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  • US Speaker in Poland for talks on trade, security

    House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner is leading a Congressional delegation to Poland, part of a broader U.S. attempt to strengthen economic ties and reassure an ally nervous about Russian aggression in the region. Boehner met with Poland's...
  • House speaker visits Lithuania, commits to countering Russia

    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) of Ohio has returned from a visit to Lithuania where he affirmed Congress' commitment to offering military assistance to the region to counter Russian aggression. The Republican led a bipartisan delegation of House...
  • VA says it faces $2.5B budget shortfall a year after scandal

    The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it faces a budget shortfall of more than $2.5 billion, mainly because of increased demand by veterans for health care, including new life-saving treatments for Hepatitis C. Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson...
  • House GOP revokes punishment for lawmaker who defied leaders

    House Republican leaders handed a subcommittee gavel back to a defiant colleague Thursday days after revoking it in an act of party discipline. GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said he...
  • EPA chief isn't cowed by politics or pollution

    EPA chief isn't cowed by politics or pollution
    If there's a woman Congress likes beating up as much as Hillary Clinton, she's Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency. McCarthy and Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary for the Army Corps of Engineers, stood side-by-side when...
  • House GOP demotes lawmaker who defied leaders on trade vote

    House Republican leaders have demoted another defiant colleague in their bid to impose party discipline on procedural votes. Second-term Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina lost his subcommittee chairmanship this weekend, shortly after Speaker John...
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal exposes rift between Obama and Democrats

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal exposes rift between Obama and Democrats
    President Obama stood in a posh home overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge one night last week, ticking off Democratic achievements during his time in office before lightheartedly noting recent turbulence within the party. Among those in his audience at...
  • House poised to let Ex-Im Bank charter expire

    WASHINGTON The House will consider its seventh appropriations bill of the year this week one to fund the Interior Department and related activities and possibly more legislation related to trade in the event the Senate keeps to its schedule. But with...
  • Pope Francis' climate message fails to move GOP

    Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans, while a number of the party's presidential candidates ignored it entirely. "I don't want to be disrespectful, but I don't consider him an...
  • Trial reset for Ohio man accused of threatening Boehner

    A federal judge has rescheduled the trial for a former Cincinnati-area bartender charged with threatening to kill House Speaker John Boehner. U.S. District Judge Timothy Black pushed back Michael Hoyt's trial back nearly two weeks on Tuesday. The nonjury...
  • Obama, GOP try to revive trade agenda, but hurdles await

    President Barack Obama and his legislative allies scrambled Monday for ways to revive his severely wounded trade agenda, although Democrats and Republicans alike said all options face serious hurdles. Obama talked with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio....