With a Dec. 13 deadline, budget conferees need to figure out how to replace the revenue -- or whether to replace sequestration at all.
Hagan says the yearlong extension doesn't go far enough; Begich supports letting people keep their plans permanently. Harkin thinks Obama caved.
“When governments can weigh in and request alterations to a scientific analysis, the message is clear."
Jeh Johnson grilled by senators as critics maintain the lawyer and Democratic Party activist doesn’t carry the credentials for the job.
Democrats protest Issa's subpoena, saying the tech chief's testimony would take him away from valuable site fix-it time.
From Dems to GOPs, new bills address the cancellation of plans to the individual mandate and administration deadlines.
The blocked vote on the nomination of Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency infuriates Reid.
The decision to ease enforcement, law enforcement groups said, “ignores the connections between marijuana use and violent crime."
Ryan: "If this conference becomes an argument about taxes, we’re not going to get anywhere. The way to raise revenue is to grow the economy.”
GOP chairman at hearing: “Americans were assured their experience would be similar to other online transactions like purchasing a flight or ordering a pizza."
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services head attributes problems to contractors who “have not met expectations"; says signups expected to be "small."
The repeal or defund caucus readies for another go, but the replace caucus has ammo for their strategy moving forward.
The president may feel emboldened after debt ceiling victory, but lacks leverage and willing partners for other items on his list.
UPDATE: House passes compromise 285-144 with the backing of 87 Republicans.
Bill pulled from Rules Committee at the last minute because of a lack of conservative support as Thursday deadline looms.
Reid: “We are not there yet, but tremendous progress. And everyone just needs to be patient. Perhaps tomorrow will be a bright day.”
Republicans confident they're inching toward an end to the shutdown and a deal on the debt ceiling.
Debt ceiling meets shutdown as each side searches for the bigger bounty in any deal. Also read: GOP Chairman: ‘We Want Some Breathings Space’ with Short-Term Debt Ceiling Hike
Former VP candidate said he doubts “within the next two weeks we have a viable strategy for actually repealing Obamacare, every piece of it.”
Boehner: "There’s never been a president in our history that did not negotiate over the debt limit. Never. Not once."
The grand return of the Grand Bargain?
From the libertarians to the veterans to the medical professionals, meet the group of lawmakers putting the pressure on Boehner.
With a “permanent appropriation," a budget approved in a prior session of Congress without re-approval needed, signups chug forward.
Kentucky congressman says change essentially renders it “illegal to build a coal-fired electricity-generating plant in America.”