By Susan Ferrechio | 10/01/14 01:30 PM
The commission will be assembled by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul, R-Texas.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 02:17 PM
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., said the legislation would require the Department of Education to conduct a study on the relationship between school start times and adolescent health and academic performance.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 11:21 AM
As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 10:05 AM
Republicans would be willing to return to Congress and debate a broad measure authorizing the president to take military action in the Middle East, a GOP lawmaker said Tuesday.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/26/14 11:52 AM
Another Congress, another little plot to oust Speaker John Boehner. The revolts come and go, but frequent critics don't think the latest one will amount to much.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/26/14 11:55 AM
Dozens of members of the U.S. House of Representatives have missed two-thirds of this session's committee meetings, where much of the nuts-and-bolts work of Congress gets done, a Washington Examiner analysis found.
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 02:43 PM
A Republican congressional candidate in New Jersey was successful in forcing the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to yank a television that falsely linked him to a lawsuit filed by Arizona firefighters.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 05:11 PM
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has an idea on how to make Congress work better: Make the majority women.
By Michael Barone | 09/25/14 12:41 PM
The shape of the political landscape suggests Republicans will gain House seats from the 234 they won in 2012, and possibly exceed the 242 seats they won in 2010 —" more than the party has won in any election since 1946.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/24/14 11:20 AM
Traficant was found trapped underneath his tractor on Tuesday night, Ohio's WFMJ reported.
By Sean Lengell | 09/24/14 06:10 AM
No congressional delegation will lose as much seniority and clout next year than Michigan. Of its four members who are retiring, three are chairmen of powerful committees. The fourth is the longest serving current member of Congress.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/22/14 05:10 PM
Republicans led the charge to hold Lerner in contempt of Congress earlier this year.
By Becket Adams | 09/22/14 02:22 PM
A disturbingly large number of Americans are unable to state which political party controls the U.S. House of Representatives and which party controls the U.S. Senate, according to a new Gallup report.
By Paul Bedard | 09/22/14 09:33 AM
House Democrats, panicked after Newt Gingrich and the GOP shocked Washington by winning the House in 1994, became so obsessed with raising money to take back the chamber they even sold off top leadership jobs, according to a longtime Democratic fundraiser.
By Hugh Hewitt | 09/19/14 03:36 PM
In an otherwise solid address at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, disappointed on two key fronts.
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