House of Representatives
Feb 13, 2014 — House Democrats are in Maryland for their annual issues conference. Despite their grim electoral prospects this fall, they are relishing the infighting that has beset the Republican House majority.
Feb 11, 2014 — Congressional reporters quickly note that Rep. Paul Ryan was one of many Republicans who voted "no." The vote came after the Republican majority abandoned its hopes to tie other legislation to the debt measure.
Jan 3, 2014 — House Republicans plan to start the year with a vote on legislation to better safeguard the personal data that HealthCare.gov collects. Democrats see it as yet another attempt to undermine the health law, but they also see political risk in voting against more security for sensitive consumer data.
Dec 3, 2013 — In terms of enacting laws, the current Congress is on course to be the least productive in modern times. Some House members think the lack of legislative activity is a positive development.
Oct 18, 2013 — He served in the post from 1989 to 1995, when he was ousted in the "Republican Revolution" led by his successor, Newt Gingrich.
Oct 17, 2013 — In one of the strangest moments of a strange few weeks on Capitol Hill, the House stenographer launched a tirade about God, the Constitution and Freemasonry
Oct 9, 2013 — The veterans affairs secretary warns that about 3.8 million veterans will not receive disability compensation next month if the stalemate continues,
Sep 5, 2013 — Rep. Elijah Cummings, who represents a district in Maryland that gave the president landslide victories, reports deep resistance among his constituents. He says nearly all of the people contacting his office urge him to vote against U.S. military action.
Aug 2, 2013 — Like the previous 39 times, this is a symbolic measure, because the Democratic-controlled Senate will not take up the measure.
Mar 21, 2013 — A government shutdown has been averted, with the house passing a spending bill that keeps things open through the end of September.