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Jan 26, 2015 at 8:15 PM
The federal government's 2015 budget deficit will fall slightly this year to $468 billion, the lowest since President Obama took office, according to the annual budget outlook released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Jan 30, 2014 at 11:13 AM
House Republican leaders unveiled on Thursday their principles for an overhaul to the nation's immigration laws, which require tighter border security, more interior immigration enforcement and allow the nation's undocumented immigrants to "get...
Oct 3, 2013 at 9:15 AM
President Barack Obama went on a rhetorical offensive against House Republicans on the third day of the federal government shutdown, telling a crowd in Maryland Thursday that there's only one party at fault and one remedy.
Jan 2, 2016 at 11:35 AM
It's been like a long-delayed New Year's resolution for Republicans. But 2016 will finally be the year when they put legislation on President Barack Obama's desk repealing his health care law.
Nov 25, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Congressional districts around the country will be redrawn about five years from now, and it doesn’t look good for Democrats.
Nov 1, 2015 at 1:04 PM
Newly-elected Speaker Paul Ryan said in an interview that he's "redesigning" his leadership job.
Oct 29, 2015 at 7:52 AM
Paul Ryan was elected the 54th speaker of the House on Thursday as his colleagues looked to the Wisconsin Republican to help unite his fractious party and end the constant crises that have come to dominate the chamber in recent years.
Oct 28, 2015 at 2:40 PM
The House approved a two-year budget deal that would extend the debt limit, boost spending, and provide a respite from the fiscal brinkmanship.
Oct 28, 2015 at 11:43 AM
Paul Ryan's election as House speaker was all but assured Wednesday as the GOP conference voted in a closed-door meeting to nominate the 45-year-old Wisconsin Republican as their top leader.
Oct 27, 2015 at 3:00 AM
Congressional leaders and the White House have reached a tentative agreement that would lift the debt ceiling through March 2017 and increase spending caps for the next two fiscal years, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.
Oct 26, 2015 at 5:10 PM
WACongressional leaders unveiled a tentative deal Monday to head off a looming budget crisis.
Oct 18, 2015 at 8:37 AM
Congress returns from a week-long break to a simmering pot of palace intrigue as House Republicans continue to struggle to identify the next speaker and the Benghazi committee prepares for its long-awaited showdown with Hillary Clinton
Oct 10, 2015 at 3:58 AM
The pressure on House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan to run for speaker reached a fever pitch Friday, one day after front-runner Kevin McCarthy unexpectedly dropped out.
Oct 9, 2015 at 7:12 AM
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, whose decision to drop his bid for speaker Thursday stunned his colleagues, said Friday that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is considering the job.
Oct 8, 2015 at 9:29 AM
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy abruptly dropped out of the race for House speaker Thursday