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  • Improving job market complicates push to renew unemployment benefits

    "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."

  • House GOP: Commerce 'ambushed' whistleblower interview

    "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.

  • Democrats claim latest House Benghazi panel just a GOP 'fishing expedition'

    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.

  • Senate Republicans support Obama's Islamic State plan

    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.

  • Dozens in GOP oppose Obama plan to arm Syrian rebels

    Republican critics, despite their reservations about the measure, acknowledge a coalition of Democrats and Republicans will likely pass the legislation this week.

  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    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....

  • Hoyer: 'Overwhelming' support for arming Syrian rebels

    "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.

  • Capitol Hill Republicans want broader strategy to combat ISIS

    "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.

  • John Boehner: Obama's plan not likely enough to defeat Islamic State

    "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.

  • Is the generic vote for the House moving toward Republicans?

    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,...

  • House Benghazi panel to hold first hearing next week

    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. 

  • Tony Cardenas: 'The disgusting, do-nothing Congress forced Obama's hand' on immigration

    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.

  • No Republican wave in House elections; it already occurred, in 2010

    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.

  • GOP: Come clean on water rule

    House Republicans are suspicious of a proposed EPA rule, one they say could subject lots of private property to federal regulation.

  • WATCH: John Boehner is the monkey in the room

    "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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