A New Year’s deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill.
The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won’t support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
More than 90 percent of health insurance plans offered to lawmakers and congressional staff cover abortion, an unforeseen consequence of a Republican amendment to President Barack Obama’s health law.
Former Secretary of Transportation and Illinois Congressman Ray LaHood (R-IL) responded to Sunday’s Bronx train derailment with a call for a massive increase in spending put towards transportation investment.
A leading House Republican says he doesn’t want to write off any changes to the law restricting building heights in Washington “and let it go to sleep for another 100 years.”
Members of the U.S. Congress met German officials and lawmakers in Berlin Monday in an effort to relieve tensions over allegations of massive National Security Agency surveillance.
Money, star power and Hollywood are awaiting President Barack Obama on a West Coast trip.
A consultant’s report released by congressional investigators shows that the Obama administration had a six-month warning about problems with HealthCare.gov before its Oct. 1 launch.
First Lady Michelle Obama reiterated the need to focus on the 2014 midterm elections and the financial support needed for Democratic support of gun laws, the DREAM Act and the Affordable Care Act.
Starting next year, people living in the nation’s capital who don’t have legal permission to reside in the United States will be able to get driver’s licenses.