Bill Delays Train Safety Technology Mandate 3 to 5 YearsThe House passed a bill Tuesday that delays for three to five years the mandate for railroads to put long-sought safety technology in place.
Pelosi Calls for Changes From Police and Justice SystemHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Baltimore native whose father was the city's mayor, appealed for peace in her home town Thursday and said "something different" is needed from police and the justice system.
Alaska Governor Makes Stir At House Committee AppearanceGov. Bill Walker says he will seek to dismiss a lawsuit over a state settlement on the Point Thomson oil and gas field.
GOP Pushes Abortion Bill Through HouseBy a near party-line 242-179, the House voted to permanently forbid federal funds for most abortion coverage.
House GOP Abruptly Drops Debate On Abortion BillHouse 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.
House GOP Tries To Regroup After Divisive Speaker VoteHouse Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner.
Young To Miss 1st Day Of New Congress Following Family DeathU.S. Rep. Don Young will miss Tuesday's vote for House speaker due to a death in his family.
California Democrat Retains Seat In Costliest House RaceDemocratic Rep. Ami Bera and former Republican congressman Doug Ose spent nearly $20 million in California's 7th Congressional District.
Ryan To Chair Tax Panel, A Possible 2016 PlatformHouse Republican leaders chose Paul Ryan on Tuesday to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years, giving him a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president in 2016 or beyond.
House Dems Nix Congresswoman's Proxy Vote RequestA pregnant congresswoman who sought to vote by proxy in House Democratic elections next week says she accepts the decision of her colleagues to reject the request.
Boehner: 'We're Going To Fight The President Tooth And Nail' On ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.
House On Track To Easily Pass Keystone XL Oil Pipeline BillThe Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.
Paul: Dems' Midterm Struggles Represent 'An Epic Failure Of The Clintons'Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party's top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
McConnell: 'This Is A Chance To Begin To Save This Country'Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.
Dems Rush To Save Suddenly Vulnerable IncumbentsDesperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.