On Thursday, The Daily Caller published a story - 'Despite momentum, GOP leadership still against special Benghazi committee' - that offers new evidence of the accuracy of two assessments long maintained by so many true conservatives: 1) The people who refer to themselves as the House Republican 'leadership' are far more interested in their own big ... (more)
A top Republican lawmaker blasted President Obama after he held an Oval Office meeting this week with illegal immigrants, despite having ignored recent requests for a sit-down from the union representing immigration officers.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly voted today to keep college within reach for Illinois students by voting against H.R.1911, also known as the Smarter Solutions for Students Act.
Senator Cardin speaks with community leaders at an immigration reform roundtable at Casa De Maryland in Hyattville, Md., on May 21.
A tea party rebellion by several U.S. senators blocking progress on a the federal budget may be working for them, but not for their fellow Republican lawmakers - even ones who mostly agree with them.
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday he's confident the House will "work its will on immigration" reform and come to a deal - he's just not sure how.
The people of Moore, Okla., have been devastated by a ferocious tornado: 24 lives were lost and more than 10,000 homes were destroyed.
As pressure mounts on Capitol Hill to address the rising number of cases of sexual assault in the military, Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, suggested that he supports the House taking action through legislation.
House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters' questions on the issue.
The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.
Having lived most of her life in this Oklahoma City suburb, Barbara Bryen never feared twisters.
An older brother was being questioned Thursday in the deaths of two Utah boys found by their mother when she returned home, police said.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, assures his chamber "won't be stampeded" by the White House and Senate and will "work its will" on immigration legislation - but "don't ask me how," he added.
Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took turns Wednesday leading an often humorous but sometimes emotional celebration of the decades-long service of the Rev.
Prominent House conservatives are insisting that any increase in the debt limit be tied to cuts or changes in entitlement programs and mandatory spending, rather than just a tax overhaul, potentially complicating GOP leadership efforts to work out an agreement with Democrats to avoid a default.
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status broke the law, and he wondered aloud "who's going to go to jail." "There are laws in place to prevent this type of abuse," Boehner told reporters a day after an inspector general's report detailed how the IRS delayed ... (more)
As more details emerge on the Obama administration's surveillance of the Associated Press and Fox News , House Speaker John Boehner is among those who are seeking "big answers." Boehner appeared on Wednesday's edition of "On The Record with Greta Van Susteren," condemning the Department Of Justice's seizure of media organizations' documents and ... (more)