Claims federal healthcare, nutrition and education programs have failed to address U.S. poverty rate
Repealing a cut to veterans’ pensions is the latest sweetener GOP leaders offer their members
As deadline looms, lawmakers poke fun at their own struggle for a strategy
Leadership tries to find a demand it can win and that conservatives can support
Republicans leaning toward repeal of an Obamacare provision as their price, instead of the Keystone XL Pipeline
The Congress that shut the government down ponders how we would talk to a planet of zebras
The government shutdown is a tipping point for John Boehner’s career.
Facing yet another conservative rebellion, House Republican leaders postponed a vote on the continuing resolution to fund the government Wednesday, setting up a dramatic showdown at the end of September to prevent a government …
Here’s a two-minute bio on the woman who will likely win Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s congressional seat.
The Speaker of the House is not messing around when it comes to whipping for his debt-ceiling plan:
U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s open defiance of Speaker John Boehner’s efforts to solve the debt-ceiling crisis could cost the Urbana Republican his safe seat in next year’s election.
Two Republican sources deeply involved in configuring new …
FREMONT, Calif.—House Republicans tried to hold a hearing today on what the New York Times called “the Energy Department’s embattled loan guarantee program.” They wanted to shine a spotlight on the program’s most embattled beneficiary, the solar manufacturer Solyndra. But they only called one White House official to testify, …
Rep. Rob Wittman, the Virginia Republican leading a House subcommittee hearing on the burial scandal at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, noted at one point that the Army had promised to determine the correct location and identity of every person buried at Arlington. “It seems to me that now we have learned that the Army doesn’t …