The House of Representatives voted 224--201 Thursday morning to deny funding for the Obama administration's controversial Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The policy, which was implemented via executive order inShow More Summary
Speaker John Boehner has emphasized that the House of Representatives has grave concerns about the Gang of Eight immigration bill being debated in the Senate. “We’ve made it perfectly clear that the House will not simply take up what the Senate passes,” Boehner told Laura Ingraham on her radio show Thursday morning. Show More Summary
The House of Representatives voted mostly along party lines Thursday morning to defund an Obama administration policy that focuses deportation efforts on undocumented immigrants convicted of crimes and defers deportation proceedings against immigrants brought without legal documents to the United States as children by their parents. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $39 billion Department of Homeland Security spending bill for next fiscal year that would boost its funding by nearly $1 billion, shifting deeper cuts into other domestic agencies...
The bill that is making its way through Washington DC that would require Internet companies to collect sales tax like brick and mortars businesses do is not likely to get through the House of Representatives according to Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va). Here is the report from WSLS WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va This is [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. trade representative on Thursday pledged to work with leaders of the Senate Finance Committee to craft major trade legislation needed by the White House to win approval of trade deals.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of over half of the members of the House of Representative have signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to insist on new rules against currency manipulation in a proposed trade agreement with Japan and 10...
Once again Democrats tried to get a bill passed in the House of Representatives to fund an expansion of U.S. prisons in order to house terror suspects in the U.S. heartland instead of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As in years previous, however, the measure was defeated. Show More Summary
A look back at the 115 "Smiths" to serve in the House as newly-minted U.S. Representative Jason Smith of Missouri adds his name to the roster.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives "Gang of Eight" capped four years of on-again, off-again talks by reaching a tentative bipartisan agreement on Wednesday on a comprehensive deal to overhaul U.S. immigration l...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives panel in charge of agricultural funding rejected on Wednesday the Obama administration's request for a sweeping change to food aid programs that have been in place since the Cold W...
A comprehensive immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for immigrants living in the country illegally is "highly unlikely" to pass the Republican-majority House of Representatives, Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price, the vice chair of the House Budget Committee, said. During a Christian Science Monitor breakfast meeting Wednesday, a reporter asked Price if [...]
WASHINGTON (CAP) - A bill to create the first national limit on gas emissions by members of Congress was approved by the House of Representatives yesterday after a week of late-night debates and committee meetings punctuated by jaunts to Taco Bell and Hardee's. Show More Summary
Months after the GOP-controlled Montana House of Representatives blocked a state DISCLOSE Act from coming to the floor, a group of Republican legislators are pushing for a ballot referendum on political transparency. The Billings Gazette reported Monday that State Sen. Jim Peterson (R) and six other Republican legislators are launching a ballot initiative to require [...]
Freshman Congressman Jim Bridenstine slammed “petty, bumbling liar” Barack Obama and VP Joe Biden on House floor yesterday in an epic rant. This Oklahoma representative shows a lot of promise. The Tulsa World reported: U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine portrayed President … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives pressed ahead on Tuesday with efforts to extend deep "sequester" spending cuts into next year, despite a veto threat from President Barack Obama.
A founder of a South Carolina Tea Party whose group was targeted by the IRS told representatives on the House Ways and Means Committee that she was "outraged" Democrats were implying taxpayers were subsidizing her organization. In testimony...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Today’s IRS hearing before the House Ways and Means committee was expected to be explosive, as representatives of six non-profits that were improperly targeted by the agency were slated to testify. You could see that from the spin the establishment put on the hearing. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker predicted on Tuesday that the House of Representatives could pass an immigration bill by August, as the Senate gets ready to debate legislation to give millions of undocumented residents a way to earn ci...
Today, Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami, a Hindu monk and publisher of Hinduism Today, will give the opening prayer in the U.S. House at the request of Representative Ed Royce (R-CA). Hopefully, it'll go more smoothly than the last time a Hindu gave the invocation. In 2007, when Rajan Zed did it, a Christian Right group protested in the House chambers: [Click headline for more…]