Democrats are pressuring Obama to abandon his proposal for Social Security cuts.
They say the cuts do not jive with the president’s focus on income inequality.
Republicans plan to ask to wait for the complete information.
Boehner faces president who won’t bend and conference that can’t coalesce around an offer.
Sen Ted Cruz told The Hill he will filibuster the bill to require that it get 60 votes.
GOP leaders determined overnight that they did not have the votes to pass their bill.
Some conservatives predict the bill will not have the votes on Wednesday.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday in its most direct way yet clarified its...
The business group says raising the limit would help the economy grow.
Conservatives are feeling the sting from a series of losses.
New White House Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will have her first turn defending an Obama...
Republicans blocked Democrats’ third attempt to pass an extension of the jobless aid.
"My job is to protect the country when I can," McConnell said at a campaign appearance.
McConnell has a message for his conservative critics.
Chambliss, Hatch, Ayotte, Burr among those saying they'll vote no.
The House voted Tuesday to advance GOP legislation to suspend the debt ceiling for 13 months,...
Club for Growth, Heritage criticize move by GOP leaders.
House Republicans late Monday released the text of legislation to deal with the debt ceiling, which...
A handful of conservative groups are opposing a reported debt limit deal emerging from the House....
House Republicans may extend the automatic cuts to reverse a military pension cut.
House GOP leaders have scheduled a special meeting of the conference for Monday night.
Janet Yellen this week will testify before Congress for the first time as head of the Federal...
Strike another blow to the committee process: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) decision...
The measure to replace Medicare's payment formula has support from three powerful committees.