By Joseph Lawler | 08/01/14 10:33 AM
The U.S. economy may be steadily adding jobs, but so far in 2014, there are few signs that the labor market improvement is translating into income gains for workers.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/01/14 10:26 AM
A key House Republican who did not support a GOP bill to address the border crisis had three problems with it.
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 09:50 AM
Three West Coast Democratic governors came out against offshore drilling this week, but it's a Republican governor's moves on the Atlantic Ocean that have drawn some attention.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/01/14 09:18 AM
The U.S. labor market may finally be gathering momentum. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 209,000 payroll jobs in July.
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 Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 08:53 AM
After several delays, Congress voted late Thursday to keep federal highway money flowing to states just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/01/14 08:21 AM
President Obama remains confident in CIA Director John Brennan's leadership despite an independent investigation that concluded that the agency had overreached its authority by spying on Senate staffers.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 08:20 AM
Rep. Eric Cantor, who stepped down from his position as House majority leader this week, will leave office Aug. 18 rather than complete his term.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 06:58 PM
Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
House lawmakers will huddle Thursday night and Friday to try to rework spending legislation that would provide President Obama with additional money to deal with a surge in unaccompanied minors on the border.
By Betsy Woodruff and David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 05:52 PM
Republicans frustrated over the last-minute collapse of support for a border bill have been blaming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. But it turns out they may have the wrong Republican senator in their sights.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:20 PM
The House of Representatives will not adjourn for a five-week recess until it holds a vote on legislation addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border, lawmakers said after leaving a closed-door meeting.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 03:18 PM
House Republican lawmakers, angry over the GOP's decision to abandon a bill to address the border crisis, crowded around Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the well of the chamber, demanding to remain in session to resolve the issue.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 03:14 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz has drawn lots of criticism in the wake of House leadership's decision to pull an immigration supplemental intended to alleviate the border crisis. But he might find support from an unusual source: Rep. Raul Grijalva.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 02:21 PM
The Government Accountability Office handed a modest victory to big banks Thursday in the ongoing fight over whether the "too-big-to-fail" problem has been resolved, while still giving bank credits something to cheer.
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