09/06/14 01:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Norma Torres sees a reflection of herself in some of the Central American children who have flooded into the United States in recent months. More than four decades ago in Guatemala, Torres' parents told her she was going to the United States on a vacation. They declined to...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 05:58 PM
Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/05/14 06:48 PM
What's more likely is lawmakers passing a continuing resolution that would keep spending at current levels through mid-December -- after the November elections for a new Congress.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/05/14 12:51 PM
Since 2009, McCain has appeared more than 97 times on the five news shows that air Sunday mornings -- more than any other lawmaker, administration official, journalist or pundit.
By David M. Drucker | 09/05/14 12:33 PM
It's not quite the Contract with America, but House Speaker John Boehner is preparing to unveil a five-point agenda for the fall elections that includes reforming the tax code and reducing regulations.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 12:25 PM
A top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said he has learned that key lost emails sent by Lois Lerner may be preserved somewhere within 760 exchange servers that were supposed to be destroyed two years ago.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 06:56 PM
The Senate majority leader told a green energy conference Thursday he'll take up legislation by the end of this year.
By Byron York | 09/04/14 06:11 PM
Democrats are threatening to use the once-hated filibuster to stop Republican initiatives.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 05:36 PM
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told fellow GOP lawmakers in a memo that the House will continue "aggressive oversight work," but there is no immediate plan to take up legislation giving President Obama the green light to bomb Syria.
09/04/14 04:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Borrowing a Republican idea, a group including former senior Obama and Clinton advisers is unveiling a novel proposal to let states take the lead in controlling health costs. Individual states would set their own targets to curb the growth of health care spending. If they...
By Rebecca Berg | 09/04/14 03:08 PM
In an op-ed published Thursday by Time, Paul pushes back against that characterization of his foreign policy, which has been used by many of his critics in the Republican Party, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
By Sean Lengell | 09/04/14 01:59 PM
The Obama administration scored a major legal victory Thursday before judges wrote a single word.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/04/14 09:59 AM
An upcoming election coupled with the concerns of Senate Democrats may cause President Obama to push back a possible executive order on immigration to next year, something Boehner is on board with.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 08:24 AM
A George Washington University Battleground Poll taken in late August showed most Americans "feel the nation is on the wrong track," but they have differing view on who would best lead the country onto the right track.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 07:26 PM
A Tea Party Republican has teamed up with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus on a bill to place limits on a Pentagon program providing surplus military equipment to local police around the country.
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