Steve Russell
12/11/14

It’s a time-honored method for getting legislation done in the middle of a gridlock to attach an unrelated “rider” to a bill understood as “must pass.” I write this at three o’clock on the morning it is claimed the U.S....

Steve Russell
11/14/14
The Washington Post splashed the front page with the beginning of a series on the N word, which the Post reported is used 500,000 times a day on Twitter...
Mark Trahant
11/8/12
President Barack Obama’s election celebration won’t last long...
ICTMN Staff
10/28/12
It’s our roundup of all the big news coming out of Indian country: • FAREWELL: On Monday, Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means walked on , having lost a long battle against cancer...
John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives
10/25/12

In recent months, my role as Speaker of the House has allowed me to travel much of our great nation—including Indian country—and talk to Americans of all walks of life. Wherever I go, conversation quickly turns to jobs and the state of the economy....

Lee Allen
1/2/12
Southern Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords epitomizes the spirit of giving—seasonal and year-round—and now, one year after she was shot while conducting a Congress on Your C...
Mark Trahant
8/2/11

There’s nothing like deadline to produce a deal: The president and congressional leaders reached an agreement over the weekend to increase the nation’s debt limit, cut federal spending, and create a powerful committee charged with finding even more budget cuts....

Harold A. Monteau
2/14/11

Republican ersatz presidential candidate Sarah Palin, puts Representative Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, “in the crosshairs” in television commercials supporting a Republican candidate for Giffords’s seat in the U.S. House....

Mark Trahant
3/22/11

Google the phrase, “we can’t afford,” and some 209 million results pop up that capture our Great Public Debate....

Mark Trahant
11/7/12
The next Congress will look like the last one. Only more so. House Speaker John Boehner will return to lead the House of Representatives...