More Susan Ferrechio Articles

  • Nancy Pelosi wants Congress to debate next military moves on ISIS

    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.

  • Immigrants have 'fraud loophole': Lawmakers

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and his Senate counterpart, Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said the administration “quietly made several changes” this summer to its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

  • Wife of Rep. Andy Harris dies suddenly

    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.

  • Pelosi says, unlike Gillibrand, she never endured sexist comments

    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.

  • No Republican wave in November election

    If the last Congressional midterm election was a tsunami, this year may be more of a ripple.

  • Energy-state Democrats slam Obama plan for international climate change pact

    Vulnerable Democrats from energy-producing states are unhappy with a move by President Obama to seal a climate change pact with world leaders.

  • The least popular members of Congress? John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi

    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.

  • Democrats set primary calendar that would help Hillary Clinton

    Democrats have approved a 2016 primary schedule that would shorten the contest by one month, but some states may ignore the rules and move their contests to an earlier, and more influential, date.

  • Republican veterans chairman blasts Obama speech

    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.

  • Lois Lerner's emails aren't missing after all, lawyers say

    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.

  • Why Republicans may benefit from the sudden concern over immigration

    Republicans have started to turn the tables on Democrats, enabled by news stories and Images of tens of thousands of families and unaccompanied children who have walked over the border in Texas in recent months and are straining the resources of overwhelmed federal authorities and local communities.

  • Why a program for the poor may be helping big banks instead

    A Clinton-era tax credit program intended to help grow businesses in low-income communities is instead benefitting big banks and private investors to the tune of more than $1 billion annually.

  • Senate quickly blocks House border security bills

    In a matter of minutes, Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a pair of House bills that would have provided nearly $700 million to deal with the surge of immigrants on the southern border and blocked President Obama from expanding an anti-deportation program.

  • House votes to end Obama's deferred deportation program

    The House on Friday passed legislation aimed at curbing President Obama's use of executive authority to slow deportations of young people who arrived here as children.

  • Republican House passes border bill with few defections

    House Republicans overcame divisions within their own party and voted Friday night to pass a $694 million bill aimed at addressing the recent surge of migrants on the southern border.



From the Weekly Standard