By Rep. Lynn Jenkins and Rep. Diane Black | 07/25/14 10:21 AM
There are countless blessings for those starting a family, but the financial responsibility can be a challenge for any working parents.
By Ed Sykes | 07/25/14 10:18 AM
In a party line vote Thursday afternoon, the House Committee on Rules approved a resolution to sue the President Obama "for failing to faithfully execute the law."
By Mark Tapscott | 07/25/14 08:48 AM
Congress is about to leave the nation's capital for its traditional August recess. Since it's an election year, the month back home is especially important to members of the House of Representatives.
07/24/14 10:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written. The vote in the Rules Committee was...
By Doug Lamborn | 07/18/14 02:00 PM
The men and women who volunteer to serve in the military are brave and selfless. They don't deserve to be served by a Department of Veterans Affairs more concerned with manipulating data for financial gain than with solving problems and serving our veterans with the best possible medical care.
By Sean Lengell | 07/18/14 01:12 PM
A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday for carrying a concealed weapon inside the Capitol complex.
07/16/14 08:45 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of Illinois' congressional delegation plan to speak on the floor of the House of Representative about gun violence in Chicago. U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush plans the speech on Wednesday evening. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis and Robin Kelly plan to join him. Rush's office says the...
By Mark Flatten | 07/15/14 12:49 PM
Congressional investigators were given a workspace at the Philadelphia VA that was wired with activated audio microphones and video cameras, the chairman of the House veterans' affairs committee said.
By Thomas Sowell | 07/15/14 10:45 AM
From the Republican establishment, House Speaker John Boehner has announced plans to sue President Obama for exceeding his authority. And from the Tea Party wing of the Republicans, former Gov. Sarah Palin has called for impeachment of the president.
By David M. Drucker | 07/14/14 02:47 PM
A bipartisan congressional delegation traveled to Central America over the weekend as part of an effort to solve the crisis of unaccompanied minors illegally crossing the southern border.
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.
07/13/14 02:15 PM
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork," has died at age 89. Officials with Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort said Sunday that Gray died late Saturday at a hospital in Herrin...
By David M. Drucker | 07/11/14 12:30 PM
House Republicans are on track to approve emergency funds to address the immigration crisis at the southern border, but the legislation is unlikely to look anything like the $3.7 billion package being requested by President Obama.
07/10/14 09:04 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A House panel has approved a draft of a bill that would rein in abusive patent demand letters. On Thursday, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade approved the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act, or TROL Act, by a bipartisan vote of 13-6....
By Steve Doty | 07/11/14 08:11 AM
The University of Virginia Center for Politics has found it's especially good to be an incumbent running for re-election this year. The center found that 273 of 275 House members running for re-election have made it through conventions and primaries so far this year. In the Senate, a perfect 18...
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