House of Representatives
Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes President Barack Obama can take executive actions on giving millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States work permits.
Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party’s chances of winning in competitive congressional districts and increasing its majority in November.
A Republican candidate for U.S. House in Wyoming said President Barack Obama is a dictator and he wants to personally say it to the president’s face.
Senate expected to pass the $16.3 billion bill.
A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border appears headed for procedural defeat in the Senate as lawmakers trade blame over their inaction on the crisis.
Donald Rumsfeld bio was edited to say the former defense secretary is an “alien lizard.”
Rules Committee vote was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.
GOP House measure also cuts healthy food initiative championed by Michelle Obama.
As the nation’s midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.
The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.