WH Press Secretary: ‘We’re Not Just Going To Sit Around And Wait’ For Congress To Pass Immigration Laws
Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S.
Congressional investigators say Lois Lerner expressed interest in an audit of Sen. Charles Grassley.
Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s “all in” to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year.
Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation’s first structure built to be an art museum.
Some conservatives are skittish about having a new House majority leader from left-leaning California.
The VA says nearly 80 percent of its senior executives got performance bonuses last year, despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics.
The Transportation Security Administration fee on nonstop flights will more than double to to $5.60 each way.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election as House majority leader Thursday.
Congressional candidate Dave Brat, who rode a tea party-fueled wave to an upset victory over U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, preached party unity Thursday and said his campaign represents all corners of the Republican Party.
Reiterating that she is still “disappointed” by Congress’ inability to pass gun control legislation last year, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. can’t let the “minority” of gun owners “terrorize” the majority of Americans.