By Brian Hughes | 07/28/14 02:38 PM
The White House took aim Monday at newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, mocking the Louisiana Republican's criticism of President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request to address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/28/14 02:35 PM
The Social Security disability trust fund is only two years away from exhaustion, Social Security's Board of Trustees announced Monday, while saying that Medicare's finances appear to have strengthened, thanks to slowing growth in the cost of health care.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/28/14 02:07 PM
House and Senate negotiators have unveiled a $17 billion plan to overhaul the way the nation's veterans obtain medical care, including a $10 billion provision to privatize services to help shorten long wait times.
By Zack Colman | 07/28/14 11:59 AM
The Obama administration's proposed greenhouse gas emissions rule for existing power plants is "changing the tone" of the international dialogue on climate change, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday.
By Brian Hughes | 07/28/14 09:20 AM
The White House this week will attempt to dial down tensions in both Gaza and Ukraine, as those conflicts rage on with little notice of U.S. efforts to limit the bloodshed there.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/28/14 07:46 AM
For perspective, if the Fed were allowed to buy stocks, at current prices it could have bought Apple, Google and Microsoft for that sum -- with General Motors and Ford thrown into the mix, with $44 billion left over.
By David M. Drucker | 07/27/14 03:33 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan has a lot of reasons to run for president in 2016: Support from major donors, national name recognition and a suite of policy ideas he'd like to enact. One thing he's lacking: any apparent plans to do so.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/27/14 07:44 PM
Congress Monday will begin a final week of legislative action before adjourning for the August recess, but partisan gridlock threatens to leave key legislation unfinished.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/27/14 06:49 PM
Lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal on a bill help end long wait lists at medical facilities run by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 01:38 PM
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on Sunday defended his new anti-poverty initiative, saying it would reform a welfare and entitlement system that "perpetuates poverty."
By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 12:22 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas has violated its own cease-fire Sunday, a move he says leaves Israel with "no choice but to defend ourselves."
By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 10:40 AM
Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said President Obama -- not Congress -- was to blame for a lack of a plan to deal with the border crisis, saying House Republican leaders are "willing to lead."
By Brian Hughes | 07/25/14 03:59 PM
The White House Friday stood behind its assertions that Republicans seriously wanted to impeach President Obama, even though Speaker John Boehner has repeatedly dismissed the possibility.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/25/14 03:26 PM
House Republicans Friday were mulling a border supplemental spending bill that would give President Obama only a fraction of his $3.7 billion request, but a looming fight over a 2008 deportation law now threatens to derail any deal at all.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/25/14 01:19 PM
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says administration aides are scouring areas of the law ripe for more executive actions in response to House GOP lawsuit accusing President Obama of overreach.Â
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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