Headlines Paint Congressman's Wife As A Prostitute

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
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Whoa if true!

Congressman Authors Pro-Life Legislation, Gets Snubbed From Credit Last Minute

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Representatives John Fleming (R-LA) (C, at lectern) and Eric Crawford (R-AR) (R, yellow tie) lead a news conference with fellow House Republicans to voice their opposition to funding the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington September 27, 2013. Republicans seek to delay the full implementation of Obamacare for one year, in return for raising U.S. borrowing authority to let Treasury borrow through the end of 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘It was taken from me’

Congress Is Right To Keep Green Energy Riders Off The FAA Bill

Opinion | Christine Harbin

Americans deserve to have their elected officials give substantive consideration to the problems they face.

Obama's Attempt To Regulate Businesses From Fleeing The Country Over Taxes Not Met Well By GOP

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
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‘To be clear, Congress did not intend section 385 to serve the purpose for which it is presently being used’

Carbon Tax Fight Erupts On Capitol Hill

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File photo

‘They want to screw the consumers’

Reps Take A Stand Against Medicare Proposal They Say Would 'Severely Harm' Access

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R-GA) speaks to reporters after announcing the House Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Severely harm patient access to needed drugs’

Lawmakers Lay Out Plans For Tax Reform, Many Plans

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A U.S. flag on a vehicle flutters as the sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol dome in the hours before President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I want to help Sheryl Crow’

Obama Wants To Extend Federal Funds For Medicaid Expansion

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
President Obama makes a face while talking about the U.S. Congress, before signing an Executive Order in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, July 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

‘Hoping to encourage more states to do the right thing’

GOP Pushes For International Reform In Wake Of Big Pharma Tax Flight To The UK

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A pedestrian red light is seen near the U.S. Capitol dome, currently under renovation, in Washington June 8, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘It doesn’t make sense that a bigger stick swung harder will encourage people to stay’

Ways And Means Subcommittees See Leadership Shakeup

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (L) and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (R) question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (not pictured) at the Joint Economic Committee hearings in Washington May 22, 2013. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘Chairs and members will play a crucial role’

GOP Readies Bill To Vastly Expand 'Seasonal' Guest Worker Program

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gives a wave to staff members as he walks to the senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington September 8, 2015. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Out in the cold’

Members Cite 'Confusing Polka Dot Graphic' In Push To Consolidate Welfare Programs

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Louisiana Republican Rep. Charles Boustany

‘I defy anyone to say this is the best way to address the human tragedy so many of our fellow citizens experience’

Proposal Could Stop Foreign Poaching Of Key U.S. Firms

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan
Louisiana Republican Rep. Charles Boustany

The U.S. is facing a minor crisis of some of its most valuable companies relocating their intellectual property in other places.

Republicans Face Off With Obama Over Child Support

Politics | Connor D. Wolf

‘If made final in its current form, would make it easier for non-custodial parents to evade paying child support’

House Oversight Chairman Demands Heads For IRS Abuse

Ginni Thomas | Ginni Thomas

House Oversight Chairman Demands Heads For IRS Abuse

Guess what IRS employees are doing on your dime

Politics | Caroline May

‘Until the IRS shows it is using its budget to better serve taxpayers, it should not come to Congress asking for more money’

Did the IRS accidentally release thousands of Social Security numbers?

Politics | Caroline May

Two congressmen want to know

Washington launches four different investigations into IRS scandal

Politics | Patrick Howley

Your guide to the front-runners, the backsliders and the middling muddlers

Draft Obamacare application asks about voter registration

Politics | Caroline May
Elmo stands behind HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Giroux/Getty Images.

Congressman: Obamacare ‘does not give your department an interest in whether individual Americans choose to vote’

New bill would fine congressmen $1k for missing a vote - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas

Republican congressman wants to dock pay for members who miss votes