| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:46 PM
After not one, not two but three unsuccessful attempts to get a Homeland Security bill through the Senate that also guts President Obama's immigration plan, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday it's time for a new strategy.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:03 PM
As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event.
House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to go ahead with his speech to Congress on Iran's nuclear program despite the accusation by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzachi Hanegbi that House Speaker John Boehner misrepresented the invitation. The whole...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:04 AM
Congress needs to get its act together. I believe the American electorate last November gave the Republicans the power to govern.
Now, House Speaker John Boehner is preparing for a potential Department of Homeland Security shutdown later this month, and...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:00 AM
After six weeks in session and 139 roll call votes in a House and Senate that feature some of the largest Republican majorities in generations, one of the most telling statistics from the new Congress is this: President Obama's veto threats outnumber...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:38 PM
In a landmark event that could have many holding their breath, Pope Francis has agreed to address a joint meeting of Congress this fall. That sets the stage for an oration by an outspoken pontiff whose views on immigration and global warming clash with...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:41 AM
Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress will face some resistance in a vote to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants despite international outrage over video of militants beheading their captives and burning one...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Political analyst and author Mark Halperin will share his years of experience covering national politics when he takes part in the 2015 Broward College Speaker Series next week.
Halperin, co-managing editor of "Bloomberg Politics," is also a regular...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:33 PM
The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations.
| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:59 PM
Just the other day, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) was telling Bret Baier of Fox News that the new Republican majority on Capitol Hill was "trying to get off to a fast start here."
He explained, "The American people elected a new Congress. They...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Top Israeli officials worked the halls of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday amid continued fallout from House Speaker John A. Boehner's decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress.
Some Democrats say they are considering...