The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law, despite an overnight talkathon on the chamber’s floor led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
Five D.C. councilmembers are about to finalize their recommendations about how to discipline their colleague, Councilmember Marion Barry, for accepting cash gifts from two city contractors.
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.
Vice President Joe Biden says Senate Republicans are scared of two of their freshmen: Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky.
The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurdle in front of legislation opening the door to citizenship for millions.
At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting a House floor vote on billions in disaster relief aid for victims of October’s Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner.
New York area-lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger late Tuesday night after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
The U.S. House is expected to vote legislation that would provide medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder touted the Obama administration’s commitment to civil rights at a conference of Hispanic advocates in Orlando. But he made no mention of a historic House of Representatives vote to find him in contempt.