By Susan Ferrechio | 08/29/14 08:37 AM
The wife of Maryland’s sole Republican House member has died. Sylvia "Cookie" Harris, wife of Rep. Andy Harris, died suddenly on Thursday, according to the congressman’s office.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/28/14 03:25 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan was ambushed by camera-carrying immigration activists Thursday, the latest Republican to face a tricky confrontation over the issue this month.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/28/14 02:26 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called comments reportedly made by male lawmakers to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand "absolutely ridiculous" and "disrespectful" but said she does not have similar tales of her early days as a House lawmaker.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/28/14 01:37 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Congress should debate additional U.S. military action against ISIS, stopping short of calling for a vote to permit President Obama to authorize airstrikes or other action.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/28/14 08:42 AM
One of Michele Bachmann's former top campaign staffers pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing money he received from the presidential campaign of former Rep. Ron Paul. Kent Sorenson, who managed Bachmann's presidential campaign in Iowa, pleaded guilty to one count of causing a federal campaign...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 05:38 PM
If the last Congressional midterm election was a tsunami, this year may be more of a ripple.
By Sean Lengell | 08/27/14 06:18 PM
Many say lawmakers are missing an opportunity to trim pork, waste and duplicative services from the budget.
By Byron York | 08/27/14 07:57 PM
Of all the arguments made in the long and contentious debate over immigration reform, the one heard most often, from all sides, is that our immigration system is "broken." President Obama, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio, Chuck Schumer, John McCain, Dick Durbin — just...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 06:38 PM
Vulnerable Democrats from energy-producing states are unhappy with a move by President Obama to seal a climate change pact with world leaders.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 12:40 PM
House Speaker John Boehner is the most unpopular leader in Congress, followed close behind by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, according to a new poll of likely voters.
By Byron York | 08/27/14 12:06 PM
Rubio thinks an overreach by Obama could become a springboard for GOP action on immigration. If that happens, Rubio would like to see lawmakers take an approach far different from the Gang of Eight's comprehensive scheme.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 11:41 AM
The Obama administration's strategy for inking a climate change deal would involve voluntary pledges and binding commitments from a 1992 treaty that wouldn't require Senate ratification, according to a report.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/26/14 06:56 PM
One of the issues Congress must resolve in the 10 weeks before Election Day is what to do with the Export-Import Bank.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/26/14 03:23 PM
The top Republican on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs panel said President Obama's executive actions "fall far short," of what is needed to fix the troubled agency, which has been plagued by scandal and mismanagement in recent months.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/25/14 05:41 PM
Attorneys for the Justice Department now say they have copies of every electronic message ever sent by Lerner, a former top IRS official who is a key figure in a targeting scandal involving conservative groups that sought tax-exempt status.
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