- Joe Biden: ‘Businesses are hiring at historic rates’
- Jeb Bush to Congress: Don’t use border crisis as excuse to delay immigration reform
- U.N. Human Rights head accuses Israel of war crimes
- CBP Commissioner: Border is ‘more secure and more safe’
- Obama dispatches researchers to border to check on National Guard
- Dutch receiving Malaysia plane bodies irked at Putin’s daughter in Holland
- Algerian plane diverted due to storms, second aircraft: 116 missing
- Colorado judge strikes voter-backed gay marriage ban, but issues stay
- Brooklyn Bridge flag-swapping suspects identified by nickname
- Christian woman in Sudan spared for apostasy flies to Italy
Topic - House Of Representatives
House Speaker John A. Boehner explained in an editorial on Sunday why he plans to file a lawsuit over President Obama's use of executive action, arguing that the president's "flippant dismissal of the Constitution" is "beneath the dignity of the office."
Rep. Steve King says the push for amnesty in the House is “not dead at all.” Those who expected Eric Cantor's defeat to bring a change in leadership's direction, he said, will be “sadly disappointed.”
There's new blood at the American Conservative Union, which has expanded its board of directors by nine; the distinguished population now includes a pollster, former lawmakers and strategically minded folk with an eye on key voter demographics.
Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox is resigning from his leadership post and will not run for re-election, he said Saturday, a day after federal and state authorities raided his Statehouse office and home as part of a criminal investigation that they would not detail.
The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would reorganize much of the legislative branch of state government.
The Republicans would nominate as their candidate for the recently contested House seat in Florida a candidate with the celebratory surname of Jolly. David Jolly, to be exact. Needless to say, David Jolly won.
New Hampshire's House of Representatives has voted to support voting rights for residents of the District of Columbia.
President Obama on Tuesday summoned leading CEOs to the White House to showcase support for a broad immigration reform package, telling Republicans that the business community's position should make it "easy" to get the measure through the House.
The health care law has violated the Origination Clause
Thank you for the recent article "Lawmakers have not tightened travel belts, fly in the face of budget rhetoric" (Web, Sept. 18). The issues surrounding congressional travel costs are important, and the American people should be aware of the amount of taxpayer money that is used to facilitate overseas trips for members of the House and Senate.
A Maryland man with business ties to a prolific political donor at the center of a widespread D.C. campaign finance investigation was charged Thursday with making a straw donation in a House of Representatives race.
For President Obama, this is the summer of his discontent. Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, a reliable supporter of the president, has had enough. He recently said: "In Watergate, Sen. [Howard] Baker said it all; everybody uses this: 'What did he know, and when did he know it?'"
News organizations are convinced that the Obama administration trampled on freedom of the press when the Justice Department seized Associated Press phone records in pursuit of a government source who leaked details of a thwarted terrorist plot last year.
The federal government has a "powerful interest" in a single, uniform definition of marriage, even if it excludes gay unions that are legal in individual states, the lawyer defending the federal Defense of Marriage Act said Wednesday as the Supreme Court concluded two days of landmark arguments on gay marriage.
In one of the most far-reaching gun control proposals in decades, President Obama on Wednesday unveiled plans to ban military-style so-called assault weapons, limit ammunition clips to a maximum of 10 bullets, require universal background checks for all gun purchasers and announced 23 executive actions designed to address gun crime, mental health and school safety.