Every December brings anxieties about Congress finishing its work in time to avert a government shutdown. Christmas cheer is overshadowed by partisan finger pointing; lawmakers have months to come to an agreement on spending priorities ...
Congress returns this week for a pivotal work period with multiple deadlines, a busy schedule for an institution that tends to wait until the very minute to get things done.
The alternative measure has the potential to weaken support for the Republican-backed bill set come to the floor Thursday.
"Things can happen quickly around here when they have to."
The Democratic Party's leftward lurch has left the New Democratic Coalition behind.
23 House Democrats signed a letter calling on Speaker Boehner to postpone Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.
There's a reason that progressive Rep. Cedric Richmond didn't rush to bury Steve Scalise.
House Democrats are all on the same page -- for now.
Are Republican moderates finally gaining influence in the House?
Even the "toughest border security bill ever" doesn't go far enough for some House Republicans.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is splintering the Democratic Party.
In the race for the next ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, what's really at stake is the status quo for Democrats.
Find out what set Pelosi off in her first public remarks since election day.
How can Democrats move forward from their election day wipeout?
An in-depth look at how the 114th Congress will change with Republican gains in the House.