Policy Areas

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

Demo 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.
July 28, 2014

Feds move to crack down on bogus phone charges

FTC is taking aim at "mobile cramming," where third parties bill consumers.
July 28, 2014

Rogers: Kerry has led Israel to think it's alone

The House intelligence chairman says the U.S. has not properly expressed its support.
July 28, 2014

GOP: Border patrol agents handcuffed by wildlife rules

Republicans say land protections are hampering efforts to stop the flow of immigrants.
July 27, 2014

Deal struck on VA reform bill

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Jeff Miller are likely to announce an agreement on Monday.