Add to MyYahoo RSS

US House of Representatives News

News on US House of Representatives continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

53 min ago | The Town Talk

Books balanced for last La. budget, with borrowingBooks balanced for...

The books on Louisiana's last budget year have been closed, but it took a bit of borrowing from this year to make the numbers work.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Baton Rouge, LA, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

Burger King Worldwide and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are facing sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Tim Hortons, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat

CBS Atlanta

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WLS-AM Chicago

Senate Campaign Criticized for Use of Photo of James Foley's Executioner

In a video posted to his campaign's YouTube account Monday, New Mexico Senate candidate Allen Weh uses a brief still image of American journalist James Foley's executioner -- a move that critics say is "offensive."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election


GOP Shies Away From Obamacare Repeal

Beverly Hires, a former nurse running for Congress here in one of the nation's rare competitive House races, ticks off her problems with the federal health care law: higher premiums, cancelled policies and employers cutting full-time jobs.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat

Windsor Beacon

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, Greg Walden, Bill Young, us Travel, Travel

WFIE-TV Evansville

Voters in Florida, 3 other states head to polls

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Representative James Lankford, Peter Shumlin, Tom Coburn

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Crews now fracking at Pittsburgh International Airport

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Tim Murphy, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Mining, Consol Energy, Autos

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Candidates Work Through Last-Day Chores

Candidates facing runoffs in Oklahoma's primary are working through last-day chores in efforts to get out the vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican

Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Science, Computer Science, Education Etc., Computers

CBS News

Opponent of scandal-plagued Rep. Scott DesJarlais concedes primary

The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis

ABC News 4 Charleston

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosting SC Republicans

Earlier this summer, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan announced that the Florida Republican would be the keynote speaker at his fourth annual "Faith and Freedom BBQ" fundraiser in Anderson on Monday.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Rand Paul

The Lebanon Daily News

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

For Republican Rep. Scott Perry, the influx of Central American children who have crossed illegally into the United States has propelled immigration to a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the Texas border, eclipsing the new health care law and the federal deficit.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, Representative Scott Perry, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 24, 2014


The latest on damaging earthquake in California

This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Jeffrey R. Smith

WFAA-TV Dallas

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending more than 120 people to hospitals.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Napa County, CA


Calls to not let Michael Brown 'moment' pass

One day before thousands are expected to gather for the funeral of Michael Brown, political and civil rights leaders don't appear ready to let the moment pass.


Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton


Republicans urge airstrikes in Syria

Republicans in Congress have begun their most forceful push yet in urging President Barack Obama to begin a military campaign into Syria to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Paul Ryan, Lindsey Graham

USA Today

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus Mottled brown bug no bigger than pencil eraser threatens $9 billion citrus industry Check out this story on In this Friday, July 25, 2014 photo, Nick Howell, 13, a member of the McLean family who owns Uncle Matt's organic orange juice company, places a vial ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US Politics, Adam Putnam, Entomology, Science, Clermont, FL, University of Florida, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture

ABC News

Voter Citizenship Issue Goes Before Federal Court

A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration forms.


Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

The Chronicle-Telegram

Economy key as governor candidates enter final months

CINCINNATI - Looking at a wide view of Ohio's economy, there are clear signs of economic progress during Republican John Kasich's time as governor.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich