Policy Areas

August 4, 2014

Coal country sues EPA over climate rule

A dozen states argue that the power plant regulation violates the Clean Air Act.
August 1, 2014

Obama condemns Hamas for breaking cease-fire

The president also called for the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas.
August 1, 2014

US economy gains 209K jobs

The strong stretch is the nation’s best job creation streak since the late 1990s.
July 31, 2014

Ebola outbreak won’t change plans for Africa summit, officials say

Nearly 50 African leaders are set to gather next week at an event hosted by the White House.
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.