| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:20 PM
OXON HILL, Md. Attitudes on same-sex marriage are shifting among conservatives, echoing Americans' changing views.
Republicans have long been identified as staunch foes, leading congressional as well as campaign battles against the idea. But at this...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:13 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A month after Republicans rallied around offering an alternative to President Barack Obama's healthcare law in an election-year move to broaden their appeal to voters, divisions are surfacing over the issue in the U.S. House of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:01 AM
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* Speaker Boehner does not promise House votes this year
* Some House Republicans at odds over tactics
By Richard Cowan
WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A month after Republicans
rallied around offering an alternative to...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky could seal an...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has not released the number of Americans who have enrolled in new health insurance plans online because there is not “any reliable data,” Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told...
| Oct 31, 2013
WASHINGTON — In her first appearance before Congress since the botched debut of the federal healthcare website, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday apologized for the "debacle," accepted responsibility and promised the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Looking to bring an end to channels going dark as a result of contract disputes between broadcasters and pay-TV distributors, two lawmakers are proposing legislation that could radically alter the media landscape.
Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:21 AM
WASHINGTON – The GOP-led House approved a spending bill that would strip President Obama’s healthcare law of its funding, setting up a confrontation with the Democratically controlled Senate that risks causing the first shutdown of the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:15 PM
House Republicans are starting to fill in the details of what health care policies they would prefer over Obamacare. The 175 conservative representatives in the Republican Study Committee released a plan last week. It's a good start, but there's room...
| Mar 24, 2013
Like most rational Americans who get their information from blogs that have the word "patriot" in them, I was appalled to learn that President Barack Obama had once again filled out an NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket.
Smartly, lawmakers of...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:29 PM
So the most important election in the history of important elections is over and the winner is... the status quo. Matter of fact, had the Presidential race turned for Mitt Romney the status quo would have still been victorious with the larceny that is...