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An Arizona congressman wants to strip Cosby of high honor -- but Congress’s powers in this case are limited.
Leaders of both parties say a quick congressional response to this week’s test is probable.
National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) says he deeply sympathizes with the protesters’ concerns about the land policies and federal prosecution that prompted the standoff.
An expected House vote Wednesday will make good on Republican promises to send an Obamacare repeal to its namesake’s desk. It also kicks off Paul Ryan’s quest to set the Republican agenda.
Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi indicated this week they have reached an understanding on moving forward on debt relief for Puerto Rico early in 2016.
How John Boehner’s pain transformed into the new speaker’s gain.
Speaker Ryan’s budget: Some House Republicans oppose the compromise deal, but embrace the dealmaker.
The House passed a stop-gap spending bill by voice vote on Wednesday morning, giving Congress until Dec. 22 to complete work on the tax and spending bills.
Congressional leaders hope to pass the legislation this week.
The House and Senate are expected to pass the legislation by the end of the week.
Final approval of a year-end spending package is still expected Thursday.
Reid said Tuesday that Republican leaders have not accepted a request from Democrats to increase tax breaks for renewable energy producers in exchange for agreeing to lift the ban.
McConnell said he was “appalled” that participants in private meeting blabbed to Post reporters.
The House Ethics Committee closed a probe Friday into Polis, but not until after the Office of Congressional Ethics investigated him and found reason to believe that he violated federal law and House rules.
The poor wages paid to some Capitol workers — which left at least one homeless — are now going up.
There was a bipartisan deal to maintain aid for workers who got sick after working at Ground Zero. Until there wasn’t.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) wins a seat on the conference steering committee -- the very group of party elders who marginalized him in 2012.
“It is deeply disturbing to hear a Supreme Court justice endorse racist ideas from the bench on the nation’s highest court,” the Senate’s top Democrat said.