11/06/13 11:02 AM
(www.politico.com) The AFL-CIO is poised to launch a high-dollar television campaign assailing House Republicans for their inaction on immigration reform, in an attempt to ensure that the congressional GOP pays a price if it continues to stall on an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system,...
By Paul Bedard | 11/05/13 04:27 PM
In a stunning shift in how dismally Americans view Washington, the latest Battleground Poll finds that voters for the first time want to replace their own congressman. Typically voters caught up in a “throw the bums out” mood have excluded their House member. But the highly-anticipated...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/05/13 02:04 PM
President Obama joined forces with business executives to tout the benefits of overhauling the nation's immigration laws and pledged to work with chief executives from Fortune 500 companies to push the issue.
By David M. Drucker | 11/01/13 03:43 PM
Congressional staff are not being stripped of their health care benefits and pushed into the Obamacare insurance exchanges, according to the regulations published by the Office of Personnel Management, the human resources agency for federal employees. The Affordable Care Act mandates that...
By Sean Lengell | 10/31/13 06:31 AM
After a year-plus delay, House and Senate negotiators finally met Wednesday to begin hammering out a five-year "farm bill" that would set the nation's agricultural policies and fund the food stamp program.
By David M. Drucker | 10/31/13 05:12 AM
House Republicans on Thursday began a nearly two-week recess as they sought to solidify their political standing at home and clear the way for intense public scrutiny of Obamacare’s troubled rollout.
10/30/13 10:07 PM
September's shooting at Washington DC's Navy Yard is still in the minds of many. Wednesday, the House committee on homeland security discussed security tactics at federal buildings to prevent a similar incident.
By Byron York | 10/30/13 11:32 AM
Given the Affordable Care Act's multiple crises in its first month of implementation, there's no way President Obama and his fellow Democrats could be having a good time right now. But imagine if, instead of passing national health care legislation with only Democratic votes in 2009 and 2010,...
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 06:33 AM
A little more than six months ago, Congressional lawmakers were talking about striking a "grand bargain" that would resolve the differences Republicans and Democrats have on spending, taxes and entitlement reform.
By Bloomberg_News | 10/29/13 06:17 PM
The House voted to delay a Labor Department effort to expand investor protections for more than $13 trillion worth of private retirement accounts, including 401(k)s and IRAs. The legislation, which Tuesday passed 254-166, would prevent the department from issuing a proposal to prevent...
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