By Rebecca Berg | 12/06/13 05:36 PM
One congressman's beef with the National Republican Congressional Committee over its support for gay candidates will likely have little effect on the committee's operations or fundraising. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., has tried to persuade other lawmakers and the committee not to support the...
By Sean Lengell | 12/06/13 02:01 PM
As if Congress hasn't failed enough this year to ingratiate itself with the public, the price of a gallon of milk is at risk of doubling in early 2014 if lawmakers don't pass a long-delayed farm bill by year's end. The 2008 farm bill expired last year without a replacement, though coverage for...
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 08:50 AM
A New Year's deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill. They've been tripped up by differences over the nation's food stamp program and how to restructure farm subsidies.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:44 PM
President Obama on Thursday said that Republicans should be “embarrassed” that they have not done more on Capitol Hill, blaming them for Washington gridlock. “They've got to be embarrassed,” the president said in an interview on MSNBC’s "Hardball with Chris Matthews." “Because the...
12/05/13 02:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says some Republicans aren't as sensitive as they should be when they campaign against female candidates. Boehner says male House members need to be a little more sensitive. He was responding Thursday to a story in Politico saying the House GOP's...
By David M. Drucker | 12/03/13 05:21 PM
House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to hire a high-profile immigration policy advisor is being widely seen as a reaffirmation of the speaker's commitment to push for immigration reform next year, though Republicans familiar with the hiring cautioned against misinterpreting the move....
By David M. Drucker | 12/03/13 12:22 PM
House Republican leaders moved Tuesday to link Obamacare to voters' lingering anxieties over the economy, charging that the implementation of the law is hampering job creation and forcing already-struggling Americans to choose between food and Christmas gifts.
By Luke Rosiak | 12/03/13 10:25 AM
Federal officials have opted to funnel millions more tax dollars into a troubled nuclear energy company that is near bankruptcy and admits it has no viable business model. The United States Enrichment Corp. told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Nov. 21 that it will receive from the...
11/27/13 05:52 PM
(nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com) It's not quite a "do nothing" Congress – but it's not far off.
By Lisa Ruhl | 11/26/13 03:37 PM
Afer 15 days of fasting, immigration activists say they won't stop until there's a bill on the House floor or until their bodies can't handle it anymore.
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