By Sean Lengell | 10/31/13 06:31 AM
After a year-plus delay, House and Senate negotiators finally met Wednesday to begin hammering out a five-year "farm bill" that would set the nation's agricultural policies and fund the food stamp program.
By David M. Drucker | 10/31/13 05:12 AM
House Republicans on Thursday began a nearly two-week recess as they sought to solidify their political standing at home and clear the way for intense public scrutiny of Obamacare’s troubled rollout.
10/30/13 10:07 PM
September's shooting at Washington DC's Navy Yard is still in the minds of many. Wednesday, the House committee on homeland security discussed security tactics at federal buildings to prevent a similar incident.
By Byron York | 10/30/13 11:32 AM
Given the Affordable Care Act's multiple crises in its first month of implementation, there's no way President Obama and his fellow Democrats could be having a good time right now. But imagine if, instead of passing national health care legislation with only Democratic votes in 2009 and 2010,...
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 06:33 AM
A little more than six months ago, Congressional lawmakers were talking about striking a "grand bargain" that would resolve the differences Republicans and Democrats have on spending, taxes and entitlement reform.
By Bloomberg_News | 10/29/13 06:17 PM
The House voted to delay a Labor Department effort to expand investor protections for more than $13 trillion worth of private retirement accounts, including 401(k)s and IRAs. The legislation, which Tuesday passed 254-166, would prevent the department from issuing a proposal to prevent...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 11:41 AM
The National Park Service has a massive backlog of maintenance projects it cannot afford to address even as it continues to spend hundreds of millions of dollars acquiring thousands of additional acres of new park land that has drawn little interest from the public.
By Sean Lengell | 10/29/13 11:17 AM
House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday called for a "fix" of Obamacare but stopped short of demanding an immediate repeal of the health care law, something many of his fellow Republicans still are pushing for.
By Joel Gehrke | 10/28/13 03:52 PM
President Obama hasn't met with Immigration and Customs Enforcement union boss Chris Crane, and neither have the corporate leaders set to lobby Congress in favor of the Senate immigration bill. "They do not represent the interests of your constituents, the law enforcement community, or the...
By David M. Drucker | 10/25/13 01:20 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is threatening to issue subpoenas if the Department of Health and Human Services doesn't turn over requested documents related to the troubled rollout of the Obamacare website.
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