Policy Areas

July 22, 2014

Will Benghazi hearings start soon?

A Republican lawmaker says he wants a newly formed committee that is investigating the 2012...
July 21, 2014

June follows May — also the hottest on record

Last month was the 352nd in a row above 20th century averages.
July 21, 2014

TSA fee on plane tickets more than doubles

Lawmakers approved an increase in the surcharge as part of a budget deal last year.
July 18, 2014

What will Obama do on employer mandate?

The White House needs to decide whether the employer mandate will take effect in 2015.
July 18, 2014

New GOP team faces border test

The overhauled House Republican leadership team is already preparing for the challenge.
July 17, 2014

Snowden: ‘I can live with’ serving time in Gitmo

"If I end up in chains in Guantanamo, I can live with that,” Snowden said.
July 17, 2014

Jon Stewart tackles highway funding fight

Comedian Jon Stewart weighed in on the fight over federal transportation funding in Congress,...
July 17, 2014

'Be careful' working with NSA, US tech security agency warned

Standards group should draw on NSA expertise but not defer to it, group says.
July 17, 2014

Boehner and Reid face tough task of rounding up votes on border

Legislation addressing the immigration crisis faces an uphill battle.
July 17, 2014

GOP lawmaker: Immigration reform can pass under Obama

A Republican lawmaker says immigration reform can pass Congress before President Obama leaves the...