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The Republican and Democratic House campaign committees are running neck and neck: Both have reported raising about $60 million this year.
Lawmakers are unenthusiastic about proceeding with a spending bills package before recess.
A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that even with President Trump’s approval cratering, Democrats appear less likely to vote in next year’s midterms than Republicans.
A draft budget proposal released Tuesday by the House Budget Committee calls for more than $200 billion in cuts from entitlement programs.
The talk comes as Kushner's participation in a June 2016 meeting with a lawyer tied to Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, as well as a Russian-American lobbyist, has heightened scrutiny over the Trump campaign's dealings with Russ...
House leaders' call for a last-minute addition of North Korea sanctions to a Senate-approved Russia-Iran bill could end up delaying the package indefinitely.
The amendments were sent to the floor by the House Rules Committee this week. The defense bill, which authorizes up to $696 billion in 2018 military spending, is expected to come to a final vote Friday.
The Senate is now scheduled to stay two weeks into August. The House appears unlikely to follow.
The four-page resolution garnered a single co-sponsor upon introduction: Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), who has also been an outspoken proponent of impeachment proceedings against Trump.
Last-minute changes to the bill create a partisan divide on the Hill.
Beyond health care, GOP efforts on tax reform, a budget deal and infrastructure show few signs of progress.
Conservatives want to cut deeply into federal welfare programs they have long eyed. Moderates want to stay focus on tax reform, negotiate with Democrats on spending.
The Appropriations Committee approved a repeal in a bid to force the president to seek Congress’s approval for armed engagements.
The bills were heavily promoted by President Trump and other Republicans but face a major obstacle in the Senate, where Democrats have pledged to oppose them.
The House is set to vote on bills Thursday dealing with ‘sanctuary cities’ and illegal immigrants who commit crimes.
This is the farthest CRS transparency efforts have advanced after a long push to make the agency's reports more directly accessible to the public.
"It's almost like we're serving in the minority right now,” said Rep. Steve Womack (R-Ark.). “We just simply don't know how to govern."
Multiple senior Republicans have left the door open to the possibility that the House would not leave as planned on Friday but stay in Washington potentially into the July 4 holiday to pass the Senate bill.
The Congressional Leadership Fund, which has ties to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, plans to spend $100 million before next year's midterm elections.
The lawmakers facing an ethics review are Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich), the longest-serving sitting House member, and Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, as well as a senior ai...