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Wikipedia entry on Donald Rumsfeld was edited to say he was an "alien lizard who eats Mexican babies." (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Blocks Page Edits From Congress

Donald Rumsfeld bio was edited to say the former defense secretary is an “alien lizard.”

07/25/2014

Party-line Rules Committee vote clears the way for the House to vote on a Republican lawsuit against President Obama. (Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

House Panel Clears Way For Vote On Obama Lawsuit

Rules Committee vote was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.

07/24/2014

File photo of Capitol Hill building. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Passes $20 Billion Bill That Cuts IRS Tax Enforcement

GOP House measure also cuts healthy food initiative championed by Michelle Obama.

07/16/2014

File photo of the U.S. Capitol Building. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Growing More Anxious About Lack Of Incendiary Material Against GOP Ahead Of Midterm Elections

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.

07/14/2014

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 -- a measure being applauded by tech companies and privacy advocates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

House Passes Bipartisan Bill Blocking Warrantless NSA Searches, Tech ‘Backdoors’

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.

06/20/2014

The skyline of Washington, DC. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Subcommittee Weighing $600 Million Funding for D.C.

A House subcommittee is scheduled to take up a bill that includes more than $600 million in funds for the District of Columbia.

06/18/2014

File photo of Rep. Lou Barletta. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: House ‘Probably’ Has The Votes To Impeach Obama

Could the House of Representatives impeach President Barack Obama? One Republican lawmaker believes they would have the votes to do so.

06/17/2014

President Obama told graduates at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts that immigration reform is still possible even with Eric Cantor's primary defeat. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Cantor Loss Is Not The Death Knell Of Immigration Reform

President Obama rejects the notion that Cantor’s primary defeat means there is no chance for an overhaul of immigration laws.

06/11/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks during his weekly news conference March 26, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: I ‘Feel Confident’ Republicans Will Re-Elect Me As House Speaker

John Boehner believes his party will stand behind him to be Speaker of the House once again following the 2014 midterm elections.

04/08/2014

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Face Uphill Battle To Retake Control Of House In Midterm Elections

Even if Democrats recruit great candidates, raise gobs of money and run smart campaigns, they face an uphill fight to retake control of the House in this year’s congressional elections, regardless of the political climate in November.

03/31/2014

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