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Energy change isn’t easy for a reason

Opinion: Separating energy policy from environmental policy is a particularly bad notion. Read more……

Knives out in Approps gavel fight

Three Republicans seeking the post are battling to prove who would be better at cutting spending. Read more……

House rookies a millionaires club

Nearly a quarter of the 84 incoming Republican lawmakers have assets of at least seven figures. Read more……

It’s spending cuts vs. tax increases

The GOP has refused to consider most tax increases to close the deficit and preserve entitlements. Read more……

Boehner sees govs as GOP partners

The House leader is already working on expanding his power base well beyond Washington. Read more……

Site hires lobbyists amid crackdown

The Switzerland-based site RapidShare has hired help after being accused of copyright infringement. Read more……

Boehner set to slice up spending bills

House Republicans are considering funding the government on a department-by-department basis. Read more……

FCC chief to propose net neutrality

The proposal is likely to set in motion a contentious fight over the rules in Congress. Read more……

What brings parties together? Doubts over bipartisanship

Democrats sound even more skeptical than Republicans about Obama’s latest overtures to the GOP. Read more……

Bipartisan tax-cut talks to begin

The meeting follows Obama’s Tuesday sitdown with congressional leaders from both parties. Read more……