| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:59 PM
WASHINGTON — Seeking to end the long-running battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- California’s egg law has survived an effort in Congress to scramble it. This means that beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have been laid by hens that had plenty of room to flap their wings.
Although it seems...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
WASHINGTON — In a potential breakthrough for long-stalled immigration legislation, House Republicans will consider a proposal this week that would allow millions of immigrants in the country illegally to gain legal status and, in some cases, to...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
WASHINGTON — California's egg law survived a congressional effort to scramble it as key lawmakers from both parties announced an agreement Monday on a multiyear farm bill.
That means beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:29 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama urged Congress in his State of the Union speech to “fix our broken immigration system,” saying both political parties stood to gain by helping millions of undocumented immigrants get a legal foothold in America....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:22 AM
WASHINGTON – Republican immigration proposals that would leave out a pathway to citizenship for those in the country illegally won’t solve the GOP’s problems with Latino voters, President Obama’s pollster, Joel Benenson, said...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Following Climate Week on Off the Markley, I promised I would write something really, really silly. As an incredibly smart, political, tuned-in friend told me:
“I don’t really read your blog when you’re talking about climate change or...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:41 AM
WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
| May 5, 2011
The debate over torturing detainees for information is back, much to the dismay of Slate's Dahlia Lithwick, who writes: [T]he only reason we are having this discussion at all is because we have tortured people. That's the problem with doing......
| Dec 10, 2011
Rick Perry talks to "Fox News Sunday," which airs at 9 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will be another guest. The panel will be Juan Williams, Mara Liasson, Liz Cheney and Paul Gigot of The Wall Street Journal....