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Senate moving Homeland Security bill while House stalls

Senate moving Homeland Security bill while House stalls

The Senate is moving forward on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department, but the House is in limbo two days away from a partial agency shutdown as conservatives angrily…

Can GOP find a way out of Homeland Security funding mess?

Can GOP find a way out of Homeland Security funding mess?

Divided Republicans are searching for a way out of an impasse over immigration that is threatening to shut down the Homeland Security Department within days. With the agency’s budget set…

Boehner admits Homeland Security shutdown possible

Boehner admits Homeland Security shutdown possible

House Speaker John Boehner is raising the possibility that the Department of Homeland Security may shut down at month’s end because of a budget impasse, and he’s blaming Senate Democrats…

Republicans running out of options

Republicans running out of options

Congressional Republicans are running out of options to pass a Homeland Security funding bill that blocks President Barack Obama’s immigration orders, raising the threat of another showdown that could idle…

Republicans find control more illusion than reality

Republicans find control more illusion than reality

A month into their newfound control of both chambers of Congress, it wasn’t supposed to be like this for Republicans. Instead of advancing a conservative agenda and showing voters they…

Pressure increases for Oregon governor to resign

Pressure increases for Oregon governor to resign

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is showing no sign of walking away from a decades-long political career, even though he’s been abandoned by most of his party’s leadership amid influence-peddling allegations…

Boehner to Democrats: Get off their ‘ass’

Boehner to Democrats: Get off their ‘ass’

House Speaker John Boehner challenged Senate Democrats Wednesday to “get off their ass” and pass a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department and restrict President Barack Obama’s executive moves…

So, can we afford to let Homeland Security shut down?

So, can we afford to let Homeland Security shut down?

Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency’s annual funding bill. Without action by Feb. 27, the department’s…

Resistance to giving Obama new war powers

Resistance to giving Obama new war powers

Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress will face some resistance in a vote to authorize President Barack Obama’s war against Islamic State militants despite international outrage over video of militants…

The Pope will speak to Congress this fall

The Pope will speak to Congress this fall

In a landmark event that could have many holding their breath, Pope Francis has agreed to address a joint meeting of Congress this fall. That sets the stage for an…

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