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  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Boehner lays down law on House rules

    Speaker John Boehner is laying down the law — about the rules of the House. Boehner took to the podium after a roll call vote Wednesday and pointedly reminded members about a host of standards that sometimes get ignored with lawmakers rushing to...
  • White House threatens veto of bill to overhaul education law

    The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a Republican bill to overhaul the widely criticized No Child Left Behind law, calling the effort "a significant step backwards." The veto threat came as lawmakers began debate on the measure in the House. A...
  • McConnell outlines potential plan to avert Homeland Security shutdown

    McConnell outlines potential plan to avert Homeland Security shutdown
    Eager to spare his party political blame for a Homeland Security Department shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he would attempt to pass a funding bill that is free of provisions targeting President Obama’s...
  • In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

    A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped of immigration provisions backed by conservatives but strongly opposed by President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats....
  • Boehner wrong to invite Netanyahu to speak

    Boehner wrong to invite Netanyahu to speak
    House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress is simply wrong. Initially, it is a violation of traditional protocol recognizing the president as point person in foreign affairs. It is also a...
  • TN Rep. Cohen to skip Netanyahu speech to Congress

    Democratic congressman Steve Cohen says he is skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress. The Tennessee congressman calls the speech "high theater" in Netanyahu's re-election campaign and a political tool wielded by House...
  • McConnell move gets mixed reaction as funding deadline nears

    WASHINGTON Days before funding for the Department of Homeland Security expires, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is getting a mixed reaction to his plan to separate agency financing from opposition to President Barack Obama's immigration policies....
  • Josh Rogin: Poll shows Americans want to hear Netanyahu's speech

    How do Americans feel about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing Congress next month? According to one new poll, moresupportit than object despite the controversy over thewayhe was invited. The data was commissioned by the Israel Project,...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama
    The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal got a...
  • Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland Security, averts shutdown

    WASHINGTON A night of political brinkmanship ended late Friday when the House and Senate approved a one-week temporary spending bill to avert the partial shutdown at midnight of the Department of Homeland Security. Lawmakers in the House voted 357 to...
  • Afghan President Ghani to speak to joint meeting of Congress

    House Speaker John Boehner is inviting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to address a joint meeting of Congress when he visits Washington next month. Boehner says the speech would give the newly elected Afghan leader a change to talk about the U.S.-Afghan...