security
Incumbents forever Three big measures: Health insurance, minimum wage and welfare reform attainable.
GOP candidates keep Dole at a safe distance Congress members fret over Kansan's poor poll figures
Senate OKs welfare reform bill Measure would end U.S. cash assistance to poor children; Senators from Md. vote no; Clinton likely to seek more amendments as condition of signing
Hidden issue on the Hill Insurance money: Minimum wage, health care hung up on medical savings accounts.
Senate is set for showdown on minimum wage increase GOP amendment brings threat of Clinton veto
Minimum wage deal Senate breakthrough: Majority leader Trent Lott puts his stamp on the post-Dole era.
Minimum wage increase thrown into jeopardy Dole's exit from Senate leaves vote call uncertain
GOP selects Lott as Senate leader Conservative sought Dole post for months
Dole bids farewell to Senate he loves Departure: The Senate majority leader leaves office with a performance that was intimate, funny and highly emotional.; CAMPAIGN 1996
ON THE MOUNTING CRISIS in Medicare, Republicans...