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  • Syria resolution will be part of government funding bill

    The House will use a government spending bill as the vehicle to pass a resolution authorizing a U.S. mission to arm and train Syrian rebels against Islamic terrorists.

  • Brown, Shaheen tied in New Hampshire

    A CNN/ORC poll released Monday morning found in a poll of likely voters, 48 percent backed Brown and 48 percent backed Shaheen, the Granite State's popular former governor who is vying for a second term.

  • With Obama going to war, Dems are suddenly hawks

    Democrats who were anti-war under President George W. Bush are much more supportive of military action under President Obama.

  • Arming Syrian rebels bridges partisan divide

    Democratic and Republican lawmakers this week will likely form a bipartisan coalition to pass President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels.

  • Boehner pledges to help new Iraqi Prime Minister defeat Islamic State

    Boehner's letter was in response to a Sept. 10 letter sent by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in which he outlined his vision for reforming Iraq through a more inclusive government.

  • House and Senate recycle partisan agendas in pre-election session

    It's the same song, second verse as the two chambers recycle partisan agenda items while heading out the door to campaign ahead of the pivotal November election.

  • Obama asks House to authorize training missions against Islamic State

    President Obama is seeking "limited authorization" for expanding U.S. military force in the Middle East, including some American boots on the ground, sources tell the Washington Examiner.

  • Top House Democrat wants answers from NFL about Rice

    John Conyers tells NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that lawmakers are "particularly concerned" about the league's handling of the former Raven's domestic violence case.

  • Ukraine president invited to address Congress next week

    Speaker John Boehner said President Petro Poroshenko's address, scheduled for Sept. 18, would serve as "a signal of our steadfast commitment to the aspirations of his people," adding, "It will be an honor and a privilege to welcome him to the United States Capitol."

  • House unveils emergency bill to fund government

    The bill, which funds the government through Dec. 11, caps annual spending at the 2014 $1.012 trillion level and it includes a provision to extend the Export-Import Bank until 2015.

  • Republicans: Department of Interior has revolving-door problem

    A House panel report says Department of the Interior employees haven't always recused themselves from promoting green energy projects where there was a notable conflict of interest.

  • HHS: Law does not prohibit pot purchases with welfare

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell says the federal government does not have the power to stop states from allowing people to use welfare benefits to buy marijuana.

  • House will wait for Obama on Islamic State strategy

    House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday he'll wait to hear President Obama's plan for dealing with the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria before weighing in about what Congress will do.

  • House could take up federal funding bill Thursday

    With a Sept. 30 fiscal deadline looming and the midterm elections coming in November, the House may take up a bill without adding provisions that are frequently attached to must-pass spending bills, say those familiar with the talks.

  • Senate advances constitutional amendment on campaign finance

    It was authored by Democrats, who thought it would be blocked by GOP opposition. But Republicans voted to move ahead with the debate.



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