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Speaker of the House John Boehner. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: House Won’t Repeal Flood Insurance Hikes

Speaker John Boehner says the GOP-controlled House won’t take up legislation aimed at neutering a 2012 overhaul of the federal flood insurance program that is hitting homeowners who have long paid below-market rates with big premium hikes.

01/16/2014

Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Private Lobbyists Receive Public Pensions In 20 States

Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards.

08/25/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with business leaders on immigration reform. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill Clears Senate Test

Historic immigration legislation cleared a key Senate hurdle with votes to spare on Monday, pointing the way to near-certain passage within days for stepped up security along the border with Mexico and a chance at citizenship for millions living in the country illegally.

06/24/2013

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Senate Immigration Bill Boosted By Border Deal

Supporters of bipartisan immigration legislation smoothed the way Friday for likely Senate passage of their handiwork, overcoming last-minute disagreements at the bill’s controversial core and tacking on other items certain to build support.

06/22/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks during his weekly news conference on June 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: Good Chance Immigration Bill Can Be Signed Into Law ‘By End Of The Year’

House Speaker John Boehner says he thinks there’s a good chance that legislation overhauling America’s immigration system can be signed into law “by the end of the year.”

06/11/2013

Sen. Jeff Sessions talks to Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Orrin Hatch prior to a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 19, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Tempers Flare During Senate Hearing On Immigration Legislation

Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat’s criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.

04/22/2013

File photo of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Says Immigration Deal Needs Tough Terms

A bipartisan deal on immigration legislation would need tough enforcement and even stricter penalties for those who came to the United States illegally, a leading Republican at the center of negotiations said Sunday.

04/14/2013

Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., speaks during press conference on Capitol Hill on Feb. 9, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Dem Lawmaker: ‘You Can’t Change The Law Through Executive Order’

Facing powerful opposition to sweeping gun regulations, President Barack Obama is weighing 19 steps he could take through executive action alone, congressional officials said. But the scope of such measures is limited.

01/15/2013

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Vermont Senator Cracks Down on Fake Maple Syrup

The MAPLE Act is his proposed solution to the problem.

10/26/2011

Drivers climb out of their cars to survey a traffic jam on 14th Street NW near the Ronald Reagan Building after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the East Coast Aug. 23, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Votes to Stop Police From Arresting Drivers With Expired Tags

WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has passed emergency legislation to end the practice of police officers arresting drivers for expired license plates. The bill submitted by Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray was approved without opposition […]

10/18/2011