By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 06:44 PM
House GOP leaders gave Democrats a softball shot at turning their words against them to support more executive actions on immigration from President Obama amid disarray on the border-emergency spending bill.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
House lawmakers will huddle Thursday night and Friday to try to rework spending legislation that would provide President Obama with additional money to deal with a surge in unaccompanied minors on the border.
By Betsy Woodruff and David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 05:52 PM
Republicans frustrated over the last-minute collapse of support for a border bill have been blaming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. But it turns out they may have the wrong Republican senator in their sights.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:20 PM
The House of Representatives will not adjourn for a five-week recess until it holds a vote on legislation addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border, lawmakers said after leaving a closed-door meeting.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 03:18 PM
House Republican lawmakers, angry over the GOP's decision to abandon a bill to address the border crisis, crowded around Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the well of the chamber, demanding to remain in session to resolve the issue.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 03:14 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz has drawn lots of criticism in the wake of House leadership's decision to pull an immigration supplemental intended to alleviate the border crisis. But he might find support from an unusual source: Rep. Raul Grijalva.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 02:46 PM
President Obama remains confident in CIA Director John Brennan's leadership despite an independent investigation that concluded that the agency had overreached its authority by spying on Senate staffers.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 02:21 PM
The Government Accountability Office handed a modest victory to big banks Thursday in the ongoing fight over whether the "too-big-to-fail" problem has been resolved, while still giving bank credits something to cheer.
By Sean Lengell | 07/31/14 02:20 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says it's the Senate -- not his leadership -- that is to blame for Congress being gridlocked in partisan intransigence and poised to leave Washington for a five-week break without passing several key measures.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 02:08 PM
House Republicans, who had authored a plan to spend $659 million on humanitarian aid as well as additional border security and judges, failed to garner enough support among their rank and file to come up with the 218 votes needed for passage.
By David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 09:07 AM
House Republicans on Wednesday were still short of the 218 GOP votes they need to guarantee passage of their $659 billion border package.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 07:51 AM
President Obama is following through with a threat to issue more executive actions, not fewer, one day after House Republicans moved forward with their lawsuit challenging the president's unilateral policy-making.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 07:10 AM
The federal government has directed more than $350 million over the last six years to a Texas nonprofit providing shelter and care for unaccompanied immigrant children.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/30/14 03:42 PM
Take this quick quiz and see if you can figure out what the head of the Federal Reserve is saying.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/30/14 04:22 PM
Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.
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