By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 05:33 PM
A House panel report says Department of the Interior employees haven't always recused themselves from promoting green energy projects where there was a notable conflict of interest.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 01:28 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell says the federal government does not have the power to stop states from allowing people to use welfare benefits to buy marijuana.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 11:29 AM
House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday he'll wait to hear President Obama's plan for dealing with the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria before weighing in about what Congress will do.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/08/14 05:57 PM
With a Sept. 30 fiscal deadline looming and the midterm elections coming in November, the House may take up a bill without adding provisions that are frequently attached to must-pass spending bills, say those familiar with the talks.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/08/14 08:14 PM
It was authored by Democrats, who thought it would be blocked by GOP opposition. But Republicans voted to move ahead with the debate.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/06/14 01:46 PM
The growing threat from ISIS has forced both President Obama and Congress into a pre-election quandary of deciding whether to move forward with expanded military action.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 05:58 PM
Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 12:25 PM
A top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said he has learned that key lost emails sent by Lois Lerner may be preserved somewhere within 760 exchange servers that were supposed to be destroyed two years ago.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 06:56 PM
The Senate majority leader told a green energy conference Thursday he'll take up legislation by the end of this year.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 05:36 PM
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told fellow GOP lawmakers in a memo that the House will continue "aggressive oversight work," but there is no immediate plan to take up legislation giving President Obama the green light to bomb Syria.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 08:24 AM
A George Washington University Battleground Poll taken in late August showed most Americans "feel the nation is on the wrong track," but they have differing view on who would best lead the country onto the right track.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/03/14 05:20 PM
Although some members of Congress have called for a debate on possible U.S. military action in Iraq and Syria, leaders have little time and little appetite for taking up a measure authorizing action when it returns next week from the summer recess.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/03/14 02:06 PM
Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., said he'll introduce his legislation next week, when Congress returns from the summer recess.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/02/14 10:15 PM
The immigrants will cost local schools far more than other students, FAIR contests, not only because they speak little English but because most have likely had little schooling.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/02/14 02:52 PM
Kevin Broughton, spokesman for the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, took a jab at Cantor for his new job at New York investment bank Moelis & Company.
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