15 hrs ago
Will Democrats Bail Out GOP on Border Supplemental?
As House Republicans search for the votes to pass a $659 million border supplemental bill, the key to getting the measure across the finish line may rest with one group: Democrats.
19 hrs ago
Maryland Delegation Muscling for FBI Headquarters
Maryland delegation wants FBI headquarters, "but we're not going to be bullies here," Mikulski said.
19 hrs ago
Cybercast News Service
Hoyer: Obama 'Can't Legalize' Illegals--But He Can Decide ...
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer said that President Obama "can't legalize" the illegal aliens in the United States, but then added that the president "can implement the laws as he believes they should be implemented."
21 hrs ago
The "Maryland Mob" Has Some Serious Work To Do
Recently we wrote about Martin O'Malley - the uber-liberal governor of Maryland who is aspiring to challenge presumed nominee Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nod.
22 hrs ago
The Washington Post
4List narrows for future FBI headquarters: Greenbelt, Landover or Springfield
A look at the sites that did and did not make the shortlist for what could be the biggest local real estate project in a generation.
Reid talks impeachment
Democrats' impeachment talk hit the Senate floor on Tuesday morning - an effort to gin up fundraising and rally the base that House Speaker John Boehner deemed a "scam."
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Lawmakers Rally Behind Israel at Conference of Jewish Groups
U.S. lawmakers from both parties voiced strong support of Israel and its right to defend itself against Hamas on Monday, affirming their commitment to Israel even as the Obama administration has expressed impatience with the Israeli offensive in Gaza.
Wall Street Journal
More Schools Open Doors to Whole Community
WYOMING, Mich.-On a recent weekday here, a steady stream of people dropped by one central location for food stamps, family counseling and job ideas-their local school.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
CBO: Obamacare Subsidies Apply to Both State and Federal Exchanges
Earlier this week, two federal appeals courts reached opposite conclusions as to whether Congress intended for the Affordable Care Act to provide health insurance subsidies to Americans purchasing coverage through both state and federally-run exchanges.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Steny Hoyer: Dems Will Win Back House in 2014
Saturday on MSNBC's "Up w/Steve Kornacki," Rep. Steny Hoyer claimed not only will House democrats "survive" the 2014 midterm elections, but they will "take back the House."
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Hoyer, Dunn lend support to horse-soring billHoyer, Dunn lend support ...
Hoyer, Dunn lend support to horse-soring bill 70 percent of the House backs bill, but it is stuck in the Energy and Commerce Committee Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/tennessee/2014/07/25/hoyer-dunn-lend-support-horse-soring-bill/13194335/ The second-ranking Democrat in the House and a former ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Book Review: 'Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black'
"From his humble beginnings in Sumter, South Carolina to his prominence on the Washington, D.C. political scene as the third highest-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn has led an extraordinary life.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Top Democrat predicts a " again a " his party can win back the House
Defying virtually all political analysis, the No. 2 House Democrat said his party has "a good shot" at winning enough seats in November to regain control of the House of Representatives.
Dems reject border 'ultimatums'
House Democratic leaders warned Wednesday that softening a 2008 immigration law to expedite deportations of children would sink any effort to provide emergency funding at the southern border.
The Mixed Messages of Nancy Pelosi
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi opposed ending bulk collection of telephone records by the NSA in 2013, and in 2014 tells President Obama that no Congressional approval is needed in order to take action in Iraq.
New Democrats Make a Push
When Rep. Ellen Tauscher travels to Wall Street today to discuss overhauling financial regulations with industry titans, it will be something of a homecoming.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Boehner on Obamacare: 'It Cannot Be Fixed'
On the same day a federal appeals court upheld an IRS subsidy for Obamacare, GOP lawmakers seized on the opportunity of a conflicting ruling - Halbig v.
Hoyer: Court ignores Congress's intent
A federal court ignored congressional intent in ruling this week that insurance subsidies under President Obama's healthcare law don't apply to federal exchanges, Rep. Steny Hoyer said Tuesday.
The Border Supplemental and 'the Height of Irresponsibility'
Hoyer said there should be no debate over caring for the migrant children detained on the Texas border.
Lewis mug shot helps win him social media competition
Rep. John Lewis gained the biggest online presence of any House Democrat during Minority Whip Steny Hoyer's "Online All-star Competition."