6 hrs ago
Congress Triples Obama's Request for Spending on Israel-U.S. Defense Projects
The final version of the congressional defense budget triples the Obama administration's request for funding for joint U.S.-Israel defense cooperation.
9 hrs ago
Longtime Obama aide plans to leave as part of White House overhaul: report
One of President Barack Obama's longest-serving advisers plans to leave the White House at the end of the month, the New York Times confirmed late on Wednesday, part of a staff shake-up in the West Wing after a botched rollout of the administration's signature health care reforms.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
New Bill Offers Government Agencies Incentive for Clearing Airwaves
U.S. Representatives Brett Guthrie and Doris Matsui , co-chairs of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Spectrum Working Group, on Monday introduced legislation that offers financial incentives to government agencies for vacating their unused spectrum.
The Wichita Eagle
With website working, Sebeliusa Capitol Hill hot seat cools down a little
The move is one of three new initiatives Sebelius announced Wednesday morning in a blog post and during testimony before the health subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Dems stop short of deal endorsement
Amid the ongoing fight over the fate of unemployment insurance , House Democratic leaders declined Wednesday to commit their support for a bipartisan budget deal.
Congressman Botches Attempt To Compare Sebelius To North Korean...
A Republican Congressman tried, but failed, to compare Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to the North Korean dictator during a House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee hearing on Wednesday afternoon.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
US solons vow support for PHL typhoon rehab efforts
The Philippines can count on the support of the United States House of Representatives when it starts undertaking the critical stage of rehabilitating areas that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
House bill aims to boost government spectrum sales
Five House lawmakers introduced legislation Monday that would encourage federal agencies to give up their spectrum rights for auction to the private sector.
National Review Online
Obama's New Health-Care Fix-It Man
It's the first real sign President Obama is listening to fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in the wake of Obamacare's disastrous rollout.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Washington Post
The White House is bringing back its former legislative affairs director Phil Schiliro to help oversee its health-care policy efforts.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Washington Post
Angry Self-Insured Voters Dim Democratic House Takeover Strategy
To appreciate why U.S. Representative Scott Peters has twice broken with his Democratic colleagues and voted to roll back parts of Obamacare, it's helpful to know that his San Diego-area district is teeming with voters who have reasons to be angry about the law.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Spiritual guru Marianne Williamson plans to run for California congressional seat
Marianne Williamson talks with the public at a recent campaign event. The spiritual leader is running for a seat in the U.S. House, representing California's District 33. Marianne Williamson, the spiritual teacher and best-selling author who made Detroit home for several years in the late '90s, has made a point to come back every year or so, either ... (more)
The Baltimore Sun
White House: One million new visits to healthcare website Monday
Julianna Goldman updates the latest news on fixing the healthcare.gov website. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Calif. Church, political leaders fast for immigration reform
Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 30, 2013 / 06:02 am .- Los Angeles Archbishop Jos H. Gomez and local political leaders have held a 24-hour fast to pray for immigration reform and to remember families who are separated from each other at Thanksgiving.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
39 Members of Congress Join UAW to Stop Devastating Cuts to Science Programs
UAW represents 10,000 postdoctoral researchers and academic student employees at the University of California and the University of Washington Berkeley CALIFORNIA Two United Auto Worker locals announced that 39 members of the House of Representatives have joined their effort to stop the Sequester, the disastrous budgeting policy that ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Give thanks for oath-breaking politicians' fear of an armed citizenry
Given the state in which we find our nation of late, it might seem difficult for a liberty loving patriot to think of much for which to be thankful.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Alexander Compounding Legislation Signed Into Law
Senator Lamar Alexander, the senior Republican on the Senate health committee, Wednesday praised the signing into law of The Drug Quality and Security Act, a result of a legislative agreement he reached with House and Senate health committee leaders to make injections of compounded sterile drugs safer.
The Huffington Post
United Against the Secret Trade Agreement (TPP) That Blocks Affordable Health Care -- And Much More
Have you heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement? If not, you're not alone -- the American people, by design, know very little about what U.S. negotiators are promising in closed-door talks with 11 Pacific-rim countries.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Giving Thanks, with Purpose
I've always thought of this as "The Thanksgiving Painting," because it's such a perfect representation of what we all wish for on the fourth Thursday in November: plenty of food and fellowship, lots of sunlight and smiles.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Daily Breeze
Reps. Maxine Waters, Henry Waxman plan to lobby to bring Boeing jobs to California
Congress member Henry Waxman spoke at a State of the Region luncheon Monday in Torrance Monday, Nov. 25th 2013.