3 hrs ago | WHDH
Summoned by Congress, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
6 hrs ago | Government Executive
The Treasury Department once again is tapping federal retirement programs to buy the government more time to increase the nation's debt ceiling.
10 hrs ago | The Hill
Speaker John Boehner choked up as he offered prayers for the people of Oklahoma on Tuesday after tornadoes that ripped through the state left dozens of people dead.
11 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
Addressing the massive tornado that killed dozens in Oklahoma, Speaker of the House John Boehner refused to say Tuesday whether he thinks federal government aid sent for storm recovery efforts should be offset with spending cuts elsewhere.
President Obama survived a terrible week in Washington unscathed in the eyes of the American people.
House Republicans are pushing back against a prominent conservative group's suggestion that congressional leaders should avoid scheduling potentially divisive votes which could shift the media spotlight away from the White House's recent woes.
Barack Obama 's hopes of moving beyond the scandals that have dogged his administration were dashed on Monday, when it was disclosed that the White House had been informed last month about the details of the IRS affair.
At the end of a truly dismal week in his presidency, President Obama remains lucky in one crucial category: his opposition.
The shift is striking: The 2008 rivals never got along throughout Obama's first term in office.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is aiming this week to pass a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions, setting up a high-stakes debate on the Senate floor.
Prospects for passage of a major immigration bill improved on Thursday when a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives declared they had reached a tentative deal, resolving disputes that had threatened to torpedo negotiations.
Five months into President Barack Obama's second term, allies and former top aides worry that his overarching goal of economic opportunity has been diminished, partly drowned out by controversies seized upon by Republicans in an effort to weaken him.
House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, left, waves a constituent's application to the IRS that was delayed, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 17, 2013, during the committee's hearing on the extra scrutiny the Internal Revenue Service gave Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
Officials in Oregon and Washington expressed pleasant surprise at lower-than-expected health rates offered by insurers as part of the new federal law known as "Obamacare." Aside from expanding Medicaid to participating states, the Health Care Act of 2010 encourages Americans to purchase health insurance via an online marketplace as the provision ... (more)
This week, the House Republican conference met to discuss what their priority will be in connection with any vote to increase the debt ceiling.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.