House of Representatives
The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have reported for full, 5-day work weeks 258 times – or 13.5 percent of the 1,917 weeks Congress has been in session since Jan. 1, 1978.
Legislation gives President Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels for fight against Islamic State militants.
Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney predicts that the November midterm elections will not bode well for the Democratic Party.
The Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Congress about the exchange in May of American prisoner Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining investment bank Moelis & Co. as vice chairman and managing director.
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.