"It's not simply to extract retribution. It's to provide a safer society. And to treat people humanely," says former NRA chief.
McConnell: “It’s about protecting the right of the American people to have a say in what goes on in Washington."
The former prosecutor tapped to lead special committee isn't one of the speaker's allies and once called the minority leader “mind-numbingly stupid."
McCain introduces Burwell to Senate health committee, says OMB director qualified to take over from Sebelius.
One Senate critic, though, called the document “a political one used to justify more government overreach.”
Two senators split over whether only nonviolent felons should be able to cast a ballot.
House GOPs: “We cannot allow EPA’s aggressive regulatory expansion to go unchecked."
Could U.S. forces have reached the consulate in time? “We may have been able to, but we’ll never know," retired official tells panel.
Dem Van Hollen, though, accuses GOP of "false and pernicious stereotype that many of these struggling individuals prefer to rely on these safety nets."
“Ethan’s Hearing" implores Congress to get involved.
Despite calls for the shovel-ready jobs and GDP boost to get moving, State Department defends kicking the can.
It is the production increase on private lands that has the U.S. on track to become the world’s largest oil producer.
Obama's victory lap continues with a friendly CBO report as Republicans sharpen their focus on one of the law's main effects.
Of the 12 GOP senators seeking re-election, seven still await primaries. Polls show incumbents, in most cases, maintaining substantial leads.
House Dems vow the action against the former IRS official “will be laughed out of court.”
Reid didn't allow equal-pay amendments and Senate GOPs -- along with one independent -- ended up blocking the bill.
Says new IRS commissioner is “more interested in managing the political fallout than cooperating with Congress."
“Now's the time to put a discharge petition on the floor, to force this issue, because there are so many people whose lives are at stake.”
But the administration has yet to reveal how many of the five million applicants have actually paid for their health insurance plans or how diverse the pool is.
Bush and Reagan spent more days away from the White House than Obama, but also set up satellite offices in their ranch homes.
Congress ready to move forward with presidential commission's recommendations from 2012 election to make voting easier.
Rep. Cory Gardner jumping into the race throws a curve ball at Sen. Mark Udall.
"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."