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  • Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support to fight militants

    Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support  to fight militants
    President Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance" for the country, which is grappling with insurgents led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
  • Balance is seen in new Republican leadership in House

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s election as House majority leader continued one of the swiftest political ascents in congressional history and marked another triumph for establishment Republican forces over the party’s conservative flank. House...
  • Can Kevin McCarthy instill a California mind-set in his House GOP colleagues?

    The meteoric rise of Rep. Kevin McCarthy to House majority leader, the second-highest position behind Speaker John A. Boehner, is noteworthy for a couple of reasons. He was elected to Congress just eight years ago and hasn't even chaired a subcommittee,...
  • Kevin McCarthy: 'I don't want to become Washington'

    Not much has changed for Kevin McCarthy since his election Thursday as the new House majority leader. Instead of a major celebration, he spent the night with his family, which had just arrived in Washington for a previously scheduled weekend event....
  • Congress Should Sue To Rein In Obama

    Serious as are the policy disagreements roiling Washington, none is as important as the structural distortion threatening constitutional equilibrium. Institutional derangement driven by unchecked presidential aggrandizement did not begin with Barack...
  • To repair the Highway Trust Fund, raise the fuel tax

    In 1993, Bill Clinton was president, "Seinfeld" was on TV and a cellphone was the size of a brick. It was also the last time Congress raised the federal gasoline tax, which pays for roads, bridges and public transit. Over two decades, the cost of building...
  • Senate leader Harry Reid rejects call for U.S. troop buildup in Iraq

    Senate leader Harry Reid rejects call for U.S. troop buildup in Iraq
    The Senate's top Democrat said Wednesday he would oppose any new U.S. military involvement on Iraq, saying it was not in America's interest to involve itself in that nation's "civil war." "It's time for the Iraqis to resolve it themselves," Senate...
  • Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap

    Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap
    Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama. Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
  • Republican Party infighting threatens renewal of Export-Import Bank

    The House Republican leadership shakeup has revived a conservative-led push to terminate the nation's Export-Import Bank, testing the GOP's traditional alliance with business groups. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his seat earlier...
  • Shift in GOP leadership leaves Export-Import Bank at risk of closing

    Shift in GOP leadership leaves Export-Import Bank at risk of closing
    For 80 years, an obscure federal agency has helped Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and thousands of other U.S. firms sell products abroad. But a sudden change in the House Republican leadership has put the Export-Import Bank at risk of going out of...
  • Speaker Boehner says he will file suit over Obama's job performance

    House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday threatened to file a lawsuit against President Obama later this year for "not faithfully executing" the nation's laws, a new escalation in a Republican campaign against what it views as presidential...