By Sean Lengell | 07/24/14 01:12 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14 06:05 PM
When President Obama wraps up his 16-day summer break next month on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., he will have taken 141 days of vacation.
By Brian Hughes | 07/17/14 03:59 PM
Transportation funding relies on data, but White House's recent rating of "poor"-condition roads in D.C. shows the numbers are all over the lot.
By Philip Klein | 07/17/14 05:04 PM
It's no longer popular in Washington these days to discuss the nation's long-term debt problem, but a report released on Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office provided a stark reminder that a looming crisis is approaching, and the longer the nation waits to address it, the more difficult it...
By Washington Examiner | 07/17/14 04:18 PM
Those concerned about presidential overreach would do well to read Jonathan Turley's testimony before the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.
By Brian Hughes | 07/15/14 02:20 PM
The White House on Tuesday insisted that it was appropriate to place the blame solely on Republicans for Washington gridlock, even as the GOP moves ahead on a highway-funding bill backed by President Obama.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/15/14 10:44 AM
The outlook for the federal debt is still grim, the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday, and largely unchanged despite the roll-out of Obamacare and a budget deal since its last projection were issued.
By Brian Hughes | 07/14/14 06:25 PM
The White House signaled support late Monday for a short-term Republican fix to the Highway Trust Fund, backing a GOP bill slammed by Democratic leadership.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 02:47 PM
Congressional lawmakers signaled Thursday that a $3.7 billion spending measure to cope with the immigrant surge at the border will include a provision allowing speedier deportations of thousands of minors.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/10/14 01:41 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, got heated when speaking to reporters on Thursday about the growing crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Blake Seitz | 07/10/14 12:59 PM
The White House abruptly cancelled a contract to renovate the Harry S. Truman Bowling Alley after it drew political criticism.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/08/14 08:50 AM
On Monday, Senate Democrats used the word "shutdown" 13 times to describe what would happen if Republicans don't support a compromise bill to pay for summer and fall road projects.
By Walter Williams | 07/07/14 10:55 AM
Is it moral for Congress to forcibly use one person to serve the purposes of another?
By Richard Pollock | 07/01/14 07:10 PM
Renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Washington headquarters have gone up another $65 million in the past six months, and there's no "sound basis" for the renovations, an internal government watchdog says. Â
By Sheila Weinberg | 07/01/14 02:46 PM
On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service will turn 61, a few years short of the average retirement age. Many Americans, when they get ready to retire, reflect on their career. I'd like to think the IRS, were it personified, might take a long look at its professional life leading up to its birthday.
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