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Tensions between the Republican establishment and conservative movement reached a fever pitch Wednesday after House Speaker John Boehner attacked conservative groups and a long-time Capitol Hill staffer lost his job as executive director of the Republican Study Committee.
The House voted by an overwhelming margin Thursday night to pass a two-year budget agreement, the first time in years of strident fiscal fights that a spending plan passed with a majority of votes from both parties.
The outspoken and independent streak U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., has displayed in Congress looms as a campaign issue in the August Republican primary.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., announce a tentative agreement between Republican and Democratic negotiators on a government spending plan, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
The U.S. became the "economic engine of the world" because of capitalism. In 200 years we far surpassed European and Asian societies that mostly embraced socialism.
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday were falling in line behind a bipartisan two-year budget deal, indicating that the normally rambunctious group of lawmakers is not spoiling for a year-end fiscal fight.
Kansans remained slow to enroll in health insurance plans in November through the online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul, though enrollments did jump, figures from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed Wednesday.
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House conservatives expressed disagreement and disappointment with the Senate-House budget deal at today's "Conversations with Conservatives" hosted by The Foundry on Capitol Hill.
The path to 217 votes for a proposal that would replace parts of the sequester and avoid any budget showdown until the fall of 2015 is a political patchwork of ideologies and loyalties that represent what, at least for the moment, looks like the rarest of things in modern politics: A bipartisan success.
WE HAVE A DEAL . John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman report, "Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray unveiled a two-year budget agreement late Tuesday night that they say will end years of bitter budget wars on Capitol Hill.
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle expressed skepticism about the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 as details emerged Tuesday night.
The House Budget chairman, who has spent years penning budgets fit for conservatives' dreams, has morphed into a man willing to take modest steps.
The House will inevitably pass the federal budget and avoid a government shutdown, but less than half of Republican lawmakers will support it, according to Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Texas.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are wrapping up work on a range of issues before closing the books on 2013.