(Reuters) - Howard "Bo" Callaway, who served as secretary of the Army after becoming the first Republican from Georgia elected to the U.S. House of Representatives since the Civil War, died on Saturday at age 86.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill that includes a delay in the Obamacare individual mandate for ten years. The bulk of the bill...
The House of Representatives voted today to approve a bill that could dry up countless stretches of rivers and harm river restoration efforts nationwide. H.R. 3189 – the so-called “Water Rights Protection Act” – passed by a 238-174 vote. This bill is terrible news for rivers nationwide. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-run U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a bipartisan deal to spare doctors from looming Medicare pay cuts, but included a provision to undermine Obamacare that critics said made the bill a non-starter...
Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the 1997 Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) law to better compensate doctors treating patients on Medicare. The Resolution, H.R. 4015, was authored by Texas Republican Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. Show More Summary
from the Tennessean: Tennessee lawmakers voted to delay the Common Core education program for two years, as opponents staged an ambush Thursday morning on the floor of the state House of Representatives. A coalition of Republicans and...Show More Summary
Secretary of State John Kerry told the House of Representatives today that it would be a "mistake" to insist--as Israel has done--that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Not only was his statement a total appeasement of Palestinian rejectionism, but it was also a complete betrayal of promises made to Israel. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives has invited Pope Francis to address a joint meeting of Congress.
While the Republican House of Representatives is preparing to vote on what is basically their 52nd attempt to repeal Obamacare wholly or in part, a new poll from Bloomberg shows the foolishness of that agenda. President Barack Obama’s...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday he has invited Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress when he visits the United States.
The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a budget with financial penalties for colleges that assign books addressing LGBT issues. The post South Carolina House Budget Punishes Universities For Assigning Books With LGBT Themes appeared first on ThinkProgress.
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. And if you can't join 'em, then pass a law to make it easier to sue the pants off 'em. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would fast track civil suits brought by lawmakers against the president. Show More Summary
Thom Tillis, the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, is a really fantastic candidate for the United States Se... HAHAHA OMG I CAN'T EVEN Tillis is currently struggling in a tough primary race against Greg Brannon,...Show More Summary
Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas addressed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday and suggested that the Constitution is 400 years old.
March 13, 1868: The Senate impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson began. The House of Representatives had already impeached the president on 11 counts of trying to fire War Secretary Edwin Stanton and for violating post-war Reconstruction Acts. Show More Summary
The lights on the U.S. Capitol Dome briefly went dark Wednesday night as gusty winds blew through the District of Columbia. The power failure happened around 8:30pm after both the Senate and the House of Representatives had adjourned for the night. “High winds in the DC area are currently causing electrical power surges that impacted […]
Republican David Jolly was outspent more than 3 to 1, yet easily defeated two opponents in a Florida special election Tuesday for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. His opposition to Obamacare was a key factor. Jolly will represent...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Wednesday it is launching an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision-making process involving emissions standards for new power plant...
If it were up to me, I would eliminate special elections for the House of Representatives entirely. They make sense when it comes to the Senate, where every state has only two senators and terms run six years, meaning a vacancy can leave a state without significant representation for an extended period of time. Show More Summary
On Monday, the Utah House of Representatives approved legislation allowing the state to hold presidential nominating primaries a week before any other state. If approved by the Senate and Governor, Utah would move head of New Hampshire, and possibly Iowa, in hosting the first nominating contests of 2016. Show More Summary