By Joseph Lawler | 09/19/14 07:58 PM
"In December, it was an open-and-shut case" to continue the program, said Michael Strain, an economist at the right-of-center American Enterprise Institute. "At this point, it's a much harder call to make."
By Luke Rosiak | 09/18/14 10:29 AM
"Commerce Department officials showed up uninvited to a transcribed interview with a Census Bureau employee and put her in a position where she was forced to risk retaliation," according to a joint House committee report.
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 08:28 PM
Republicans say the committee, chaired by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., is needed because administration officials haven't been forthcoming when previously called before Congress to explain what led to the 2012 attack.
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 03:30 PM
Senate Republicans say they will support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, even if some of their GOP colleagues in the House have significant reservations.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/16/14 11:21 AM
Republican critics, despite their reservations about the measure, acknowledge a coalition of Democrats and Republicans will likely pass the legislation this week.
09/15/14 10:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State group....
By Sean Lengell | 09/12/14 04:44 PM
"I frankly think the majority of our members are prepared to support the president's request to train and equip other nation's fighters, in Syria and in other places in the Middle East, including Iraq," said Minority Whip Steny Hoyer.
By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 09:12 PM
"I want this to be successful. And I want to do everything I can as one senator to ensure that that is the case," said Sen. Bob Corker.
By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 01:31 PM
"If our goal is to eliminate [the Islamic State], there's a lot of doubt [among House Republicans] whether the plan that was outlined by the president last night is enough to accomplish that mission," the House speaker said.
By Michael Barone | 09/09/14 08:09 PM
Over the last 20 years Republicans have tended to run a bit better in actual elections than they do in the generic vote question, but this tendency may have been reduced in recent cycles. In addition, Republicans have an advantage in House elections due to demographics and, to a lesser extent,...
By Sean Lengell | 09/08/14 03:03 PM
The hearing will focus on the implementation of security recommendations made by the State Department's Accountability Review Board that was set up to investigate the surroundings that led to the attacks.Â
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 06:21 PM
Rep. Tony Cardenas conceded that Hispanics were frustrated with Obama and disappointed with his decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections.
By Michael Barone | 09/04/14 09:53 PM
Republicans gained 63 seats in 2010, the biggest change of party in the House since 1946 and 1948. GOP redistricters wisely chose to protect their incumbents over trying to oust Democrats.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 04:09 PM
House Republicans are suspicious of a proposed EPA rule, one they say could subject lots of private property to federal regulation.
By Ed Sykes | 08/26/14 09:53 AM
"Every 15-30 minutes they come in, wind me up, I do my thing," John Boehner says in the YouTube video.
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