By Susan Ferrechio | 11/26/13 03:45 PM
The disastrous rollout of President Obama's health care law rollout has damaged the 2014 re-election prospects of Democratic lawmakers, a series of polls shows. A survey released Tuesday by CNN/Opinion Research is the seventh poll in just over two weeks to show Democrats having lost the edge...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/25/13 04:33 PM
A member of the House Republican leadership has set a new record, giving birth to a third child while serving in Congress. Aides to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who is the communications director for the House Republican Conference, gave birth to Brynn Catherinem, who weighed in at 7 lbs 6...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/25/13 02:49 PM
The Senate may consider legislation implementing sanctions against Iran despite a nuclear deal announced days ago by world leaders in Geneva, setting up a possible veto showdown with President Obama.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/24/13 10:49 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday defended the nuclear deal with Iran as less than perfect, but a chance to stop the country's efforts to build nuclear weapons. "This negotiation is not the art of fantasy or the art of the ideal," Kerry said on ABC's "This Week." "It's the art of the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/22/13 08:45 AM
Senate Democrats on Thursday rewrote the chamber's filibuster rule, limiting Republicans' power to block presidential nominees and clearing the way for a wave of quick confirmation votes on President Obama's executive and judicial branch nominees. "The Democrats just pushed the panic button...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/21/13 03:11 PM
Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday moved to fundamentally alter the rules governing the chamber's filibuster rule after Republicans repeatedly rejected President Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court. The change, approved 52-48, would prevent the minority party from using the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 04:11 PM
An ethics watchdog group wants Congress to investigate whether concierge-style health insurance perks offered to lawmakers and staff violate the congressional gift ban.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 03:43 PM
Consumers have suffered sticker shock when they try to enroll in Obamacare's health insurance exchanges, but soon those same consumers may be faced with far fewer choices of doctors and hospitals.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 12:37 PM
Two potential Republican presidential candidates, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Paul Ryan, both are running ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the battleground state of Colorado, a poll released Wednesday showed. The Quinnipiac University poll shows Christie with...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/19/13 09:54 PM
The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding answers from the director of the Census Bureau after a news outlet reported that Census employees may have fabricated data for a jobs report that showed a significant drop in unemployment under President Obama just a month from Election Day...
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