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  • New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate

    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate
    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate. A new Congress has convened with Republicans ready to take charge of the House and Senate. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was poised to become the new Senate majority leader. In...
  • Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious

    Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious
    John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority. A total of 24 rank-and-file...
  • Immigration a major hurdle to Republican unity in Congress

    Immigration a major hurdle to Republican unity in Congress
    As Republicans gather this week for a three-day strategy session at a Pennsylvania resort, the struggle over immigration is once again vexing their efforts to forge a unified front against President Obama. A year ago, the same retreat triggered an...
  • Bartender threatened to kill John Boehner, indictment says

    Bartender threatened to kill John Boehner, indictment says
    A bartender who used to serve House Speaker John A. Boehner — and, according to court papers, claimed to be Jesus and said Boehner was responsible for Ebola — has been indicted on suspicion of threatening to kill the lawmaker. Officials...
  • Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015

     Virginia Politics: A Shad Plank lookahead to 2015
    That was some roller coaster in politics, 2014 was. A sure-bet Senate election turned squeaker. A dance on the edge of a fiscal cliff over the state budget. A special session on the Medicaid expansion standoff that ended up … a standoff. Then...
  • House Re-Elects Boehner As Speaker Over Tea Party Opposition

    House Re-Elects Boehner As Speaker Over Tea Party Opposition
    WASHINGTON (AP) —The House has re-elected John Boehner to be speaker in the new Republican-led Congress, despite opposition by tea party lawmakers that underscored party divisions. The Ohio Republican garnered the votes of 216 GOP lawmakers as...
  • A strategy for 'responsible' Republicans to do some good

    With Republican majorities in both houses, the new Congress should begin by focusing on traditional GOP priorities: improving the nation's sagging infrastructure, reforming an unwieldy tax code and finding ways to boost middle-class opportunity. When...
  • Lawmakers' to-do list

    The 114th Congress, which began its work on Tuesday, ushers in an era of conservative legislative leadership. Victories in several Senate races last fall handed control of that chamber to Republicans, who tightened their grip on the House as well. For...
  • U.S. Rep. Dan Webster says speaker bid was based on desire to 'make better laws'

    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster says speaker bid was based on desire to 'make better laws'
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, who represents a large swath of Lake County, said on a Leesburg radio progam today that he was spurred to make a bid for House speaker by a desire for "a better process to make better laws." Webster, R-Winter Garden, was one of...
  • Harris questions Boehner in meeting

    Harris questions Boehner in meeting
    Rep. Andy Harris, angry over a newspaper quote in which an aide to the House Republican leadership described House conservatives as "fringe guys," laid into newly reelected Speaker John Boehner during a caucus meeting on Wednesday, according to multiple...
  • Rigell votes against Boehner speakership

    U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell was one of 25 Republicans to vote against Speaker of the House John Boehner today. Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, sent out a statement about his vote: "Under (Boehner's) leadership, the House has reduced overall discretionary...