By Doug Lamborn | 07/18/14 02:00 PM
The men and women who volunteer to serve in the military are brave and selfless. They don't deserve to be served by a Department of Veterans Affairs more concerned with manipulating data for financial gain than with solving problems and serving our veterans with the best possible medical care.
By Sean Lengell | 07/18/14 01:12 PM
A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday for carrying a concealed weapon inside the Capitol complex.
07/16/14 08:45 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of Illinois' congressional delegation plan to speak on the floor of the House of Representative about gun violence in Chicago. U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush plans the speech on Wednesday evening. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis and Robin Kelly plan to join him. Rush's office says the...
By Mark Flatten | 07/15/14 12:49 PM
Congressional investigators were given a workspace at the Philadelphia VA that was wired with activated audio microphones and video cameras, the chairman of the House veterans' affairs committee said.
By Thomas Sowell | 07/15/14 10:45 AM
From the Republican establishment, House Speaker John Boehner has announced plans to sue President Obama for exceeding his authority. And from the Tea Party wing of the Republicans, former Gov. Sarah Palin has called for impeachment of the president.
By David M. Drucker | 07/14/14 02:47 PM
A bipartisan congressional delegation traveled to Central America over the weekend as part of an effort to solve the crisis of unaccompanied minors illegally crossing the southern border.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/13/14 10:28 PM
The House this week will debate a measure authorizing a precedent-setting lawsuit against President Obama, while the Senate takes up historic legislation aimed at overriding a Supreme Court ruling on insurance coverage of contraceptives.
07/13/14 02:15 PM
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork," has died at age 89. Officials with Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort said Sunday that Gray died late Saturday at a hospital in Herrin...
By David M. Drucker | 07/11/14 12:30 PM
House Republicans are on track to approve emergency funds to address the immigration crisis at the southern border, but the legislation is unlikely to look anything like the $3.7 billion package being requested by President Obama.
07/10/14 09:04 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A House panel has approved a draft of a bill that would rein in abusive patent demand letters. On Thursday, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade approved the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act, or TROL Act, by a bipartisan vote of 13-6....
By Steve Doty | 07/11/14 08:11 AM
The University of Virginia Center for Politics has found it's especially good to be an incumbent running for re-election this year. The center found that 273 of 275 House members running for re-election have made it through conventions and primaries so far this year. In the Senate, a perfect 18...
07/10/14 01:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she still supports a Senate-passed bill to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgender people. Some gay-rights groups have withdrawn their support because it has a broad religious exemption. The California Democrat...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/09/14 10:47 AM
The Obama administration won't get the $3.7 billion unless Republicans in the House and Senate go along with the request, but there are several reasons that may not happen.
By Ashe Schow | 07/08/14 01:50 PM
Rep. Justin Amash appears to be safely situated to retain his congressional seat, according to a new internal poll showing the Michigan Republican holding a 22-point lead over his primary opponent.
By David M. Drucker | 06/29/14 05:59 PM
House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly preparing to sue President Obama for months. The Ohio Republican announced just last week that he would spearhead a House lawsuit against the president to challenge, in his view, the Obama administration's unconstitutional overreach of its executive...
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