Foreign policy poised to play a bigger role than usual in midterms, but some issues play even closer to home.
“Only in Washington is campaign finance reform a partisan issue,” Reid said.
House panel hears "increasingly, whistleblowers are given the choice of resigning or risking jail time" under administration.
Access allowed NRDC "to influence EPA policy decisions and achieve its own private agenda," Issa and Vitter say.
Some anticipating a "bold" announcement this month. NEW OBAMA COMMENTS: Promises decision coming "fairly soon."
“These veterans were at risk of never obtaining their requested or necessary appointments."
“We will use many different tactics to fight this rule,” vows governor of the largest coal-producing state.
Sen. Corker votes against bill because vets "deserve a Congress that has the discipline to pay for legislation it passes."
Obama accuses Republicans of addressing crisis with legislation "that can't pass the Senate and if it were to pass the Senate I would veto."
But administrator argues that regulations will cut hundreds of millions of tons of carbon pollution.
“At this point, I have no information as to whether there’s anything usable on those tapes,” Koskinen says.
It's not just the waitlist scandal McDonald stands to inherit, but the appointment backlog.
Would ban anything "more burdensome than those imposed on medically comparable procedures."
But Cole tells lawmakers he can't disclose any information to Congress while investigating.
Acting VA secretary tells Congress that more money is needed to fix the problems, though.
Congressional Republicans to offer alternatives to White House's $3.7 billion request.
"The House will not support billions of dollars in higher taxes to pay for more spending,” vows one chairman.
“This is plain and simple the dark side of the NCAA,” says one former collegiate football player now in Congress.
Even the GOP is divided on fate of what Hensarling calls a form of corporate welfare.
Can't clear up 89 percent of "inconsistencies" because automated system not yet fully operational.
“It's impossible to solve problems by whitewashing them or denying they exist. This is a lesson VA should have already learned."
Gutierrez: "I kept hoping the better angels in the Republican Party would tamp down the irrational and angry angels blocking reform."
Vitter, though, warns committee of “the economic calamity" of the path "President Obama unilaterally selected for America."
"Initiated and progressed in the context of a fierce rhetorical campaign by the president to delegitimize Citizens United."
"We're working with the VA IG and we'll follow it wherever the facts take us,'' Director Comey said.