| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:01 PM
With Americans' fears over random Ebola exposure fueled anew by scares on a cruise ship and a tour bus, the Obama administration moved Friday to fight accusations of incompetence from around Washington and on the campaign trail ahead of the midterm...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield faced an immediate test as his ascension to House majority leader became official Thursday, as he and other Republican leaders struggled to build support for their bill to provide emergency funds for the immigration...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:35 PM
California Rep. Kevin McCarthy's apparent grip on the race to become the new House majority leader has set off a contentious battle to replace him as the third-ranking Republican, testing ideological and geographic loyalties as the party's most...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The job of a House whip is largely about knowing how the vote count stands. Just trying to win the job shows how difficult the road ahead might be for the three candidates working to line up support.
There are 233 Republicans in the House who can...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s election as House majority leader continued one of the swiftest political ascents in congressional history and marked another triumph for establishment Republican forces over the party’s conservative flank.