By Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 02:43 PM
A revamped House Republican leadership faced its first real challenge after support for its border security bill collapsed, forcing the team to regroup and try again before rolling out a second plan Friday morning.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 02:08 PM
Congress today will clear a bill for President Obama's signature that will provide Israel with $225 million for its Iron Dome missile defense system.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/01/14 02:00 PM
In his strongest defense of Brennan to date, Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., said an inspector general's report shows that the CIA head didn't direct or know in advance about the agency snooping on Senate staffers' computers.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/01/14 12:30 PM
Many House immigration hawks are praising the new version of the immigration legislation that is expected to get a vote Friday. But not all of them.
By Justin Green | 08/01/14 12:03 PM
This GIF might help explain why Republicans like Mike Lee, Raul Labrador and Paul Ryan are on board with prison sentencing reform.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 11:28 AM
A day after pulling legislation from the floor, House lawmakers have hashed out a second plan to pass a supplemental border bill today that will provide President Obama money to deal with the migrant surge on the border.
By Ed Sykes | 08/01/14 10:44 AM
After a shocking primary loss in June, the long-serving Republican will leave Capitol Hill for good Aug. 18.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/01/14 10:26 AM
A key House Republican who did not support a GOP bill to address the border crisis had three problems with it.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 09:45 AM
"Are we going to go into recess?" Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., asked as she stepped into a crowded U.S. Capitol elevator with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. "We don't know what will happen."
By Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 08:53 AM
After several delays, Congress voted late Thursday to keep federal highway money flowing to states just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 08:20 AM
Rep. Eric Cantor, who stepped down from his position as House majority leader this week, will leave office Aug. 18 rather than complete his term.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/01/14 08:01 AM
All eyes are on the House of Representatives today. The lawmakers were slated to leave for their August recess Thursday night but were called back into action until they hold a vote on the immigration bill addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border.
08/01/14 01:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America's new envoy to Russia. Sen. Mike Enzi didn't make it easy. When the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee,...
07/31/14 09:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States. Faring far better, a...
07/31/14 09:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a landmark bill Thursday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. A 91-3 vote in the Senate sent the $16.3 billion measure to President Barack Obama for his signature. The House had voted...
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