House of Representatives
U.S. Rep. Tom Rice is proposing that the House of Representatives sue the Obama administration for overstepping the powers of the executive branch.
The House passed legislation Wednesday that instructs the Veterans Affairs Department to unearth the remains of an Army veteran buried with military honors last year even after police said he killed an Indianapolis woman and injured three others before taking his own life.
An act that would eliminate taxpayer funding for presidential campaigns and conventions and redirect it to funding to pediatric medical research is on the floor of the House of Representatives today.
A New Year’s deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill.
The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.
Last night, as the House of Representatives were voting to end the 16-day government shutdown, things were briefly interrupted after a stenographer started to rant on the dais.
While addressing members of the press following the government shutdown, President Barack Obama said that Republicans in the House of Representatives “demanded ransom just for doing their jobs.”
For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation’s health care law.
President Barack Obama says he’s “not at all” resigned to a government shutdown. He says he expects to speak to congressional leaders during the day and in ensuing days to address budget and debt impasses.
The House easily approved bipartisan legislation Saturday aimed at improving the safety of drugs produced by compounding pharmacies that mix customized pharmaceuticals.