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Boehner Still Cool to Senate Unemployment Extension Bill

March 25, 2014

Speaker John A. Boehner reiterated Tuesday that the Senate’s bipartisan unemployment insurance proposal would not likely be taken up by the House, even if the Senate passes it later this week.

McMorris Rodgers Won't Immediately Face Full Ethics Probe

March 24, 2014

The House Ethics Committee declined to broaden its probe of Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., but said it will continue reviewing allegations that she improperly co-mingled campaign and official funds, the panel announced Monday.

Tom Graves Returns to Leadership's Good Graces, Vows to Keep Conservative Edge

March 24, 2014

Once chosen as heir to the conservative movement on Capitol Hill, Rep. Tom Graves is coming back into the establishment fold.

Senate Pushes Ahead on Effort to Extend Unemployment Benefits

March 21, 2014

Senate Democrats are forging ahead with a bipartisan bill extending emergency unemployment insurance benefits, despite Speaker John A. Boehner slamming it as unworkable.

Boehner Rejects Senate Unemployment Extension Bill (Updated)

March 19, 2014

Updated 4:41 p.m. | Speaker John A. Boehner signaled Wednesday the House will not take up a bipartisan Senate bill to temporarily extend emergency unemployment insurance benefits.

Cantor: Pelosi Should Apologize for 'Hungry Children' Comment (Updated)

March 14, 2014

Updated 12:04 p.m. | House Majority Leader Eric Cantor wants House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to apologize for saying that an anonymous Republican friend told her the party does not care about struggling families and hungry children.

Use War Money to Pay for 'Doc Fix,' Reid Tells Boehner

March 13, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is renewing his call to use unspent war funds to spare doctors from a severe cut in Medicare payments slated to begin next month.

Boehner Invites Pope Francis to Address Congress

March 13, 2014

Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio on Thursday extended an open invitation to Pope Francis to address a joint meeting of Congress.

Reid, Durbin Accuse GOP of Putting Koch Brothers Ahead of Ukrainians

March 13, 2014

Senate Democratic leaders lit into Republicans Thursday over reports of an effort to tie aid to Ukraine to a move to block the IRS from clamping down on the political activities of tax-exempt groups.

Paul Ryan Says His 'Inner City' Comments Were 'Inarticulate'

March 13, 2014

House Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryan responded Thursday to criticism that he engaged in racial rhetoric when talking about his philosophy on poverty, saying that he was “inarticulate” in the point he was trying to make.

Grayson Restraining Order Dropped

March 12, 2014

Rep. Alan Grayson’s estranged wife has voluntarily dropped a restraining order against him, according to a statement from his office.

Cantor's Pediatric Research Bill Could Have Been a Bust (Updated)

March 11, 2014

Updated 6:52 p.m. | House Majority Leader Eric Cantor cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.

Cantor Scores First GOP Rebranding Win as Pediatric Research Bill Sails Through Senate

March 11, 2014

Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.

Alan Grayson Will Not Face Charges in Marital Spat

March 7, 2014

Rep. Alan Grayson will not face charges after a marital spat devolved into accusations of domestic abuse earlier this month.

House GOP to Tie 'Doc Fix' to Individual Mandate Delay (Updated)

March 6, 2014

Updated 5:33 p.m. | House Republicans will tie the “doc fix” to a delay of up to 10 years of the mandate in Democrats’ health care law that Americans purchase insurance, according to GOP aides.

House Will Vote Thursday on Ukraine Aid

March 5, 2014

The House will vote Thursday on legislation extending financial aid to Ukraine, while a vote on a resolution supporting sanctions on Russia could follow next week.

'Doc Fix' Puts Republicans in Election-Year Bind

March 4, 2014

Majority Leader Eric Cantor is dithering about bringing up legislation to stave off massive pay cuts for doctors set to begin at the end the month, as he worries about political consequences should hospital and nursing home budgets be slashed to pay for the costly bill.

GOP's Obamacare Rewrite Remains Uncertain

Feb. 28, 2014

House Republican leaders are proceeding cautiously on a rewrite of Democrats’ health care law amid skepticism that any plan can pass muster in a conference with widely differing ideas about how to move forward.

Walter Jones Blasts Primary Challenger's Hill Fundraiser

Feb. 26, 2014

Rep. Walter B. Jones blasted his primary opponent Wednesday, implying that he is a “puppet of Washington” after CQ Roll Call reported that a cadre of plugged-in Republican operatives are hosting a fundraiser for his challenger this week.

Boehner Declines to Endorse Camp's Tax Reform

Feb. 26, 2014

Hours ahead of the rollout, Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio declined to endorse Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's plan for a rewrite of the country's tax code.

Pressed repeatedly on whether he supports the bill that the Michigan Republican will unveil Wednesday afternoon, Boehner said only that it is a "discussion draft" that will begin a "conversation" about the issues.

Camp Gets Plaudits for Tax Plan's Audacity, but Few Endorsements

Feb. 26, 2014

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp released his long-awaited rewrite of the nation’s tax code into a hostile political environment Wednesday afternoon, earning plaudits for his audacity, but little backing for moving the plan this year.

Flood Insurance Bill Goes Back to Rewrite

Feb. 26, 2014

Updated 1:29 p.m. | House Republican leaders announced Wednesday that a vote on a flood insurance bill would be put off until next week while members negotiate language that can pass the chamber.

Boehner Declines to Endorse Camp's Tax Reform (Updated) (Video)

Feb. 26, 2014

Hours ahead of the rollout, Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio declined to endorse Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp’s plan for a rewrite of the country’s tax code.

GOP Leaders to Huddle on Obamacare Alternative

Feb. 25, 2014

House Republican leaders will meet Friday to begin crafting an alternative to Democrats’ health care law, but they face a slate of challenges from inside and outside the conference to advancing a credible plan.

Running for Senate ... and Away From Boehner

Feb. 24, 2014

Louisiana Rep. Bill Cassidy was relieved of his Republican leadership role earlier this month, but instead of taking it as a dishonor, he celebrated.

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