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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.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $5.4 million in April, building on its advantage over House Republicans this year.
SENIOR LOBBY DAY : The phrase "lobby day" conjures an image of interest groups holding a rally on the steps of the Capitol, some sympathetic legislators in tow, before proceeding inside to meet with lawmakers.
A bipartisan House group hammered out an immigration-reform deal late Thursday after years of closed-door meetings and last-minute brinksmanship from a top Democrat.
There they go again: The House is moving toward a vote on yet another Republican bill to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.
On Wednesday, New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters let the Republicans in Congress know he was tired of their silly attempts to repeal Obamacare in " House to Vote Yet Again On Health Care Repeal.
House Democrats are speaking out against the vote today that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .
Washington D.C., May 15, 2013 / 05:04 pm .- A bipartisan coalition of Congress members has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, calling for government action to protect the family members of Chinese pro-life leader Chen Guangcheng.
Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday pleaded with House Republicans to unify around a debt-ceiling plan, telling his conference that he did not want to have to rely on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to help pass legislation.
THE LEDE : Facebook announced on Tuesday that Catlin O'Neill, currently a top aide to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , will join the company's Washington policy office.
Put me down as happy to see former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford coming back to Washington.
As new details emerge about the Internal Revenue Service's controversial practices of targeting conservative groups, the U.S. Justice Department ordered an investigation on the subject and Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the department was coordinating with the FBI to assess whether or not any laws were broken and called the IRS's actions ... (more)
Members of the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission, Budget and Finance Committee, Resources and Development Committee, and Health, Education and Human Services Committee met last week with federal agency representatives and lawmakers to discuss issues ranging from the effects of federal budget cuts to much needed investment in infrastructure.
The general election is about 18 months away, but Rep. Eric Swalwell received a significant endorsement Monday with his re-election campaign on the horizon.
The Republican-led House has held several oversight hearings investigating the terrorist Sept.