| Jul 2, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Republican Coats sends the spending crisis is real; Democrat Obama says more taxes are needed to cut deficit....
| Jul 9, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Republican says Democratic plans have driven economy askew; Obama says both parties must sacrifice for debt agreement....
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:24 PM
Washington -- The U.S. House on Monday passed the debt-ceiling deal worked out by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, sending it to the Senate for consideration a day before the deadline for the government to face possible default.
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:20 PM
As Congress pays lip service to Americans seeking tax reforms, an underrepresented constituency has a hairy proposition -- getting lawmakers to approve a $250 tax refund for mustached Americans.
Members of the American Mustache Institute traipsed up to...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...