House Republicans Demote Lawmaker Who Voted Against Trade DealHouse Republican leaders have demoted another defiant colleague in their bid to impose party discipline on procedural votes.
House GOP Measure Would Cut Amtrak Budget By $242 MillionLegislation that would cut Amtrak's budget by $242 million was working its way through the House, though there's new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record train engineers to help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month's deadly derailment in Philadelphia.
House GOP Will Vote To Repeal Obamacare, Work On Replacement BillThe House will vote next week to repeal the health care law Republicans have vowed to undo. They'll also direct work to start on a replacement bill the GOP promised more than four years ago.
White House Threatens To EPA Related BillsThree House Republican bills would prevent or delay environmental decisions, warns White House.
Annapolis Man, Republicans Press for Ebola Travel BanHouse Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from the virus's deadly reach. Administration officials resisted, as anxiety over the disease raced through the country and rattled the White House and Capitol Hill.
Obama: 'I'm Going To Have To Act Alone' On Border CrisisPresident Barack Obama says House Republicans are trying to pass the most extreme and unworkable version of an immigration bill even though they know the bill isn't going anywhere.
McCarthy: 'We're In Very Good Shape' On Revised Border BillHouse Republican leaders on Friday offered a revised, $694 million bill addressing the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border to rank-and-file members, hoping the changes would sway reluctant conservatives.
House Passes $20 Billion Bill That Cuts IRS Tax EnforcementGOP House measure also cuts healthy food initiative championed by Michelle Obama.
Michelle Obama Fights House Republicans On School Lunch RulesFirst ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet.
Reid: Boehner 'Spooked' Out of Immigration Reform By Tea PartySenate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressed support for President Obama’s use of executive action on immigration legislation, saying that the real “failure of leadership” is with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., for being “spooked” into a corner by Tea Party conservatives.
Schumer: Scared Republicans Can Pass Immigration Reform, Tea Party Has 'Peaked'At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”
Goodlatte: 'I'm Ready To Move Now' On Immigration ReformHouse Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said he is ready to “move now” on amnesty legislation, saying that “immigration reform needs to be done.”
Cruz: Holder Should Be Impeached For 'Defying Congress And The Rule Of Law' In IRS ScandalSen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
GOP Seek Path For Illegal Immigrants Through Military ServiceA House chairman said Thursday that supporters are making headway in garnering support for a bill to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally a path to resident status through the military.
Obama Mocks GOP On Health Care Repeals: 'Fiftieth Time Is A Charm'If President Barack Obama and Democrats have their way, voters will see this year's midterm elections as a stark choice: Republicans pushing failed policies from a bygone era versus Democrats advocating for freedom and opportunity for all Americans.