Friday May 17
House votes to repeal Obamacare - for 37th time
The sequester is forcing layoffs across the Pentagon's civilian workforce, no budget negotiators have been named, and the Farm Bill is a year late in coming.
Thu May 16, 2013
CBS's Rose Defends Obama After Rumsfeld Cracks He's Only...
Charlie Rose acted as an apologist for President Obama on Wednesday's CBS This Morning , after former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld asserted that the second-term executive was avoiding responsibility for the recent spate of scandals surrounding his administration.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Miami Herald
Ex-SC Gov. Sanford reclaims House seat in comeback
Republican Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor whose extramarital affair derailed his political career, returned to Congress on Wednesday with his Argentine "soul mate" at his side.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sunday Spotlight: Moms on Capitol Hill
In a special Mother's Day edition of our Sunday Spotlight, ABC's " This Week " had a glimpse inside an exclusive club on Capitol Hill: women who give birth while serving in Congress.
Crooks and Liars
Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread
There are 436 representatives and 100 senators in Congress today. The Washington press corps is comprised of several dozens of reporters.
Fri May 10, 2013
Scoop: this Week with George Stephanopoulos on Abc - Sunday, May 12, 2013
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Jack Reed , D-R.I., speak exclusively to ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz, Sunday on "This Week." The debate over Benghazi was reignited this week as new testimony and newly-revealed emails brought fresh scrutiny to the Sept.
Real Clear Politics
GOP Pushes Female-Friendly Issues, Candidates
Endeavoring to rebrand their party, GOP elders do not want voters conjuring up names like Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin when they hear the words "Republican Party." They want you to think of Martha Roby.
Will The Ghosts Of Benghazi Haunt Hillary?
BENGHAZI TALKING POINTS UNDERWENT 12 REVISIONS: When it became clear last fall that the CIA's now discredited Benghazi talking points were flawed, the White House said repeatedly the documents were put together almost entirely by the intelligence community, but White House documents reviewed by Congress suggest a different story, ABC's JONATHAN ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Grocery stores fight calorie display rules
WASHINGTON The lobbyist for grocers including Kroger Co. and Safeway Inc. is calling on President Barack Obama to curtail a U.S. health law provision that mandates the companies display the calorie content of all their foods.
House Passes Roby's Working Families Flexibility Act
In a bold statement on how applying conservative principles can help working Americans in their everyday lives, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 , a bill sponsored by U.S. Representative Martha Roby to help Americans better balance the demands of work and family.
Model spotlights Down syndrome
Supermodel Beverly Johnson is in town this week to raise awareness of Down syndrome in her role as an international spokeswoman for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, and she wants one thing in particular out of Washington: more money.
Inslee Signs Bill For Registry Of Gun Offenders
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure to create a central registry to track firearm offenders in Washington state.
Wed May 08, 2013
No fee to cross Canadian border - Congress members
Members of Congress from Washington, New York, North Dakota and Michigan, from both parties, are moving to shoot down a trial balloon in which people entering the United States by land from Canada and Mexico would be forced to pay a fee.
Congresswoman opposes Indian casino near Spokane
A congresswoman has joined opponents of a proposed Indian casino near Fairchild Air Force Base outside Spokane, saying such a large, commercial development might prompt the military to close the base in the future.
Republicans defy White House veto threat, pass wor...
The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to give workers more time off - rejecting criticism from the White House, unions, women's groups and others that the measure is a sham that would force more work for less pay.
$500,000 Bail For Man Charged With Shooting His Wife In The Face While She Slept
Bail was set at $500,000 for a 55-year-old Missoula man charged with shooting his wife in the face, apparently as she slept.
on KHQ.Com: Jury Reaches Verdict In Jodi Arias Trial
Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of Jodi Arias, who is accused of murdering her one-time boyfriend in Arizona.
Drug Store News
Independent pharmacists conduct more than 500 meetings with legislators on the Hill
More than 300 independent community pharmacists from across the country met in Washington, D.C. at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill Wednesday for the 2013 National Community Pharmacists Association Conference on Legislation and Government Affairs.
Sheryl Crow headlines Down Syndrome charity event
Organizers say the gala on Wednesday night is designed to raise awareness about Down syndrome.
Tue May 07, 2013
Airman remembered as role model, light of his family
More recently, he became a father in his own right -- to a baby girl named Payton.