By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 01:36 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says he is not overly optimistic that Republicans and Democrats can come together to resolve the border crisis before Congress adjourns at the end of July for a month-long break.
By Sean Lengell | 07/15/14 05:23 PM
When the Supreme Court last month struck down a key Obamacare birth control mandate, it left it up to Congress to sort out the details. Less than two weeks after the ruling, both parties are scrambling to do just that.
By Sean Lengell | 07/11/14 04:44 PM
Ohio politicians were quick to welcome native/prodigal son LeBron James back home Friday after the basketball superstar surprisingly announced he would sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 06:59 PM
The Senate majority leader recalls his son's penalty kick in an NCAA tournament game, and likens Argentinian star Messi to the great Pele.
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 03:26 PM
There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 03:01 PM
"We should be afraid of this court, that five guys should start determining what contraceptions are legal," Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday at the Capitol. "It is so stunning."
By Sean Lengell | 07/03/14 05:48 PM
This week celebrates the 150th anniversary of the National Statuary Hall, the former House chamber turned into a de facto museum.
By Sean Lengell | 07/02/14 04:04 PM
The Supreme Court ended its term with the most unanimous rulings and fewest split decisions in decades, suggesting an easing of the sharp and often bitter ideological divisions between the justices in recent years. But such an assumption is risky and probably wrong.
By Sean Lengell | 06/30/14 03:19 PM
The Supreme Court struck down a key Obamacare provision Monday, saying businesses can use religious beliefs to opt out of a requirement that employers cover birth control for employees.
By Ed Sykes and Sean Lengell | 06/30/14 12:56 PM
In its latest ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday employers should not be required under the Affordable Care Act to offer contraception if it conflicts with the company's religious views.
By Sean Lengell | 06/26/14 04:29 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it stifled free speech rights of protesters.
By Sean Lengell | 06/25/14 01:03 PM
The Supreme Court has handed down a big victory for privacy rights in the digital age, unanimously ruling Wednesday that police can't search the cellphone of persons they arrest without a warrant.
By Sean Lengell | 06/25/14 12:09 PM
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an Internet startup can't redistribute television programs from the airwaves to subscribers to watch on portable devices without the company paying the TV networks.
By Sean Lengell | 06/23/14 05:58 PM
A federal investigator has described a “troubling pattern” of Veterans Affairs Department officials downplaying or ignoring whistleblowers at facilities nationwide, resulting in patients receiving deficient, delayed and in some cases no needed medical attention. In a letter Monday to...
By Zack Colman | 06/23/14 01:35 PM
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled to place some limits on the Obama administration's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions but largely upheld its foundations for factories and powerful plants.Â
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