| Apr 23, 2015
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Four years after lawmakers gave up earmarking, the last of the billions once dedicated to pet projects has effectively been spent, and one result is a changed roster of states laying claim to the most clout in Congress.
Talking smack about...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 1:20 PM
It was a smaller room than usual for the monthly "Conversations with Conservatives" event Wednesday. There were fewer attendees than normal, too, both among members and the audience. But among the many topics covered, members seemed united, even hopeful,...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:50 PM
U.S. House majority whip Steve Scalise took eight U.S. congressmen on a tour of an offshore oil and natural gas platform on Thursday to highlight the importance of the busy Gulf of Mexico's energy production.
The Louisiana GOP congressman from Metairie...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:18 AM
UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs this weekend:
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation"in an exclusive interview at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.;...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:14 PM
WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:45 PM
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| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:02 PM
A group of regional business, education and civic leaders plans to visit Louisiana in March to explore how to best prepare Hampton Roads for a potential offshore drilling industry.
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce finalized details for the three-...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:40 PM
The scene that drew residents of Central Park Avenue just south of Foster Avenue to their front porches on Aug. 16, 1921, was eerily reminiscent of "The Birth of a Nation," the film that celebrated the night-riding vigilantes who restored white...