By Susan Ferrechio | 07/25/14 03:26 PM
House Republicans Friday were mulling a border supplemental spending bill that would give President Obama only a fraction of his $3.7 billion request, but a looming fight over a 2008 deportation law now threatens to derail any deal at all.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/25/14 03:14 PM
The House Rules Committee on Thursday approved a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive action.
By Sean Lengell | 07/25/14 12:30 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is insisting that immigration reform be excluded from proposed legislation to provide billions of dollars to deal with a flood of minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepping back from comments she made earlier this month.
By Rep. Lynn Jenkins and Rep. Diane Black | 07/25/14 10:21 AM
There are countless blessings for those starting a family, but the financial responsibility can be a challenge for any working parents.
By Ed Sykes | 07/25/14 10:18 AM
In a party line vote Thursday afternoon, the House Committee on Rules approved a resolution to sue the President Obama "for failing to faithfully execute the law."
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 06:58 PM
Not only is President Obama not going to get the $3.7 billion he wants to deal with a surge of migrant children on the southern border, he'll be lucky if he gets anything soon.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/25/14 08:48 AM
Congress is about to leave the nation's capital for its traditional August recess. Since it's an election year, the month back home is especially important to members of the House of Representatives.
07/24/14 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written. The vote in the Rules Committee was...
07/24/14 06:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays. Both...
By David Freddoso | 07/24/14 03:48 PM
Of all the duties members of Congress have, oversight might be both the most important and the least attractive.
07/24/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants. In a testy exchange, Sen. Bob Menendez lashed out at...
07/24/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty. Programs that would be merged include food stamps, cash welfare, housing...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 02:47 PM
Despite bipartisan agreement that Congress must act quickly to help end significant wait times and neglect of patients at the nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, lawmakers have reached a serious impasse that threatens to derail a deal just days before the August recess.
By Sean Lengell | 07/24/14 01:12 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 12:15 PM
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.
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