12 hrs ago
The Washington Post
House Republicans aim to turn a war on womena into a war for womena
House Republicans released a package of bills Wednesday they say will appeal to women by improving their lives at work and at home - but conceded that many of them would not be signed into law any time soon.
12 hrs ago
House GOP touts 'war for women'
House Republicans promoted their plan for empowering working women and families on Wednesday, emphasizing tax credits, workplace flexibility and job training.
19 hrs ago
Cantor's final days
The Virginia Republican will soon trade his grand second-floor Capitol suite - with its massive conference room and flat-screen televisions displaying a Twitter feed - for a smaller hideaway elsewhere in the building.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Ted Cruz Continues His Push To Repeal 'Every Bloody Word' Of Obamacare
Cruz said Tuesday the upcoming midterm elections and the 2016 elections are important opportunities for Republican candidates to push key issues, according to CNN.
Democrats have million-dollar day on impeachment
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, flanked by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., left, and incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized
When Congress returns from its August recess in early September, members will have just a few legislative days to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, the entity responsible for providing loans to American businesses to help them sell their products around the globe.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Real Clear Politics
GOP's 2016 Quandary: Why No Women Candidates?
The wide-open fight for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination appears certain to showcase a range of credible candidates, who differ from one another in both style and substance.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Congress Has Finally Found a Bill to Rally Around
The Able Act, which would allow Americans with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and is expected to pass both chambers with ease this fall.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
White House says health care tax credits to continue for now
Two appeals courts reached different conclusions on whether policyholders may use tax credits to buy coverage in the 36 states that use the federal health insurance marketplace.
Act would create tax-free savings accounts for the disabled
The Senate Finance subcommittee on taxation and IRS oversight may have never heard testimony from someone quite like Sara Wolff.
McMorris Rodgers: Outlier on Export-Import Bank
The state of Washington is the nation's largest benefactor of the Export-Import Bank, which supports thousands of jobs at large and small companies with loans, loan guarantees and credit services for overseas buyers.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
In Our View/Gaza, Israel and Ukraine: The long, hard road to peace
The greatest virtue of international politics is the capacity to de-escalate and limit war.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Reboot Tech Conference: GOP Doesn't Have to Communicate 'Old Things in Old Ways to Old People'
The proceedings kicked off with a speech by the House Republican Conference Chairman Rep Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who delivered a somewhat platitudinous though well received speech on creating what she called an "open source government" free from bureaucracy and pork barrel spending, which connects with people's lives on a closer level.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Inside the Beltway: a Conservatariansa poised to make noise
Political hybrids are beginning to emerge and assert themselves. Here come the "conservatarians," who are complicated, edgy and attracting some name-brand GOP talent.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
What Exactly Is a 'Conservatarian'?
This weekend, Sen. Rand Paul will headline a "conservatarian" conference in San Francisco.
Rand Paul to address 'conservatarian' tech crowd in S.F.
In a sign that he's aggressively reaching out to Millennials and Silicon Valley, GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky - considered a potential White House contender in 2016 - will be the keynote speaker at gathering of "conservatarian" tech insiders this weekend in San Francisco.
Republicans block Senate bill to reverse contraception ruling
Senate Republicans used a procedural vote Wednesday to block a bill to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling and prohibit for-profit companies from denying employees contraception coverage based on owners' religious beliefs.
Export-Import Bank subsidy beneficiary wants to let Export-Import Bank expire
Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers is from Washington state , which makes her hesitance on the Export-Import Bank raise eyebrows .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Inslee talking up WA in UK
Gov. Jay Inslee is returning from the Farnborough Air Show in Great Britain, but it would seem none of the British reserve rubbed off on him during his short stay there.