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Obama used his meeting with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to talk about areas where there seems to be bipartisan support for legislation this year.
Rubio supporters were particularly pleased with his better-than-anticipated showing, coming in third place but right on Trump’s heels and within striking distance of Cruz.
Rep. Mark Meadows says he was swayed by Ted Cruz’s pledge to restore power to Congress.
Democrats says they will pull out all the stops to win federal funding for new pipes and health monitoring.
Minority Leader Harry M. Reid says Democrats will press for relief as part of pending energy bill.
Clinton backers tout gun-liability bill that would reverse 2005 Sanders vote that has become a political thorn.
‘Mens rea’ remains a major roadblock to sentencing reform.
GOP leaders say the Iranian prisoner deal sets a ‘bad precedent.’ But the precedent was set long ago.
Discussing the year ahead, GOP leaders offer a tacit admission that Capitol Hill will be more focused on election-year messaging than brass-tacks lawmaking.
The House speaker has taken a surgical approach to blunting the populism that has dominated the GOP.
Tuesday’s State of the Union may have been the last date, but the relationship is now over.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has invited the Little Sisters of the Poor to Tuesday’s speech.
“I just want it to be over with. I hope it’s really short,” said conservative Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.).
With a sit-down conversational format and without Trump or Cruz, GOP hopefuls manage to get down to the issues.
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.