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House Fails To Pass Bill Funding Homeland Security

A homeland security shutdown looks likely after the House failed to pass a funding bill on Friday.

February 27, 2015
Tom Wheeler

House GOP Probes White House Role In FCC’s Net-Neutrality Proposal

Congressional Republicans aren’t ready to give up the fight against net neutrality.

February 9, 2015
ouse Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) (Photo: House GOP via Flickr)

Republicans Pressed To Block Obama Housing Actions

Add affordable housing to the list of issues over which Republicans are going to war with the White House.

February 5, 2015
Raul Labrador

House Freedom Caucus Looks To Be A Force — In Leadership And Lawmaking

Meet the new right-wing group that’s going to be a huge headache for John Boehner.

February 4, 2015
John Boehner

House Republicans Vote To Repeal Obamacare (Again)

Republicans’ refusal to move on from Obamacare says a lot about them — little of it good.

February 3, 2015
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Why Obama’s Budget Matters

With Republicans controlling Congress, President Obama’s role is more important than ever.

February 2, 2015
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Defense Concerns Revive Obama’s Call To End Sequestration Budget Caps

President Obama has some new weapons in his fight to increase the federal budget.

January 30, 2015
John Boehner

Boehner Plans To Authorize House Lawsuit Against Obama Over Immigration

House Republicans are getting ready to sue the president. Again.

January 27, 2015
Raul Labrador

Conservatives Take Credit For Derailing Border Security Bill

The new Congress presents the same old problems for John Boehner.

January 27, 2015
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As House Benghazi Committee Reconvenes, Democrats Renew Complaints

Democrats are crying foul over the House’s latest Benghazi investigation.

January 27, 2015
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Analysis: What The House GOP’s Abortion Bill About-Face Really Means

Are Republican moderates finally gaining influence in the House?

January 22, 2015
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‘Toughest Border Security Bill Ever’ Sets Table For Piecemeal Strategy

Even the “toughest border security bill ever” doesn’t go far enough for some House Republicans.

January 22, 2015
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

House Republicans Withdraw Abortion Bill Amid Protest In The Ranks

House Republicans celebrated the Roe v. Wade anniversary by pulling an extreme anti-abortion bill.

January 22, 2015
Steve Scalise

Congressional Black Caucus Sees Leverage In Steve Scalise Protests

Some members of Congress see opportunity in Steve Scalise’s race problem.

January 16, 2015
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

Republicans’ Challenges Start With Economic News

Economic growth is good news for most Americans — but not Republican politicians.

January 15, 2015
ouse Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) (Photo: House GOP via Flickr)

Republicans In Congress Begin New Effort To Water Down Dodd-Frank Law

Congressional Republicans wasted no time before trying to roll back Wall Street reforms.

January 14, 2015
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House Republicans Vote To Block Obama’s Immigration Actions

Republicans have taken another step towards shutting down the Department of Homeland Security.

January 14, 2015
John Boehner

Boehner Lacks Most House Members’ Support As Obama Clashes Near

John Boehner starts his third term as speaker with a weak hand.

January 7, 2015
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Boehner Re-Elected As Speaker, But Control Over GOP Majority Precarious

John Boehner has won a third term as speaker of the House.

January 6, 2015
Steve Scalise

Today In GOP Outreach: House Majority Whip Admits Speaking At White-Power Event

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), the third highest-ranking member in the Republican caucus, admitted on Monday that he spoke at a white-power conference in 2002. Scalise’s presence as an “honored guest” at a 2002 European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO) conference was first reported on Sunday by Louisiana-based blogger Lamar White, Jr. EURO, which […]

December 29, 2014
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House GOP Floats Multipronged Approach To Avert Government Shutdown

Can House Republicans avoid the temptation shut down the government again?

December 2, 2014
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GOP Weighs Responses To Obama’s Immigration Action

From passing a bill to attempting impeachment, here’s what the GOP could do next.

November 24, 2014
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5 Reasons The GOP Should Not Shut Down The Government Over Immigration

Republicans should really think this new shutdown plan through.

November 18, 2014
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House GOP Weighs Options In Standoff Over Immigration

Would Republicans really shut down the government again?

November 18, 2014
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Boehner Wants To Expand Magic Obama Lawsuit

How long can Speaker Boehner get away with this charade?

November 14, 2014