| March 1, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
The House will reconvene Monday with little sense of how the dynamics will play out in the quest to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year, but Speaker John A. Boehner said he intends to follow “regular order.”
| Feb. 28, 2015, 4:38 p.m.
Updated 5:57 p.m. | A provision tucked deep in the House rule book could provide a way out of the Homeland Security funding mess for Speaker John A. Boehner — without the Ohio Republican actually having to do anything.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 10:03 p.m.
Just two hours before the Department of Homeland Security was set to run out of funding, the House delivered a bill to float the agency for one more week.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 5:17 p.m.
Updated 6:13 p.m. | House Republicans fell short of votes needed to advance a three-week bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security Friday evening, 203-224.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 3:53 p.m.
President Barack Obama first put Atlantic drilling on the table in March 2010, as part of a strategy to bring more Republicans to the negotiating table for a comprehensive climate change bill in the Senate.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 3:51 p.m.
The Obama administration’s recent proposal to lease oil and gas drilling in a swath of the Atlantic Ocean generated the expected mix of cheers and jeers on Capitol Hill, but local reaction was mostly divided along state borders rather than party affiliations.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
Amid dissension in the conservative ranks, House GOP leaders are furiously whipping the Department of Homeland Security funding bill in an attempt to get it to the Senate with hardly any help from Democrats.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 2 p.m.
Entrepreneur Sylvia Noster has made it her mission to make celebrating the Constitution more fashionable.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 12:41 p.m.
“Ineptitude,” “staggering failure of leadership” and “amateur hour.”
| Feb. 27, 2015, Noon
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Amethyst Archer probably wasn’t the targeted audience for the campaign boot camp held on the eve of the Conservative Political Action Conference, but the presenters made it clear the right needs all the help it can get in 2016 and beyond.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 10:29 a.m.
Updated 12:39 p.m. | The Senate did its best to wrap up the current year’s funding debate, even as the House is opting for another punt.
| Feb. 27, 2015, 5:02 a.m.
Just under a dozen renowned hospitality professionals looked to carve up both chambers of Congress, pressing their respective lawmakers to support the realignment of outdated global assistance provisions.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 9:35 p.m.
When in doubt, punt. That’s the latest plan from House Republicans, but even trying to pass a tried-and-true congressional maneuver might be a tall order for the GOP’s fractured conference.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 6:11 p.m.
Sometimes you just can’t resist the urge to start a snowball fight.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 6 p.m.
House Republican leadership plans to move forward with another stopgap spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security, in a move sure to draw additional criticism from Democrats.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 5:01 p.m.
Dozens of House Democrats are planning to skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress on March 3, and they’re hoping their absence will send a strong signal.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 4:05 p.m.
Amid new speculation that John A. Boehner’s speakership somehow hangs in the balance as Republicans struggle with the Department of Homeland Security funding standoff, freshman Rep. Mia Love said maybe it’s Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who should be worried.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 3:13 p.m.
“I think the feeling of most people is it’s a fight that we should have not fought. As a governing party, we’ve got to fund DHS and say to the House, ‘Here’s a straw so you can suck it up.'”
| Feb. 26, 2015, 3:06 p.m.
Amanda Renteria, the former Capitol Hill aide who unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 2014, is poised to be named the national political director of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s likely presidential campaign, according to two sources with knowledge of the move.
| Feb. 26, 2015, 3:05 p.m.
Things are getting weird in the House.