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 Ferrechio | 07/24/14 06:58 PM
Not only is President Obama not going to get the $3.7 billion he wants to deal with a surge of migrant children on the southern border, he'll be lucky if he gets anything soon.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 02:47 PM
Despite bipartisan agreement that Congress must act quickly to help end significant wait times and neglect of patients at the nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, lawmakers have reached a serious impasse that threatens to derail a deal just days before the August recess.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 05:58 PM
The House speaker warned that it could be impossible for Congress to green-light additional money to deal with the border crisis unless Obama publicly supports a change in a law that is slowing deportations.Â
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
If Congress can agree on a plan to give President Obama supplemental money to deal with the border crisis, it's going to be much less than he asked for.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 11:07 AM
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 | 07/22/14 03:59 PM
While Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday cheered dueling court rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies, a conservative watchdog group has been preparing for the next big court case challenging the health care law.
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.
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