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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (File photo. Credit: Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

GOP Governors With 2016 Aspirations Love To Bash Washington

As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors is eager to seize on voters’ contempt for that most dirty of political words: “Washington.”

02/05/2015

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) talks with reporters . (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Second Defeat For GOP On Homeland, Immigration Bill

Senate Republicans put Democrats on record for a second time Wednesday against legislation combining Homeland Security funding with rollbacks of President Barack Obama’s immigration policies.

02/04/2015

GOP Senate Candidate Jodi Ernst Casts Her Vote In Her Iowa Hometown

Iowa Sen. Ernst Promises GOP Focus on Americans’ Concerns

The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the newly minted senator delivering her party’s official response to the State of Union address promised Tuesday.

01/20/2015

Hard-Line Conservatives, GOP Establishment Battle How To Use Budget Against Obamacare (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Hard-Line Conservatives, GOP Establishment Battle How To Use Budget Against Obamacare

Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law.

01/19/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. Boehner discussed priorities of the new U.S. Congress, and the recent attack in Paris during his remarks.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Tries To Regroup After Divisive Speaker Vote

House Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner.

01/07/2015

Obama Speaking

Obama Looks Past GOP In Promoting His 2015 Agenda

President Barack Obama plans new steps to help more Americans buy a home and attend college, part of a 2015 agenda he hopes can build on.

01/03/2015

John Boehner Speaks

Boehner: Resignation Of NY Rep. Grimm ‘Honorable’

House Speaker John Boehner says Rep. Michael Grimm made the right decision by resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges.

12/30/2014

U.S. Capitol Building

Nearly 9 in 10 Doubt Obama, GOP Can Break Gridlock

Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.

12/11/2014

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

House Plans To Take Up Another Drought Relief Bill

House Republicans are using the final days of the current Congress to push through another drought relief bill for California’s farm belt and other water users to the south.

12/09/2014

File photo of U.S. President Barack Obama. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Expert: Obama ‘Backing Republicans In A Bad Corner’ On Immigration

Since Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.

11/21/2014

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