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House Speaker John A. Boehner speaks to the media during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on July 31. House Republican leaders pulled Speaker John A. Boehner's slimmed-down legislation to address the brewing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border amid a conservative revolt over the fact the $659 million proposal did not address the core causes ... (more)
House Speaker John Boehner speaks to the media during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on July 31. House Republican leaders pulled Speaker John A. Boehner's slimmed-down legislation to address the brewing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border amid a conservative revolt over the fact the $659 million proposal did not address the core causes of ... (more)
Republican Reps. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, a pair often seen hanging out together on the House floor, exchanged fierce words Wednesday over appropriate footwear for Seersucker Day.
The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee endorsed on Wednesday a resolution calling on China to immediately end what it calls state-sanctioned harvesting of human organs from prisoners.
The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo.
A coalition challenging Florida's current congressional map argues that the state may have to hold statewide elections for two of its 27 congressional seats.
The man who created Seersucker Day back in the late 1990s has been on a bit of a tear ever since the Senate ditched the tradition two years ago.
Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess.
Congress is scheduled to begin its August recess next week. In most years, August is a time when Americans can breathe easy as Washington politicians suspend their usual routines for a few weeks.
Sens. Ted Cruz and Kirsten Gillibrand united on Monday to push a resolution condemning Hamas in its war against Israel, building on their burgeoning bipartisan alliance.
Thank you to Mark Tapscott of The Washington Examiner for talking about this issue - this is a critical issue about a humanitarian crisis on our border and our leaders doing what?! I don't get it - they all say it is a humanitarian crisis and then take their vacations - even though it is THEIR JOBS to handle it! If our leaders won't do the right ... (more)
Yet Congress is about to go on vacation for a month -- to campaign, fundraise, cut negative advertisements and otherwise convince the public that their distaste for politicians is well-founded.
Polis is now attempting to change the religious exemption to make it more restrictive by using the language from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , so the exemption would be limited to actual religious institutions.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:25 am
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