A group of House Republicans planning Senate campaigns next year took different bets on a bill in Congress ending a government shutdown and avoiding a default. For some, a general election loomed large while for others, the vote was a matter of competing for conservative primary voters.
As officeholders and candidates spent the weekend greeting voters, some were encountering similar concerns about President Barack Obama’s announcement that he’ll see congressional approval this month for a military strike against the Syrian government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill that would make it easier for wounded or disabled members of the military and veterans to get through airport security screening. The House approved […]
The first hurdle cleared with deceptive ease, the Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week when it considers a proposal to expand required federal background checks to gun shows and online firearms sales.
Former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross said Saturday he’s weighing a bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Arkansas next year, with Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s exit from the race prompting him to reconsider after announcing earlier that he wouldn’t seek it.