Senate Democratic leadership discussed the proposal in a meeting Monday. And they're not pleased.
He didn't seriously talk with Rick Santorum about combining forces to topple Romney during the presidential primary, Gingrich says. As to the idea he wanted to be atop the ticket: "It was a joke."
"You're never bored," Gingrich says. "It's sort of MTV designed into longform."
House Democrats and Republicans told their members to talk about the budget and spending cuts at home. Meanwhile, one of the most prominent legislative issues gets little attention.
"When you drink together, the possibility of harm becomes greater every day," the Alaska Congressman said.
The House speaker sends a memo to his conference during a two-week recess. "The weeks and months ahead will be tremendously important ones for our conference and for our country."
If Karen Handel runs, Tom Price won't, Georgia politics insiders say. And vice versa.
This would have never worked in high school English class.
Even as some political figures are more forthcoming with their support for marriage equality, lawmakers facing tough reelections avoid weighing in.
Rep. Elijah Cummings says Smith did "outstanding work."
Three years after Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Republicans accept they can't defund it. But they keep going through the motions.
An issue of semantics, he says.
The No. 2 finisher, Curtis Bostic, likely rides a well-executed ground game and church outreach to a runoff. A mandatory recount muddies the outcome.
Losing in the wider primary often translates to a runoff win. Whether people actively vote against Sanford will matter.
Success likely hinges on the fate of larger tax reform package.
Ryan says he hasn't read Portman's op-ed yet.
Bread has been broken. But what about gridlock?
Some want more restrictions, some want fewer — but almost no one is satisfied. "It is a nonsensical policy," Rep. Markey says.
In a radio interview, the Fox News host questions the House speaker's commitment. "But do you want to risk the full faith and credit of the United States government over ObamaCare?" Boehner shoots back.
The highest-ranking Catholic in Congress praises the choice.