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Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

House could vote on gun bill next week — but not the one Democrats support

Any House bill would be more likely to resemble a GOP alternative that would give federal officials three days to go to court to block a gun sale to a suspected terrorist.

Senate poised to act on Puerto Rico debt days before debt cliff

The prospects for a July 1 default depend on the outcome of a Wednesday morning procedural vote on rescue legislation.

House Democrats: Our gun protest isn’t going away

Gun-control activism will continue in the House, Democrats pledge, but they stopped short of pledging another floor occupation.

Zika funding stalls in the Senate amid partisan rift

Senate Republicans said a failure to advance the legislation would mean that Congress will likely be unable to address the threat posed by Zika for weeks because of the upcoming congressional recess.

Meet Carlos Beruff, the man who could complicate Marco Rubio’s path to reelection

Beruff, 58, is making his maiden run for office as an outsider with a decidedly Trumpian bent.

New energy for Democrats’ gun fight, but same result

The new confidence follows a pair of high-profile, social-media-fueled protests led by Democrats on Capitol Hill in recent weeks.

Ryan rolls out policy agenda House Republicans can use in November

The speaker hopes it will influence Donald Trump if he wins the presidency.

Rubio: Concerns about Clinton — and Trump — influenced reelection decision

The future of the senator from Florida had been the subject of rampant speculation.

Marco Rubio will seek Senate re-election, reversing pledge not to run

The Florida senator’s future has been the subject of rampant speculation.

Republicans have a plan to replace Obamacare, and its costs are unclear

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s proposal would discard Obamacare’s mandates and penalties at an uncertain cost.

Chris Murphy: ‘Republicans have decided to sell weapons to ISIS’

The leader of the 15-hour filibuster said gun control should be part and parcel of Democratic national security policy.

Even one of Donald Trump’s most ardent Capitol Hill backers is exasperated

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) says he’s ‘done with’ responding to Trump’s various remarks: “I’m not even a surrogate. I’m just an endorser.“

Make no mistake: Democrats are ready for a Marco Rubio Senate run

New Democratic ad targets Florida senator’s missed votes and gun stance.

John McCain: Obama is ‘directly responsible’ for Orlando attack

McCain’s statement goes beyond the criticism of Obama that has been leveled by his Republican colleagues in the Senate, and echoes remarks made this week by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

House Republicans lay out proposals to rein in presidential power

Latest installment in Paul Ryan-led GOP agenda project would give Congress more ways to curb agencies.

Marco Rubio says he will reconsider leaving Senate

Rubio pledged for months not to seek re-election to the Senate while he waged an ill-fated campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

Top Republicans join Obama in condemning Trump’s words

The presumptive GOP nominee continues his insinuations about the president and Islam.

Ryan unveils anti-poverty proposal as part of election-year policy agenda

The lack of specific policy prescriptions may open Ryan up to criticism from the left, but it also reduces the risk that any of the proposals could be rejected by Donald Trump who has said very little about specific anti-poverty measures.

Republicans stand divided as Trump rewrites post-terror playbook

Previous terror attacks on the American homeland have brought parties together, not driven them apart.

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