By Brian Hughes | 09/13/14 11:41 PM
White House officials say the administration should explain where the president stands on legislation, even if it has no chance of passing.
By Washington Examiner | 09/09/14 05:22 PM
Reid is complaining that Republicans have advanced his own bill in order to "stall" the Senate.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 09:41 PM
The bill, which funds the government through Dec. 11, caps annual spending at the 2014 $1.012 trillion level and it includes a provision to extend the Export-Import Bank until 2015.
By Ed Sykes | 09/08/14 03:56 PM
A few big items top the Congressional to-do list, but only a handful will get done before they leave Washington again later this month.
09/08/14 09:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Summer break over and elections ahead, Congress is beginning an abbreviated September session with must-do tasks of preventing a government shutdown and extending a freeze on taxing access to the Internet. Lawmakers will find time, too, for votes conveying political messages...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/02/14 01:50 PM
GOP staffers say the party wants to steer clear of the kind of sinking poll numbers it experienced a little more than a year ago, when House Republicans sidelined the annual spending bill in a futile attempt to defund Obamacare.
By Becket Adams | 09/02/14 12:26 PM
Aside from a hollow threat from Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and a terribly misconstrued quote from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., there is nothing to suggest that the Republican Party is actually conspiring to shut down the government.
By Byron York | 08/28/14 06:27 PM
The rumors are that if Obama takes some sort of far-reaching action on immigration, as is widely expected, infuriated Republicans will retaliate by threatening to close the government unless Obama backs down.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 07:48 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 02:54 PM
"It would be a real shame if Republicans engaged in an effort to shut down the government over a common-sense solution [on immigration]," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/26/14 06:56 PM
One of the issues Congress must resolve in the 10 weeks before Election Day is what to do with the Export-Import Bank.
By Zack Colman | 08/21/14 02:17 PM
Environmental groups plan to use Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comments that a Republican-led Senate would be fine with more government shutdowns to attack the GOP ahead of the November elections.
By Paul Bedard | 09/15/14
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