GOP-Led House Approves Paul Ryan Budget

GOP-Led House Approves Paul Ryan Budget

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — With little drama Thursday, House Republicans easily approved a largely symbolic budget proposal from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) ...

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A Few Republicans Push House To Move On Jobless Bill After Senate OK

A Few Republicans Push House To Move On Jobless Bill After Senate OK

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As soon as the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a measure Monday to extend unemployment aid to jobless Americans, a bele ...

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Michigan’s Rep. Camp Won’t Run For Re-Election

Michigan’s Rep. Camp Won’t Run For Re-Election

By Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican who has in recent years chaired the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, will not ...

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IRS Chief, House Panel Clash Over Scandal-Related Documents

IRS Chief, House Panel Clash Over Scandal-Related Documents

By Lalita Clozel, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed ...

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Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Plan On Unemployment Benefits As ‘Unworkable’

Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Plan On Unemployment Benefits As ‘Unworkable’

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan bill to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans is poised to clear the Senate ...

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For The First Time, Most Members Of Congress Are Millionaires

For The First Time, Most Members Of Congress Are Millionaires

Why has Congress let emergency unemployment insurance expire for first time ever during a long-term unemployment crisis? Maybe their wealth is insulating them from reality. For th ...

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