Rep. Tom Cole

Virginia Lawmaker Loses Bid To Boost Congressmembers' PayA retiring congressman has lost his quixotic bid to give members of Congress $25 a day to help with their living expenses in Washington.
Boehner Rebukes Republican's Comment That GOP Should Take Obama Tax DealThe first cracks are developing among Republicans over whether to accept a quick deal with President Barack Obama on allowing the top two income tax rates to expire.