On immigration, a predictable chaosOn immigration, a predictable chaosThe media need to stop calling what Obama issued an “executive order.”
Judge appears unlikely to toss House health care suitJudge appears unlikely to toss House health care suitObama lawyers hit with skeptical questions at hearing
Former House Speaker indicted for illegal withdrawalsFormer House Speaker indicted for illegal withdrawalsFederal prosecutors on Thursday charged former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert with illegally structuring cash withdrawals from bank accounts to conceal payments to someone he committed "prior misconduct" against and lying to the FBI about it.
Former House speaker Hastert indicted for illegal cash withdrawalsFormer House speaker Hastert indicted for illegal cash withdrawalsAuthorities in Illinois announced the indictment against the former House Speaker on Thursday.
Two-month extension for highway fundingTwo-month extension for highway fundingCongress recently voted to extend federal Highway Trust Fund financing for two months, another in a series of short-term extensions that has frustrated business and transportation groups.
On immigration, a predictable chaosOn immigration, a predictable chaosObama proposes something that is too big not to fail, and Republicans predictably make a fuss.
Boehner asks Obama to add Hekmati release to Iran talksBoehner asks Obama to add Hekmati release to Iran talksAmir Hekmati, a former Marine from Flint, has been held in Iran on espionage charges since 2011.
Trial set for man accused of threatening to kill BoehnerTrial set for man accused of threatening to kill BoehnerU.S. District Judge Timothy Black recently scheduled the nonjury trial for Michael Hoyt.
EPA issues final rules protecting drinking water, streamsEPA issues final rules protecting drinking water, streamsThe new rules say a tributary must show evidence of flowing water to be protected
U.S. House no longer belongs to the people: LetterU.S. House no longer belongs to the people: LetterThe “people’s House” now belongs to political parties, lobbyists and politicians: Letter
Federal court blocks Obama's immigration planFederal court blocks Obama's immigration planA federal judge blocked Obama's plan in February, hours before many of them were to start applying for the new program.
Federal court blocks Obama's immigration planFederal court blocks Obama's immigration planA federal appeals court refused Tuesday to allow President Obama's program to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation from going into effect.
Federal court blocks Obama's immigration planFederal court blocks Obama's immigration planUp to 5 million undocumented immigrants could be protected from deportation under plan
VA construction fight damages ties with CongressVA construction fight damages ties with CongressVA officials got a temporary fix for the overbudget Denver hospital project, but only after more harsh words.
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Column: AUMF Needs a 'Gang'Column: AUMF Needs a 'Gang'If House Speaker John Boehner didn't kill efforts to legally authorize the Islamic State conflict, he took away its medication. The patient appears on a glide path to a slow death.
Senate blocks extension of Patriot Act provisionsSenate blocks extension of Patriot Act provisionsThree key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire on June 1 unless the Senate resolves a stalemate.
Trade bill narrowly passes SenateTrade bill narrowly passes SenateA bill to strengthen the president’s hand in trade talks advanced toward Senate passage; Stabenow amendment rejected
Fact check: Clinton's 'secret' email accountsFact check: Clinton's 'secret' email accountsRNC thinks it has smoking gun that proves Clinton used "multiple secret email addresses." It doesn't.
Senators offer compromise on surveillance changesSenators offer compromise on surveillance changesRepublican Sen. Rand Paul favors letting the NSA provision expire altogether
Feds consider reforms to help Indian votersFeds consider reforms to help Indian votersAttorney general cites “significant and unnecessary barriers” to Native Americans voting.
State Dept. releases hundreds of Clinton Benghazi emailsState Dept. releases hundreds of Clinton Benghazi emailsState Department claims no major revelations in the new batch of email.
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VA averts construction shutdown at troubled Denver hospitalVA averts construction shutdown at troubled Denver hospitalThe Veterans Affairs Department averted a costly construction shutdown at its half-finished hospital outside Denver on Thursday, but it still has to persuade an angry Congress to come up with hundreds of millions of dollars more to complete the troubled project.
Senate blocks extension of Patriot Act provisionsSenate blocks extension of Patriot Act provisionshree key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire on June 1 unless the Senate resolves a stalemate with the House over the future of the sweeping anti-terrorism law.
Senate advances 'fast track' bill toward final voteSenate advances 'fast track' bill toward final voteSenators voted to end debate and advance toward a final vote on a six-year reauthorization of trade promotion authority.
Cotterall: Can Congress get any more out of touch?Cotterall: Can Congress get any more out of touch?There is no danger that the current Republican-run Congress will raise its salaries.
Pelosi Turns Up Heat on Boehner Over AUMFPelosi Turns Up Heat on Boehner Over AUMFHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is turning up the heat on Speaker John Boehner about legally authorizing the Islamic State conflict, while a source says the Senate likely would have to act first.
Senate advances 'fast track' bill toward final voteSenate advances 'fast track' bill toward final voteA supermajority of U.S. senators voted to advance towards final passage a six-year reauthorization of "fast track" trade authority.