| July 9, 2014, 11:41 a.m.
House GOP leadership is prepared to push ahead on legislation to save the Highway Trust Fund from looming insolvency, with a vote expected on the chamber floor next week.
| July 9, 2014, 11:34 a.m.
Attorney Gwen Graham, a Democrat, raised $563,000 in the second quarter, adding to her war chest as she gears up for a competitive race in Florida’s 2nd District, according to numbers provided first to CQ Roll Call.
| July 9, 2014, 11:23 a.m.
House Republican leaders are acting like one-time LA Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, “kicking dirt at the umpire” to distract the nation, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday morning.
| July 9, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
LOGAN, W.Va. — The West Virginia Freedom Festival offered choices for Confederate flag accessories: jewelry, belts, pins and oven mitts. A couple blocks away, in the shadow of a “Hillbilly Mobile Zipline” platform, a Tennessee-based vendor called for a treason trial and eventual public execution of President Barack Obama.
| July 8, 2014, 6:49 p.m.
If Sen. Patty Murray and fellow Democrats get their way, employers wouldn’t be able to use a 1990s-era law to avoid Obamacare health coverage mandates for contraception.
| July 8, 2014, 6 p.m.
While North Dakota takes steps to limit the volume of natural gas that is being burned off, or “flared,” in its rapidly expanding oil fields, the problem, which has caught the attention of Congress, is far worse on the state’s American Indian land — where regulation is more difficult.
| July 8, 2014, 5:53 p.m.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky dismissed allegations from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, of impropriety in the Mississippi Republican primary — but noted it’s an issue for state officials to decide.
| July 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
A bipartisan bundle of hunting and fishing legislation could get shot down by a partisan battle over gun control.
| July 8, 2014, 5:02 p.m.
In the short term, anyway, the tide of good news seems to have turned in favor of Robert Menendez.
| July 8, 2014, 4:50 p.m.
Now that the Republican National Committee has elected to give Cleveland a star turn come 2016, it’s time for political operatives (and reporters) to begin debating the only thing that really matters during nominating conventions: Where we all gonna eat?
| July 8, 2014, 4:42 p.m.
Reaction to President Barack Obama’s request for almost $4 billion in emergency funds to deal with the Texas border crisis was met with skepticism Tuesday by most Republicans, but especially by hard-liners who have consistently blamed White House policies for the surge in illegal immigration.
| July 8, 2014, 4:18 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., plans a packed July work period with the Senate expected to consider a raft of bills, including a Democratic response to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision and the emergency immigration supplemental spending bill.
| July 8, 2014, 2:26 p.m.
| July 8, 2014, 2:22 p.m.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., posted another impressive fundraising haul, bringing in $550,000 in the second quarter, according to figures provided first to CQ Roll Call.
| July 8, 2014, 12:11 p.m.
The Republican National Convention is headed to The Cleve in 2016.
| July 8, 2014, 11:39 a.m.
Updated 11:54 a.m. | President Barack Obama wants $3.7 billion in emergency spending from Congress to address the child migrant crisis and another $615 million for wildfires, the White House said Tuesday morning — and the top House Republican appropriator suggested his chamber would act quickly.
| July 8, 2014, 11:36 a.m.
Three new campaign ads hit the Arkansas airwaves Tuesday, with less than four months to go in one of the most competitive Senate races in the country.
| July 8, 2014, 9:56 a.m.
The National Republican Congressional Committee promoted 11 more candidates to ‘Young Gun’ status Tuesday morning, elevating their campaigns to the highest level of the program that provides organizational and fundraising support in top House contests.
| July 8, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
President Barack Obama may be just about done with this Congress, but there’s one thing he can’t do without — money.
| July 8, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Perhaps by design, and maybe because of circumstance, Jim Risch remains among the least recognized senators after almost six years on the job. But, given the course of his path to Congress, he was at a big disadvantage from the start — if getting noticed was his desire.