| May 19, 2015
| 10:06 AM
Conservatives dominating the GOP-controlled House said Tuesday that they are increasingly confident of killing a little-known federal agency that subsidizes overseas purchases of U.S. exports.
They say they'll work to make sure that the Export-Import...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON When House Majority Whip Steve Scalise walked to the floor on Feb. 27 for the vote on a three-week continuing resolution for the Department of Homeland Security, he knew it was going to fail.
"When we put the bill out there," Scalise recounted...
| 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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Good Witch Catherine Bell reprises her...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 5, 2015
| 8:14 AM
The 100-day evaluation is a marker in U.S. politics — superficial sometimes, though often a leading indicator. By April 15, the tone and motivation of the new Republican Congress may be apparent.
Those first 100 days won't make clear which...