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The GOP-run House Energy and Commerce Committee hears from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday about the troubled launch of healthcare.gov, the online portal access insurance exchanges. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sebelius To Face Tough Questioning From GOP-led Committee

President Barack Obama’s health secretary is in the hot seat this week as House Republicans get a chance to question her about the troubled rollout of the health care law they long have tried to repeal.

10/27/2013

Rangel: Tea Party Republicans Negotiating ‘The Same Way They Fought As Confederates’

“This isn’t a question of the House and Senate differing. This is not even a question of Republicans and Democrats differing. This is all about a handful of people who got elected as Republicans that want to bring down our government,” said Rangel.

10/15/2013

This June 4, 1998 file photo shows then House Speaker Newt Gingrich conferring with President Bill Clinton during introductions at the National Summit on Retirement Savings at the Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gingrich: Obama ‘Dramatically Harder To Deal With’ Than Clinton

Republicans are invoking former President Bill Clinton’s name as the government shutdown continues and the debt ceiling crisis looms.

10/14/2013

Schumer: ‘Mainstream Republicans’ Fed Up With Tea Party, Ted Cruz

Speaking with Bob Schieffer on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he is “cautiously hopeful” that the Senate can pick up where House negotiations have become deadlocked, and hopefully avoid the continued government shutdown through bipartisan Senate discussion.

10/13/2013

Republicans call the Supreme Court's latest ruling on campaign donations a victory for free speech. Democrats say it's more like a win for the super-rich. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Takes The Lead In Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week, saying it’s unthinkable that political obstinacy would prevent the United States from paying its bills.

10/13/2013

Dem Group Runs Ads Tying GOP Lawmakers To ‘Tea Party Shutdown’

An outside Democratic group is airing television ads in 10 Republican-held congressional districts tying lawmakers to the tea party and the ongoing federal government shutdown.

10/09/2013

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama Risking Default By Rejecting Talks With Republicans

The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government’s debt Sunday as Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.

10/06/2013

An outside political group supporting House Democrats is casting blame for the government shutdown on nine House Republicans in a series of television and online ads.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem PAC Launches Six-Figure TV Ads Aimed At Key House GOP Seats

An outside political group supporting House Democrats is casting blame for the government shutdown on nine House Republicans in a series of television and online ads.

10/03/2013

Republicans in the House pushed through a bill Wednesday to speed up government review of gold, copper, silver and uranium mining on federal land.  ((Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

House Approves Bill To Speed Up Mining Projects On US Land

Republicans in the House pushed through a bill Wednesday to speed up government review of gold, copper, silver and uranium mining on federal land.

09/18/2013

As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship. Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Republican: There Should Be An Immigration Pathway, But Not A ‘Special’ Pathway

As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.

09/01/2013

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