2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
The people of Moore, Okla., have been devastated by a ferocious tornado: 24 lives were lost and more than 10,000 homes were destroyed.
6 hrs ago | Roll Call
As pressure mounts on Capitol Hill to address the rising number of cases of sexual assault in the military, Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, suggested that he supports the House taking action through legislation.
10 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery
House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters' questions on the issue.
12 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.
12 hrs ago | ABC 33/40
Having lived most of her life in this Oklahoma City suburb, Barbara Bryen never feared twisters.
12 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
An older brother was being questioned Thursday in the deaths of two Utah boys found by their mother when she returned home, police said.
15 hrs ago | CBS News
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, assures his chamber "won't be stampeded" by the White House and Senate and will "work its will" on immigration legislation - but "don't ask me how," he added.
18 hrs ago | WSBT
Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took turns Wednesday leading an often humorous but sometimes emotional celebration of the decades-long service of the Rev.
18 hrs ago | Congress.org
Prominent House conservatives are insisting that any increase in the debt limit be tied to cuts or changes in entitlement programs and mandatory spending, rather than just a tax overhaul, potentially complicating GOP leadership efforts to work out an agreement with Democrats to avoid a default.
18 hrs ago | KCEN
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status broke the law, and he wondered aloud "who's going to go to jail." "There are laws in place to prevent this type of abuse," Boehner told reporters a day after an inspector general's report detailed how the IRS delayed ... (more)
21 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
As more details emerge on the Obama administration's surveillance of the Associated Press and Fox News , House Speaker John Boehner is among those who are seeking "big answers." Boehner appeared on Wednesday's edition of "On The Record with Greta Van Susteren," condemning the Department Of Justice's seizure of media organizations' documents and ... (more)
23 hrs ago | GPB.org
President Obama speaks at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore on May 17. The trip followed a visit by the company's president to Capitol Hill to testify in support of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Last week's party-line House vote to repeal the 201o health care law was arranged so the 70 freshman Republicans could go on record in support of a campaign promise.
Our view: Providing a path to citizenship and reforms to a broken system would strengthen the country, and Congress needs to recognize that's more important than politics Just when Washington looked like it was completely preoccupied with the scandals, real and imaginary, swirling around the White House , a group of Democrats and Republicans in the ... (more)
A handful of conservative congressmen said Wednesday that they will demand a budget that balances in 10 years in exchange for their vote to increase the debt ceiling, saying that Republican leadership promised as much during a GOP retreat earlier this year.
These Republicans want to move ahead despite recent court decisions that have struck down similar state laws.
Washington a A Senate panel passed a sweeping immigration reform bill Tuesday evening, which Sen.