By Ed Sykes and David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 11:30 AM
Rumors are flying about who could launch a bid for president in 2016, but Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan might skip the race. Senior Congressional Correspondent David Drucker explains why in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.
By Steve Doty | 07/30/14 07:53 AM
Lawmakers will hold a host of congressional hearings today, as the August recess is nearing. IRS targeting, EPA regulations and the Violence Against Women Act will be discussed.
By Ed Sykes | 07/29/14 04:42 PM
President Obama announced new economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, putting significant restraints on American exports and trade relationships with Russian companies.
By Ed Sykes | 07/29/14 04:10 PM
The Obama administration is defending the work of Secretary of State John Kerry as he comes under fire in the Israeli press.
By Ed Sykes | 07/29/14 04:06 PM
The man likely to become the United States' next ambassador to the Russian Federation told Senate lawmakers Tuesday he want's to "keep the pressure on" and find a way to deescalate the crisis in Ukraine.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/29/14 02:35 PM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday condemned the handling of the Malaysia Airlines crash site and the ongoing violence in the Eastern Ukraine region surrounding it.
By Steve Doty | 07/29/14 11:14 AM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Tuesday that House Republicans will not impeach President Obama and have no plans to do so in the future.
By Steve Doty | 07/29/14 08:00 AM
It'll be a busy day on Capitol Hill today, as lawmakers continue to work out major issues before the August recess. Immigration reform, Veterans Affairs legislation and foreign affairs remain on the docket before the summer break.
By Philip Klein | 07/28/14 05:27 PM
In the latest edition of the "Dialogue" video series, Philip Klein speaks to Heritage Foundation chief economist Stephen Moore, co-author of the book, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States."
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/28/14 04:20 PM
Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced a $17 billion agreement to reform the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.
By Ed Sykes | 07/28/14 03:15 PM
Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in the skies over Ukraine, U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken says it's time for Russia to "play by the rules."
By Steve Doty | 07/28/14 01:09 PM
Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie met over the weekend for the first debate in the 2014 Virginia Senate race.
By Ed Sykes | 07/28/14 10:37 AM
After a weekend of continued fighting in Gaza, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday, "that doesn't mean you turn away. You have to keep doing it."
By Steve Doty | 07/28/14 07:57 AM
The chairs of the Veterans Affairs committee have reached a deal on legislation to reform the embattled agency and will introduce the bill this afternoon on Capitol Hill.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/25/14 03:14 PM
The House Rules Committee on Thursday approved a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive action.
By Paul Bedard | 07/29/14
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By Philip Klein | 07/28/14
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By Charles Hoskinson | 07/28/14