Bipartisan coalition of 218 representatives, including 42 Republicans, overrides GOP hardliners — but bill still faces challenge in the Senate.
Is this a House member with genuine concerns about seeing yet another shoe drop — or an underhanded plot to spread rumors and undermine the GOP leadership?
Right-wing “Freedom Caucus” is throwing another roadblock in front of Kevin McCarthy’s bid for Speaker of the House.
The free trade deal faces objections from many sources in Congress, including Republicans worried about the impact on their home industries.
House Republicans will meet this Thursday to choose their party’s nominee for the post, but the speaker is elected by the entire House of Representatives.
The White House has said President Obama would oppose any legislation undermining the international nuclear agreement reached in July.
Outgoing House Speaker Johnson Boehner needed support from Democrats to keep the government open, as a majority of Republicans voted against it.
Republicans will choose their candidate to be Boehner’s replacement, plus elect other party positions. Sometime later in October, the full House is expected to vote on the new speaker.
Watch as the committee’s lead Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, points to the political double-standard in the Planned Parenthood debate.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) formally launched his bid to become speaker of the House on Monday afternoon, telling restive colleagues he plans to share more authority if elected to the most powerful job in Congress.
John Boehner’s resignation as Speaker of the House has helped free him and his Republican colleagues in Congress for something important: doing their job.
Republican lawmakers jockeyed for position on Sunday in the race to replace House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner as conservatives sought to exert influence over the election and push their party’s leadership further to the right.
Blasting hard-line conservatives as “false prophets,” U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday said Congress will avoid a government shutdown this week.
We are living through a deeply polarized era in which compromise is a dirty word, and Pope Francis’ gracious address to Congress won’t change that.
Boehner’s announcement that he was leaving Congress highlighted the split in his party between conservatives and more moderate Republicans.
Bringing a message that America’s power and wealth should be used to serve humanity, the Argentine pontiff said the United States must not turn its back on “the stranger in our midst.”
Pope Francis to deliver a speech on Thursday to a Congress led by Republicans who have opposed issues of importance to the pontiff, including climate change and immigration.
Much of the Forest Service’s swelling bill for suppressing wildfires comes from the rising cost of protecting residences in the “wildland-urban interface.” About 16 million houses were built in fire-prone rural areas over the last two decades.