| 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 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 13, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks.
Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As is tradition, the New Year has sparked a wave of resolutions. As a declaration of our aspirations, resolutions help us plot a course to self-improvement for success and longer, healthier lives.
In that vein, if the Republican Party hopes to...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:02 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz started the political new year on Monday with dose of criticism for the top U.S. House Republican – and the Republicans defending him – who gave a speech to a group of white supremacists and neo-Nazis....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:00 AM
As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago.
“It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Since taking the gavel in 2011, House Speaker John A. Boehner has looked like a man under siege, often captive to the whims of a rambunctious conservative flank looking for any excuse to oust him.
But not since 1947 has a Republican enjoyed the kind...