"People will look back and say that this was the right thing to do. And at that point the Republicans won’t call it Obamacare anymore.”
“You can’t run a committee like this,” Cummings shouted after Oversight Chairman Issa turned off his microphone.
Ryan: “It would hollow out our defense capabilities. And it would do nothing to preserve or strengthen our entitlements."
In dispute are actions taken by EPA’s Region 6 against a natural gas company after receiving a complaint from a Texas homeowner.
“Several states have turned from red to purple,” DNC chair tells members. “Can you name one state that is turning from blue to purple? You can’t.”
Regulations would prohibit 501(c)(4)s from involving themselves in get-out-the-vote drives or printing voters’ guides.
Nine months after Holder announced he was opening an investigation, neither the FBI nor the Justice Department has interviewed the victims.
“Remarkably, in conducting its investigation of EPA email practices, the OIG never examined, in any way, actual staff emails."
Emboldened by his "Year of Action" promise, the president is signing away.
A lump of coal for communities: Second-generation technologies to bring the price down aren’t expected to be available until 2022 at the earliest.
Democrats are doing a full-court PR blitz on Republicans' block of a three-month extension.
Senate then approves the hike along party lines.
"There's only one solution. John Boehner must be replaced as Speaker of the House," Senate Conservatives Fund tells supporters.
Game plan has an election-year component, not just a test of trust.
Report says only 2 percent of protected species have been recovered thanks to the law at a cost of billions of dollars.
What the MyRA "nest egg" executive order is all about.
Environmental groups demand review of all tar sands pipelines for carbon pollution before a final Keystone judgment.
Deal also stops $5 billion each year in direct subsidies in favor of a crop insurance program.
Also invited by lawmakers: Hannity and a Fort Hood survivor. Related: Jason Collins Sitting with First Lady at State of the Union Speech
They seem to be leaving in droves, but the shakeups may not register very high on the political Richter scale.
Citing Target breach, Issa calls potential vulnerabilities “very serious” since the database contains reams of personal data.
While some “positive steps” have been taken to address the problem, Coburn said wasteful spending on conferences and travel continues.
New year, new cloture vote, and the Dems claim victory -- for now.
If the first session of the 113th Congress was the least productive in the nation’s history, what's in store for part two?
“The administration appears to be mimicking the failed policies of other countries, including some of the world's largest carbon emitters.”