By Sean Higgins | 08/09/14 05:01 AM
Alexander has a shot at becoming chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which could be a big frustration for Big Labor.
By Paul Bedard | 08/06/14 10:38 AM
The name of Washington's storied NFL team, "Redskins," is fast emerging as one of the top issues on Capitol Hill and in the 2016 presidential election.
By Becket Adams | 08/05/14 12:44 PM
"There were a lot of other crises that the President was focused on at that point," press secretary Josh Earnest says.
By Paul Bedard | 08/04/14 03:30 PM
Speaker John Boehner slaps back at the president and Senate Democrats who charge that he is runnng a "do-nothing House."
By Washington Examiner | 08/03/14 04:02 PM
House Republican leaders on Thursday last week had to pull from the floor their bill to deal with the current crisis of child migration at the border. The Beltway media pounced instantly with a stale narrative about how this was embarrassment to the new House leadership team.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 07:02 PM
The proposed amendment not only gives Congress the power to limit spending on federal candidates, but it also bars the judicial branch from overturning any future campaign finance laws authored by legislative branch.
By Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 05:23 PM
Senate Democrats are ramping up efforts for a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at reversing recent Supreme Court decisions that loosened campaign finance restrictions.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/01/14 08:54 AM
House GOP leaders gave Democrats a softball shot at turning their words against them to support more executive actions on immigration from President Obama amid disarray on the border-emergency spending bill.
By Becket Adams | 07/31/14 02:47 PM
In a hypothetical matchup for U.S. Senate in 2016, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada would crush Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by double digits, according to new polling data.
By Sean Lengell | 07/31/14 02:20 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says it's the Senate -- not his leadership -- that is to blame for Congress being gridlocked in partisan intransigence and poised to leave Washington for a five-week break without passing several key measures.
By David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 09:07 AM
House Republicans on Wednesday were still short of the 218 GOP votes they need to guarantee passage of their $659 billion border package.
By David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 02:51 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.
By David M. Drucker | 07/29/14 04:54 PM
As House Speaker John Boehner tries to build support among the Republican caucus for legislation to address the thousands of unaccompanied minors coming to the U.S. from Central America, his Democratic counterpart in the Senate has brought up the toxic issue of immigration reform.
By Washington Examiner | 07/28/14 04:03 PM
Congress is scheduled to begin its August recess next week. In most years, August is a time when Americans can breathe easy as Washington politicians suspend their usual routines for a few weeks.
By David M. Drucker | 07/28/14 04:29 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Monday moved to ensure Israel receives crucial military aid, decoupling $225 million funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system from a controversial border bill.
By Byron York | 08/18/14
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