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GOP to tie individual mandate to doc fix
The House will vote next week on legislation to delay ObamaCare's individual mandate and prevent a cut in Medicare payments to doctors.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
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NIAC Statement on House and Senate Iran Letters
National Iranian American Council Policy Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement regarding Congressional letters on U.S.-Iran negotiations sponsored by Senators Robert Menendez and Lindsey Graham in the Senate and Representatives Eric Cantor and Steny Hoyer in the House: The attempts by some organizations and elected officials to ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Overnight Tech: Data breach talks back in Congress
THE LEDE: Data security will be back in the spotlight on Wednesday, when a House Financial Services subcommittee hears from top law enforcement, consumer advocacy and industry experts.
The Jewish Journal
After bruising Iran sanctions battle, AIPAC conference is all about comity
U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor , at left, and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer deliver remarks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's Policy Conference in Washington.
Hill moving on aid, sanctions
Congress is poised to move quickly to provide Ukraine with economic assistance while lawmakers debate ways to punish Russia for sparking a crisis in Europe.
Pelosi-Hoyer Rivalry Flares Anew With Eshoo-Pallone Fight
The long-running leadership rivalry between House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer is flaring anew as the two Democrats take different sides in the fight over who will be the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Cantor and Hoyer Reunite to Push Obama on Iran Nuclear Talks
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer are together again, jointly urging the Obama administration to take a hard line on preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon while supporting the administration's diplomatic effort.
Kerry, key congressmen address AIPAC conference
US secretary of state speaks to America's biggest pro-Israel lobby along with Senator Charles Schumer, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer.
Lawmakers divided on possible 2017 BRAC round
Rep. Steny Hoyer holds town hall meeting with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center employees to discuss the sequester March 12, 2013, in Greenbelt, Md.
The Washington Post
Weather postpones promotion of Md. site for FBI
Gov. Martin O'Malley was scheduled to join Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at the University of Maryland, College Park on Monday, but a winter storm has postponed the event.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Daily Beast
Netroots vs. Steve IsraelBy David Freedlander
In a handful of races, progressives are challenging the D.C. establishment to try to steer the Democratic Party in a new direction.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Union Brings 'Fair Pay' Pep Rally to Capitol
Some 200 activists from the National Treasury Employees Union took to the western front of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to chant their demands for higher pay and more respect from lawmakers, four of whom joined the rally.
Pelosi backs Eshoo for Energy panel
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will back fellow California Democrat Rep. Anna Eshoo - Pelosi's closest friend in Congress - for the ranking member post on powerful Energy and Commerce Committee.
The Washington Post
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, at its most perilous point in years, begins its annual policy conference on Sunday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
DeLauro, Democrats press for wage vote
In a drive to raise the federal minimum wage, Rep. Rosa DeLauro joined with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats Wednesday in employing a little-used House strategy to try to get a vote on raising the federal minimum wage.
The Washington Post
Democrats plan rare legislative maneuver to force vote on minimum wage. Will it work?
House Democrats are poised to announce plans Wednesday to use a little-used and rarely successful procedural tactic to try and force a vote on raising the federal minimum wage.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Fate Uncertain for House Flood Insurance Bill
The House is poised to vote this week on legislation to ease the burden on homeowners seeking affordable flood insurance, but the bill might not have the votes - on either side of the aisle.
Meet The House Democrats Who Haven't Declared Their Support For A Minimum Wage Hike
On Wednesday, House Democrats will undertake a procedural maneuver known as a discharge petition in hopes of forcing a vote on their minimum wage bill.
Steny Hoyer: GOP tax reform effort doomed without Democratic support
The No. 2 Democrat in the House has dismissed a Republican plan to simplify the tax code as nothing more than partisan gamesmanship, saying it will take a genuine bipartisan effort to push through meaningful reforms.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Huffington Post
Progressive Groups Target Nancy Pelosi On Immigration
Three progressive groups are going after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in an effort to jump-start immigration reform as it stalls in the lower chamber.