Thursday Jul 17
The Next Front in the Battle over Obamacare
You may be seeing a concerted attempt by liberals and their media allies to convince you that Obamacare is 1) succeeding; 2) losing political impact for the midterms; and 3) being emphasized less frequently by Republicans on the campaign trail.
Thursday Jul 17
Rep. Price's bill would shed light on college athletics
Some university athletics officials will be screaming about a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by David Price, a Chapel Hill Democrat, and Tom Petri, a Wisconsin Republican.
House Strips Funding for IRS Bonuses, Fancy IRS Conferences
The House passed a spending bill Wednesday that prevents the IRS from spending any money in the next year on bonuses for IRS officials, or on pricey conferences in resort spots around the country.
Lawmakers look to exempt Medicare labs from e-health records
House lawmakers are pressing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to remove penalties on Medicare diagnostic labs that don't use electronic medical records.
View from the Hill: Israeli-Palestinian Talks Very Unlikely
Many in Congress have little confidence that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will return to the negotiating table anytime soon.
Woodall Chosen as Interim RSC Chair; Group Tweaks Election Rules
The Georgia Republican will serve as caretaker of the conservative group until November, when new rules will be enforced in choosing the next chairman.
Rep. Tom Price to Obama: Show Some Leadership in Border Crisis
President Barack Obama's baffling refusal to see for himself the chaos unfolding at the U.S. southern border is "an abject failure of leadership" in the face of an uncontrolled immigration surge brought on by his administration's policies, Rep Tom Price told Newsmax TV on Wednesday.
July Fourth will find candidates on the march
THE HARSH recent tones of Cobb's political season will take a back seat for Uncle Sam and the Red, White and Blue later this week - well, for a few hours, anyway.
The Washington Post
Republicans cheer Supreme Court decision on recess appointments
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell led the GOP's legal challenge to the recess appointments.