Saturday May 18
House passes McHenry proposal to implement JOBS Act
A bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives yesterday voted 416-6 in favor of passing a bill proposed by Congressman Patrick McHenry to enforce a deadline on JOBS Act legislation signed into law last year.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Deal: At Last, Some Consensus on Dodd-Frank
In Washington these days, the major players don't agree often -- and when they do it's only in the most narrow sense.
BIO Praises House of Representatives for Passing H.R. 701
H.R. 701 was introduced by Rep. Patrick McHenry and passed the House by a vote of 416-6. "BIO applauds Rep.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hill's 'Brewers Caucus' on tap
Ire over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting conservative groups. Anger over the Justice Department's snooping on The Associated Press.
Mon May 13, 2013
GOP push new SEC head on JOBS Act regulations
Congressional Republicans are ratcheting up pressure on the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission to finally implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
Sun May 12, 2013
Lake Wylie Pilot
The Music Men perform May 15 at River Hills Women's Club meeting
The last meeting for the season of the River Hills Women's Club will be Wednesday, May 15, at River Hills Country Club.
Fri May 10, 2013
New York Post
Heat's on Hill over Benghazi
Republicans are turning up the heat on former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the wake of this week's emotional hearing on the terror attack at the US consulate in Benghazi - with calls to launch a further probe into the deaths of four Americans there.
Wed May 08, 2013
News 4 Jax
Doomed Libya ambassador: 'We're under attack'
Late on the night of last September 11, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens spoke to his deputy for the final time from the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
Tue May 07, 2013
Perez hearing leads to awkward roles
House Republicans mounted a last-ditch effort Tuesday to derail President Barack Obama's nominee for Labor Secretary, Tom Perez, on the eve of a scheduled Senate committee vote on his confirmation.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Raw Story
Republicans introduce census reform bill that would end unemployment estimates
Thinking they're going to deflate an intrusive government overreach into the everyday lives of American citizens, a group of House Republicans introduced a census reform bill last week that would prevent the government from conducting the research necessary to produce monthly unemployment estimates.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Some airports still waiting for word on future plans
Air traffic controller Jeff Forman isn't sure what the future holds. For months now, he said his job has been up in the air because of sequestration.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Pleased with McHenry's support of LWCF
This week is National Parks Week and 152 members of the House of Representatives are celebrating their special places by signing the Dear Colleague Letter in support for full and dedicated funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
House Republicans Slam Federal Loan To Fisker As 'Corrupt' And 'Mismanaged'
Nicholas Whitcombe , of the DOE, Fisker Automotive founder Henrik Fisker and co-founder Bernhard Koehler at Wednesday's congressional hearing.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Special Olympics to be held Friday at East Lincoln
Republican Party leaders from throughout North Carolina's 10th Congressional District gathered over the weekend in Lincolnton for the group's executive committee convention.
Boehner-led cost-cutting saving millions in the House
The House of Representatives will spend 15% less on its own operations this year than it did three years ago under a cost-cutting effort launched by Speaker John Boehner that is on pace to have saved taxpayers more than $400 million by the end of this year When Republicans took control of the House in January 2011, Boehner, the new speaker, said ... (more)
Jeb's problem: Bush fatigue
Many leading Republicans say the former Florida governor would be a stronger candidate ahead of 2016, if they weren't worried about Bush baggage.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Voting begins for McHenry's 10th District art contest
Congressman Patrick McHenry is turning to the public to choose the 10th District's entry for the Annual Congressional Art Contest.
Keever tapped to lead Buncombe Democratic Party
In the wake of big losses at the polls last fall, Patsy Keever is taking the reins of the Buncombe County Democratic Party.