By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 11:28 AM
A day after pulling legislation from the floor, House lawmakers have hashed out a second plan to pass a supplemental border bill today that will provide President Obama money to deal with the migrant surge on the border.
By Ed Sykes | 08/01/14 10:44 AM
After a shocking primary loss in June, the long-serving Republican will leave Capitol Hill for good Aug. 18.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/01/14 10:26 AM
A key House Republican who did not support a GOP bill to address the border crisis had three problems with it.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 09:45 AM
"Are we going to go into recess?" Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., asked as she stepped into a crowded U.S. Capitol elevator with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. "We don't know what will happen."
By Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 08:53 AM
After several delays, Congress voted late Thursday to keep federal highway money flowing to states just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 08:20 AM
Rep. Eric Cantor, who stepped down from his position as House majority leader this week, will leave office Aug. 18 rather than complete his term.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/01/14 08:01 AM
All eyes are on the House of Representatives today. The lawmakers were slated to leave for their August recess Thursday night but were called back into action until they hold a vote on the immigration bill addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border.
08/01/14 01:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America's new envoy to Russia. Sen. Mike Enzi didn't make it easy. When the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee,...
07/31/14 09:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States. Faring far better, a...
07/31/14 09:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a landmark bill Thursday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. A 91-3 vote in the Senate sent the $16.3 billion measure to President Barack Obama for his signature. The House had voted...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
House lawmakers will huddle Thursday night and Friday to try to rework spending legislation that would provide President Obama with additional money to deal with a surge in unaccompanied minors on the border.
By Betsy Woodruff and David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 05:52 PM
Republicans frustrated over the last-minute collapse of support for a border bill have been blaming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. But it turns out they may have the wrong Republican senator in their sights.
07/31/14 04:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report. The document, released Thursday by the CIA, is a summary...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:20 PM
The House of Representatives will not adjourn for a five-week recess until it holds a vote on legislation addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border, lawmakers said after leaving a closed-door meeting.
07/31/14 04:00 PM
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