By Sean Higgins | 08/04/14 03:19 PM
For most people, an hourly wage of $125 would be an awfully good deal, especially in this economy. But President Obama and environmental groups are warning that it is not nearly enough for one group: lawyers engaged in Endangered Species Act litigation.
By Randy Hultgren | 08/04/14 04:29 PM
"Just give me antibiotics; that's what worked last year." So demanded a character of Dr. Mark Greene on the long-running show "ER" while suffering from the seasonal flu.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/04/14 04:17 PM
Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama is waiting on a review from Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder on what options he has to mitigate problems caused by the current immigration system.Â
By Becket Adams | 08/04/14 10:53 AM
In an unusual breach of House decorum Friday, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., crossed the chamber to give Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., a dressing down, reportedly calling the congressman an "insignificant person."
08/03/14 07:45 PM
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems— a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar. Yet stark differences in the details of...
By Brian Hughes | 08/03/14 01:21 PM
The senior Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee Sunday ripped Democrats for a soon-to-be-released review of Central Intelligence Agency interrogation practices, saying that the techniques in question foiled terrorist plots.
By Brian Hughes | 08/03/14 11:19 AM
A House Republican on Sunday said the lower chamber would have to consider impeaching President Obama if he proceeds with plans to expand the deferral of deportations for millions of illegal immigrants.
By Brian Hughes | 08/03/14 10:09 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., predicted Sunday that President Obama's expected executive actions to address millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally would deal a major blow to legislative hopes for comprehensive immigration reform.
By Steven l. Hayes | 08/02/14 10:24 AM
Washington's individual income tax and its enforcement agency, the IRS, are a cancer eating away at this nation, her taxpayers and our economic engine.Â
08/02/14 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal deficit. That was this week, on a bill to improve health care for veterans, and it helps explain the lineup of winners and...
08/02/14 01:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved a $225 million package to replenish Israel's missile defenses with its last order of business before a five-week recess, as the Jewish state's cease-fire with Hamas unraveled and Israeli forces pushed deep into Gaza in search of a missing army officer. The...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 10:42 PM
The House on Friday passed legislation aimed at curbing President Obama's use of executive authority to slow deportations of young people who arrived here as children.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 10:38 PM
House Republicans overcame divisions within their own party and voted Friday night to pass a $694 million bill aimed at addressing the recent surge of migrants on the southern border.
By David M. Drucker | 08/01/14 10:33 PM
House Republicans decided that the tail had wagged the dog long enough.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 07:02 PM
The proposed amendment not only gives Congress the power to limit spending on federal candidates, but it also bars the judicial branch from overturning any future campaign finance laws authored by legislative branch.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14
By Byron York | 08/27/14
By Paul Bedard | 08/27/14
By Michael Barone | 08/27/14
By David M. Drucker | 08/28/14