By Sean Lengell | 03/06/14 12:50 PM
House Speaker John Boehner said he supports President Obama's executive order Thursday that readies sanctions to freeze assets and block U.S. visas for those responsible for “destabilizing Ukraine.”
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 12:39 PM
Making a direct sales pitch to Hispanic voters on Thursday, President Obama insisted that his administration would not delay the March 31 deadline for consumers to obtain health insurance or pay a fine.
By Sean Lengell | 03/06/14 11:17 AM
The "world's greatest deliberative body" got some sage advice from one of the world's foremost religious figures when the Dalai Lama delivered the Senate's opening prayer Thursday.
By Tim Mak | 03/06/14 10:10 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., took the stage at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to urge the Republican Party to become the "party of ideas," concerned less with "burn[ing] heretics" and more with winning converts. "Let the other side be the party of personalities," he said. "We...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 08:22 AM
President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order readying sanctions and visa restrictions on individuals the administration said were responsible for “destabilizing Ukraine.”
By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 07:48 AM
At the conservative CPAC conference Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not take any major risks when he speaks to a segment of the Republican Party that has at times viewed him with skepticism.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/05/14 07:32 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee wants you to know Steve Daines, the Republican candidate for Senate in Montana and one of the party's most promising recruits in a high-stakes midterm election year. But what do they want you to know? “He’s always outside,” Daines’ mother...
By Sean Lengell | 03/05/14 07:22 PM
The House has tentatively scheduled a Thursday vote on a loan package for Ukraine. Specifics of the financial aid package had not been released as of late Wednesday. The measure is to be considered under a suspension of House rules, meaning that a two-thirds majority is needed for passage....
By Zack Colman | 03/05/14 04:58 PM
The House passed energy-efficiency legislation Wednesday as a companion measure in the Senate remains stalled. The bill from Reps. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and Peter Welch, D-Vt., which passed 375-36, is a scaled-back version of the legislation that is sitting in the upper chamber. The...
By Brian Hughes | 03/05/14 04:41 PM
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it would allow insurers to issue until October 2016 health plans that do not meet Obamacare regulations, pushing back another Affordable Care Act deadline well past November's midterms. Facing the prospect of another wave of cancellation...
By Sean Lengell | 03/05/14 04:02 PM
The Senate on Wednesday rejected President Obama's controversial pick to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, as seven Democrats bucked their party's leadership and joined Republicans in opposing the nomination of Debo Adegbile. A procedural vote to advance Adegbile's...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/05/14 03:54 PM
President Obama on Wednesday took his push for raising the federal minimum wage outside the beltway, highlighting efforts by state and business leaders as he urged Congress to act. At an event at Central Connecticut State University, Obama highlighted New England governors who are raising...
By Tim Mak | 03/05/14 02:07 PM
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Wednesday abruptly adjourned a hearing over the IRS' targeting of conservative groups after former agency official Lois Lerner refused to answer his questions. Issa had called the hearing to hear testimony from Lerner, who headed the IRS...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/05/14 02:00 PM
President Obama on Wednesday called it a “travesty” that the Senate had failed to confirm Debo Adegbile, his nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. “The Senate’s failure to confirm Debo Adegbile to lead the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice is...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/05/14 01:29 PM
The White House on Wednesday criticized Iran for an illicit shipment of weapons headed to Gaza, calling it “unacceptable,” but insisted they would press ahead with nuclear talks. “These illicit actions are unacceptable to the international community,” White House press secretary Jay...
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