| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Also, Tim Pawlenty, Tom Coburn, Jon Kyl, Mark Warner, Dick Durbin, Mike Bloomberg, Dianne Feinstein, Saxby Chambliss, Trent Lott and Dave Camp....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:24 PM
We don't usually cover the delegation from the western part of the Keystone, but when a Pennsylvanian rises up in the middle of a caucus meeting like a coach in a Hollywood sports film (a la Rudy) it warrants a......
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Just yesterday, during a luncheon talk in Harrisburg, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey told the crowd that he'd love to be on Congress' new so-called "super committee," but felt he was a long shot. Turns out positioning himself over seven months......
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Pat Toomey's political action committee, which he set up this year once he became a U.S. senator, is hosting a breakfast fundraiser on Thursday morning in Washington. The PAC, Citizens for Prosperity in America Today or CPAT (get it? Pat?),......
| May 10, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Florida's unemployed already are poised to receive the lowest number of weekly unemployment benefits in the nation, if Gov. Scott signs legislation (amended HB 7005) passed during the spring session.
Now, there is legislation proposed in the U.S....
| May 11, 2011
| 1:53 PM
A bill voted out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday would allow states to transfer federal unemployment insurance funds away from helping the long-term jobless and use them instead for other purposes, including tax breaks for corporations....
| Jan 24, 2011
The Republican effort to repeal the health care law is sure to founder in the Democratic-controlled Senate, but that doesn't mean that the GOP is ending its assault on the law. House Republicans are already beginning work in committees to lop off and...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:00 PM
An area congressman announced Saturday that he will begin undergoing cancer treatments.
As chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, is one of the most powerful men in Washington.
He just celebrated his 59th...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Congressional negotiators reached a tentative deal Tuesday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors, according to Republican legislators and aides.
The framework deal followed a key...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:50 PM
A bipartisan group of congressional negotiators signed off on an agreement Thursday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors for the rest of the year.
The measure, a top priority of President...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:28 AM
The Senate and the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan deal Friday extending the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while also avoiding a Medicare fee cut for doctors for the rest of the year.
The bill cleared the Senate in a 60-36...