By Susan Ferrechio | 07/22/14 06:57 PM
A group of House Republicans will call for sending the National Guard to the U.S. southern border, where a months-long surge in illegal immigration has flooded Texas with thousands of children from Central America.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 10:26 PM
With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 07:21 PM
The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform panel is objecting to a plan to call the Internal Revenue Service commissioner to testify for a third time in a matter of weeks, calling it "public harassment of an agency head."
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 01:08 PM
Could the IRS have those missing Lois Lerner emails after all? New testimony from a key Internal Revenue Service official indicates the IRS may not have lost two years of emails sent by former top IRS official Lois Lerner after all.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/13/14 10:28 PM
The House this week will debate a measure authorizing a precedent-setting lawsuit against President Obama, while the Senate takes up historic legislation aimed at overriding a Supreme Court ruling on insurance coverage of contraceptives.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/11/14 07:56 AM
The Republican resistance to the 2010 health care law will take another twist this month when the House debates an unprecedented lawsuit against President Obama.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 06:49 PM
House Republicans will use President Obama's "unilateral actions" on the health care law as the central focus of their lawsuit against him, the GOP leadership announced Thursday.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 04:30 PM
Republicans don't trust the Justice Department to investigate the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups and now want the department's inspector general to look into the matter instead.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 03:10 PM
Senate Republicans want President Obama to sent military advisers to Jordan to help the country develop a defense against the Islamic militant group now fighting to take over Iraq and other areas of the Middle East.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 02:47 PM
Congressional lawmakers signaled Thursday that a $3.7 billion spending measure to cope with the immigrant surge at the border will include a provision allowing speedier deportations of thousands of minors.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/09/14 10:47 AM
The Obama administration won't get the $3.7 billion unless Republicans in the House and Senate go along with the request, but there are several reasons that may not happen.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/08/14 08:50 AM
On Monday, Senate Democrats used the word "shutdown" 13 times to describe what would happen if Republicans don't support a compromise bill to pay for summer and fall road projects.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/03/14 01:31 PM
Roadwork nationwide could screech to a halt if Congress doesn't act soon.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/02/14 04:18 PM
In the battle to renew the Export-Import Bank, Senate Democrats are lining up behind the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, while many Republicans are in sympathy with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the iconic foe of crony capitalism.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/01/14 06:27 PM
The inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services released a report highlighting problems verifying eligibility for federal health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
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