President's Budget To Propose Revenue-Neutral Corporate Tax Reform
Senate Democratic leadership discussed the proposal in a meeting Monday. And they're not pleased.
Newt Gingrich Dismisses Unity Ticket Reports
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."
Newt Gingrich Loves "Downton Abbey"
"You're never bored," Gingrich says. "It's sort of MTV designed into longform."
Lawmakers Back Home Stay Mum On Immigration Reform
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.
Rep. Don Young: Drink Alone To Prevent Domestic Violence
"When you drink together, the possibility of harm becomes greater every day," the Alaska Congressman said.
John Boehner To House Republicans: "The Next Steps Are Critical"
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."
Former Secretary Of State Eyes Georgia Senate Run As Tom Price Remains Undecided
If Karen Handel runs, Tom Price won't, Georgia politics insiders say. And vice versa.
Lawmakers Write Identical Letters To Support Lobbying Group's Cause
This would have never worked in high school English class.
At-Risk Democratic Senators Shy Away From Marriage Equality
Even as some political figures are more forthcoming with their support for marriage equality, lawmakers facing tough reelections avoid weighing in.
After Winning The Super Bowl, Ravens Wide Receiver Torrey Smith Interned With A Congressman
Rep. Elijah Cummings says Smith did "outstanding work."
The GOP's Crusade To Defund Obamacare Is Over
Three years after Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, Republicans accept they can't defund it. But they keep going through the motions.
Raul Labrador: Pathway To Citizenship Is A "Minor Issue" In Immigration Reform Debate
An issue of semantics, he says.
Mark Sanford Runoff Challenger Decided By A Hair In South Carolina
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.
In South Carolina, Republican Congressional Candidates Eye Second Place
Losing in the wider primary often translates to a runoff win. Whether people actively vote against Sanford will matter.
Republicans, Obama May Agree On Lower Corporate Tax Rate, But It Still Might Not Happen
Success likely hinges on the fate of larger tax reform package.
Paul Ryan Won't Talk About Rob Portman's Support For Gay Marriage
Ryan says he hasn't read Portman's op-ed yet.
Has Obama Charmed Congress? Not Yet
Bread has been broken. But what about gridlock?
No One On Capitol Hill Agrees With TSA Decision To Allow Small Knives
Some want more restrictions, some want fewer — but almost no one is satisfied. "It is a nonsensical policy," Rep. Markey says.
Sean Hannity Grills John Boehner On Defunding Obamacare
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.
John Boehner To New Pope: "Congratulations"
The highest-ranking Catholic in Congress praises the choice.