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1 hr ago | Roll Call
Thirty-three conservative House Republicans - including one committee chairman - have signed onto a letter urging leadership to bring to the floor a "clean" one-year continuing resolution that funds the government at sequester levels.
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5 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Republican and Democratic negotiators reached out for a budget agreement Tuesday to reduce automatic spending cuts aimed at programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, risking a backlash from liberals and conservatives that highlighted the difficulty of compromise within divided government.
8 hrs ago | The Nation
If you don't live or work in Washington, a chronicle of staffing changes on the Beltway is about as interesting as faraway mild weather or a stranger's dreams.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
U rging Congress to increase the minimum wage, President Barack Obama has a tough sell in the budget-conscious divided Congress.
The Texas senator, a quintessential establishment Republican, is facing a new primary challenger in Steve Stockman, who blames Cornyn for 'making sure Obamacare became law.'
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is warning Congress that failure to act on a defense policy bill before year's end would create more uncertainty for the military and undercut the nation's commanders.
As the calendar races towards 2014, and Congressional members log their final few days in session while facing daunting deadlines for a long list of pressing and unfinished initiatives, the press has been busy chronicling the futility, assigning collective blame, and giving the president permanent failing marks .
With the start of the Affordable Care Act just weeks away, lawmakers and their staffs have until the end of Monday to enroll in new health-care exchanges established by the law, or decide to pay out of pocket for a different public or private insurance plan.
Budget negotiators have a big reason to strike a deal this week: averting the pain from a second year of sequestration, The looming cuts promise to hurt military troop readiness and limit FBI agents who keep tabs on terrorists, gangs and white-collar criminals.
In those days, it wasn't uncommon to see men who were running against women making subtle appeals to toughness, using national security and crime issues as a way to raise questions about whether their female opponents had what it takes.
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More than 20 members of the U.S. House, mostly Democrats, and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz will travel to South Africa to honor and commemorate former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama said more than 1 million Americans will lose benefits if lawmakers don't act.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says his premiums will double and his deductible will triple under the Affordable Care Act.
A remark by Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, ranked high on RollingStone.com's '50 Dumbest Things Right-Wingers Said in 2013.'
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill is urging Speaker John Boehner to bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote before the end of the 113th session of Congress.