6 hrs ago
GOP gaining ground in House races
The Cook Political Report has revised its district-by-district assessment of this fall's House races.
10 hrs ago
Bipartisanship is Alive and Well, but not in the Obama White House
But there's evidence to the contrary as well. On two important issues, veterans' health and job training, congressional Republicans and Democrats have, with little notice, reached constructive bipartisan agreements.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Fast-food chains go to war with labor board
Business groups are up in arms over a National Labor Relations Board decision that they fear could demolish the legal wall between corporations and their franchises.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
American Legion Magazine
Legion wants comprehensive review of military student loans
The American Legion wants an investigation of all DoE-contracted student loan servicers that have lent to servicemembers, not just the servicer that is known to have violated federal law.
Employers, Republicans see pro-union slant in U.S. NLRB action
Under Democratic President Barack Obama, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has been taking a stance on workplace relations that has employers, industry groups and Republican lawmakers voicing alarm.
Bipartisanship is alive and well, but not in the Obama White House
But there's evidence to the contrary as well. On two important issues, veterans ' health and job training, congressional Republicans and Democrats have, with little notice, reached constructive bipartisan agreements.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
NRF names two lawmakers as 'Legislators of the Year'
The National Retail Federation announced that Senator Mark Warner, D-Va. and Representative John Kline, R-Minn., have been recognized as NRF's Legislators of the Year.
GOP House Speaker John Boehner fundraises for himself in Minneapolis
Helping him bring in cash are Republican Reps. John Kline and Erik Paulsen -- both considered safe in their re-elects this fall.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
John Boehner Leans On 'Worst Pop Singer Ever' For Talking Points On Jobs
House Speaker John Boehner speaks before signing the bipartisan legislation Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at the U.S. Capitol July 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Daily Beast
Why This Congressman Killed the GI BillBy Aaron Glantz
Legislation designed to prevent for-profit colleges from gaming the federal aid system and exploiting veterans died within 15 minutes of being introduced earlier this month.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
NBC Los Angeles
Bill Seeks to Help Fight Child Sex Trafficking
A bill that would help improve the reporting and response to victims of child trafficking was debated amongst congressman Wednesday in Washington D.C. Lolita Lopez reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
How does a bill become law in Washington? Follow Joe Heck's case study
It doesn't always work that easily in 2014's hyper-partisan, election-preoccupied Congress.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Congress Considers Multiple Proposals in Advance of Higher Education Act Reauthorization
Recently, there have been a number of bills issued and proposals made as the U.S. Congress begins the process of reauthorizing of the Higher Education Act .
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Talking Points: Russian Aggression & The MH17 Tragedy
On Wednesday of last week, President Barack Obama announced economic sanctions to punish Russia for supplying arms to the rebels in Ukraine.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Export bank battle worries Minnesota businesses
For the past 20 years, Fluidyne Engineering Corp. has depended on financial guarantees from the U.S. Export-Import Bank to stay in business.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Compromise Disrupts the Daily Vitriol in Washington, D.C.
Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner reacts after signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act with Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Congressman George Miller, Republican Congressman John Kline, Republican Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, and Democratic Congressman Ruben Hinojosa in the Speaker's Conference Room ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Minnesota congressional candidates pick up the pace on fundraising
The stockpiles in two competitive Minnesota congressional races are growing as both the Democratic incumbents and their Republican challengers pick up their fundraising pace.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
U.S. Rep. John Kline makes it to final four of Bill Maher's #FlipADistrict Contest
Earlier this year, HBO's Bill Maher launched a new website known as " Flip A District ," where viewers could ponder the worst U.S. representative.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Minnesota inspires U.S. revamp of job training
David Schaenzer, 25, went to prison in 2007 for three felonies. While incarcerated, Schaenzer, who had always been interested in welding and working with his hands, heard through a local job-training program that a few nearby manufacturers needed workers.