A Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says it makes no sense to participate in the select committee that Republicans want to create to investigate the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that Republicans may have helped Russia annex Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, delivering a surprisingly sharp attack just before lawmakers advanced a bill authorizing sweeping U.S. sanctions on Russia and $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is downplaying any type of “civil war” within the Republican Party.
House Speaker John Boehner recently purchased a condo in southwest Florida sparking speculation about his future in Congress.
The Florida congressman who pleaded guilty to cocaine-possession charges last year will resign, his spokesman said Monday.
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaeda militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
The ups and downs of House Speaker John Boehner in 2013 dramatize the difficulties of managing a narrow Republican majority in the House.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday railed against Congress’ failure to include extending federal jobless benefits to more than 1 million people in a two-year budget deal reached this week.