Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu creates lively political theater in his speech to Congress, amid pomp and circumstance fit for a president.
The situation on the southern border is serious, with thousands of child migrants streaming across the border each month. Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for the problem — but they're also signaling they might be willing to make a deal.
It's come down to Obamacare. For Republicans, delaying its implementation is important enough to shutdown the government if they don't get it. For Democrats, keeping it in place is enough to shutdown the government. Both sides have until midnight, eastern, tonight to modify their tune or the government shuts down.
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a rare effort at communicating with the American people through the New York TImes. In an op-ed, he confronted President Barack Obama's decision-making regarding U.S. intervention in Syria and called for the U.S. to hold back any strikes.
US House Speaker John Boehner came out in favor of a military strike in Syria. But there's still a lot of work for the Obama administration to do before Congress votes in President Obama's favor.
Presided over by Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that would allow undocumented workers a path to gain U.S. citizenship. The bill was drafted by a bipartisan team of Senators, but expectations are low that it will survive a vote in the House of Representatives.