Policy Areas

July 31, 2014

House pulls border vote

Conservative Republicans balked at supporting the $659 million bill.
July 31, 2014

GOP lawmakers launch probe into FCC’s waiver for Obama donor

Republicans are investigating a decision to let a Dem donor's firm skirt some FCC rules.
July 31, 2014

Paul lashes out at MSNBC

GOP senator accuses network of misrepresenting his views on Civil Rights Act.
July 31, 2014

Fast-food chains go to war with labor board

Business groups are up in arms over an NLRB decision.
July 30, 2014

Whip Hoyer predicts few Dems will back GOP $659M border bill

"There may be some; we don't think it'll be a large number," the House minority whip said.
July 30, 2014

GOP lawmaker warns of consequences if Obama takes further action

Rep. Steve King says he's "not pushing impeachment," but has hinted it would be legitimate.
July 30, 2014

Vulnerable Dems balk at Obama actions

Dem senators facing tough reelections want to put the brakes on Obama’s immigration plan.
July 30, 2014

Lobbyists quietly advise GOP on gay marriage shift

Republicans on K Street are helping members of their party shift stance on gay rights issues.
July 29, 2014

GOP plans $659M border bill

Republicans say they aren't sure the measure has the votes to pass the House.
July 28, 2014

Medicare, Social Security march toward insolvency

The latest projections push the life of the Medicare trust fund back four years.