Conservative House Republicans are saying it’s better to let the Homeland Security Department go unfunded for a few days if it means undoing President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is urging Congress to investigate claims the Illinois Republican used taxpayer and campaign funds for private travel.
Senate Republicans say the “clean bill” plan includes a vote on a separate measure to repeal President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
DHS budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress; Republicans have been trying to leverage funding to block Obama’s immigration reform executive actions.
The Vice President was speaking to supporters at Drake University in Iowa.
Speaking at Mississippi State University, Romney will focus on the poor and middle class as he tries to broaden his appeal and shed his image of an out-of-touch millionaire.
By a near party-line 242-179, the House voted to permanently forbid federal funds for most abortion coverage.
House Republicans cut planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and Democrats left them short of votes.
In a series of votes, the Republican-run Senate passed measures acknowledging the planet’s climate is changing but refused to point the blame at human activity.
Reid’s doctors said the surgery is necessary to save the Senate Democratic leader’s vision following a New Year’s Day accident.