Thursday Dec 12
Dems: Immigration reform 'cannot wait'
Flanked by dozens of fasters protesting the Republicans' inaction on the topic, Democrats said the bill would pass with bipartisan support if Boehner brought it to the floor.
Dems stop short of deal endorsement
Amid the ongoing fight over the fate of unemployment insurance , House Democratic leaders declined Wednesday to commit their support for a bipartisan budget deal.
Inside the budget agreement
The House-Senate budget bill is 77-pages of largely modest savings but also salted with a variety of "good government" reforms that could help win votes for passage.
What is the Country Doing for Millennials? Not Enough
If millennials are to fulfill their promise as an engaged, educated and service-oriented generation, they will first have to overcome a unique set of challenges--such as the previous generations' inability to keep up with them.
Caucus Chairman Wants to 'Kick Butt' with New Website
Even before Rep. Xavier Becerra ascended the congressional leadership ranks, the California Democrat wanted to have the best website on Capitol Hill.
Congressional Hits and Misses | Week of 12/02/13
Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., chairman of the House Democratic caucus, speaks to reporters following their meeting in the Capitol.
Lawmaker: Hagel reconsidering MoH for Peralta
Rafael Peralta, a Marine sergeant who saved the lives of fellow Marines before he was killed by a grenade blast in Iraq in 2004 may get another look for the Medal of Honor.
White House urging Democrats to focus on economy
SEPTEMBER 30: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks as Rep. Chris Van Hollen , Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. James Clyburn , House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Rep. Joseph Crowley , House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Xavier Becerra , and House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer listen during a news conference September 30, ... (more)
Pelosi open to piecemeal approach on immigration
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she would be open to a piecemeal approach on immigration if that's what Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, chooses to do.