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Americans want Boehner, Republicans out of control of the House

According to an increasing number of polls, Americans -- while fed up with Congress -- are so mad at Republicans over the government shutdown...

Defiant Republicans still up in arms and at war with each...

The Republicans' clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that...

Former House Speaker Tom Foley dead at 84

Tom Foley, the courtly former speaker of the U.S. House who lost his seat when Republicans seized control of Congress in 1994, has died...

After budget, debt debacle, Obama tones down his agenda

Regrouping after a feud with Congress stalled his agenda, President Barack Obama is laying down a three-item to-do list for Congress that seems meager...

Speaker Boehner damaged but still on his feet after budget battle

The debt and budget crisis that gripped Washington was the story of a Republican Party at war with itself. Rebellious conservatives, over the objection of...

Obama says GOP role in government shutdown ‘encouraged’ America’s enemies’

In withering day-after criticism, President Barack Obama declared Thursday that the 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that "encouraged our enemies" around...

Government reopens but lots still left to do

The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility...

What now for embattled Speaker John Boehner?

Congress' debt-and-spending breakthrough crystalized a political contradiction. House Republicans refuse to let their supposed leader, Speaker John Boehner, steer them toward big policy decisions, leaving...

Effects from shutdown could linger into 2014

  Republicans eyeing possible White House bids in 2016 largely opposed a bill in Congress to avert a default and end a 16-day partial government...

It’s finally over. Congress approves debt, budget deal

After weeks of wrangling, 16 days of partial shutdown, and less less than two hours before the deadline for the government to lose its...