1 hr ago | Congress.org
Last week's party-line House vote to repeal the 201o health care law was arranged so the 70 freshman Republicans could go on record in support of a campaign promise.
4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Our view: Providing a path to citizenship and reforms to a broken system would strengthen the country, and Congress needs to recognize that's more important than politics Just when Washington looked like it was completely preoccupied with the scandals, real and imaginary, swirling around the White House , a group of Democrats and Republicans in the ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Washington Times
A handful of conservative congressmen said Wednesday that they will demand a budget that balances in 10 years in exchange for their vote to increase the debt ceiling, saying that Republican leadership promised as much during a GOP retreat earlier this year.
12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
These Republicans want to move ahead despite recent court decisions that have struck down similar state laws.
18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
Washington a A Senate panel passed a sweeping immigration reform bill Tuesday evening, which Sen.
Oklahoma's two Republican senators are pledging any assistance needed for areas devastated by the tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., on Monday, but they're maintaining their conservative views on federal spending.
Summoned by Congress, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
The Treasury Department once again is tapping federal retirement programs to buy the government more time to increase the nation's debt ceiling.
Speaker John Boehner choked up as he offered prayers for the people of Oklahoma on Tuesday after tornadoes that ripped through the state left dozens of people dead.
Addressing the massive tornado that killed dozens in Oklahoma, Speaker of the House John Boehner refused to say Tuesday whether he thinks federal government aid sent for storm recovery efforts should be offset with spending cuts elsewhere.
President Obama survived a terrible week in Washington unscathed in the eyes of the American people.
House Republicans are pushing back against a prominent conservative group's suggestion that congressional leaders should avoid scheduling potentially divisive votes which could shift the media spotlight away from the White House's recent woes.
Barack Obama 's hopes of moving beyond the scandals that have dogged his administration were dashed on Monday, when it was disclosed that the White House had been informed last month about the details of the IRS affair.
At the end of a truly dismal week in his presidency, President Obama remains lucky in one crucial category: his opposition.
The shift is striking: The 2008 rivals never got along throughout Obama's first term in office.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is aiming this week to pass a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions, setting up a high-stakes debate on the Senate floor.