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Obama's Lost Leverage

March 1, 2013

It wasn’t supposed to be like this for the White House and a re-elected president with political capital to spend.

House GOP Seeks Immigration Solution

Feb. 28, 2013

House Republican leaders will begin to engage next week on the contentious issue of an immigration rewrite, launching a series of listening sessions to educate members.

Republicans Working on Funding Bill

Feb. 27, 2013

House Republican leaders seem to have averted a potential rift in the conference, garnering wide support for a continuing resolution that Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Thursday said will move next week.

House Sets Up Final Votes On Domestic Violence Bill

Feb. 27, 2013

The House adopted a rule Wednesday to bring the Senate-passed Violence Against Women Act to the floor, beating back the objections of some conservatives to set up passage of the reauthorization Thursday.

CODEL Cutbacks: Boehner Tells Members They Have to Fly Commercial

Feb. 27, 2013

House Speaker John A. Boehner announced on Wednesday that members will no longer be allowed to travel by military aircraft on Congressional delegation trips.

House Expected to Pass Senate Version of VAWA

Feb. 26, 2013

The House is expected to give in to Democratic pressure Thursday and pass the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act after failing to find a substitute that can garner the support of a majority of its members.

Boehner: Senate Should Get 'Off Their Ass' on Sequester Solution

Feb. 26, 2013

Three days before the sequester is set to kick in, Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio notched up the rhetoric, telling reporters that the Senate should get “off their ass” and pass a bill to replace the across-the-board spending cuts.

House Republicans Criticize Obama Trip to Virginia

Feb. 25, 2013

As President Barack Obama prepared to visit Virginia on Tuesday to showcase the negative effects of sequestration, House Republicans characterized the trip as a campaign-style rally rather than a substantive effort to avert the across-the-board spending cuts.

Does Boehner Even Have the Votes to Replace the Sequester?

Feb. 22, 2013

Speaker John A. Boehner’s decision to wait on the Senate before taking up a sequester replacement bill may be more tied to his own difficulties getting the votes for one than to a calculated political messaging strategy.

House GOP Plots Way Forward on VAWA Bill

Feb. 21, 2013

House Republicans are poised to unveil their version of the Violence Against Women Act as early as next week, eager to put behind them an issue that has been a political hot potato over a key voting bloc.

CBC Members Push President to Embrace Causes

Feb. 16, 2013

About one month into her new position leading the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge already has shown a willingness to push the nation’s first African-American president aggressively behind the scenes to embrace her group’s priorities.

Boehner Tells Reid That Senate Must Act First on Averting Sequester

Feb. 14, 2013

Speaker John A. Boehner met with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the Capitol on Thursday morning to tell him that the Senate needs to move first on a bill to avert more than $1 trillion in indiscriminate spending cuts set to begin next month.

Romney's Pollster Warns GOP Members Not to Count on Six-Year Itch

Feb. 13, 2013

House Republicans got a refresher course in why they lost the White House this morning and a warning to beware of President Barack Obama’s bully pulpit this election cycle.

Rand Paul: GOP Must See 'Immigrants as Assets, Not Liabilities'

Feb. 12, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said Republicans should embrace immigrants to the United States and called for Washington, D.C., to curb spending in his tea party response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

5 House Republicans Who Are Key to Immigration

Feb. 12, 2013

An immigration overhaul — the most significant plank in President Barack Obama’s agenda that could see congressional action — faces its most perilous hurdle in the House.

Cantor's Deputy Chief of Staff to Depart; Other Changes Announced

Feb. 12, 2013

One of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s top aides will be leaving his position in the next few weeks, the Virginia Republican’s office announced Tuesday.

Taking Measure of the RSC's New Leader

Feb. 9, 2013

BALTIMORE — Rep. Steve Scalise took the helm of the Republican Study Committee as a tainted man in the eyes of some of his colleagues, amid suspicion that he had solicited leadership help in winning the chairmanship.

Conservatives Feel the Optimism at Heritage Retreat

Feb. 8, 2013

BALTIMORE — Conservative House Republicans gathered at a posh hotel in Maryland are aiming for a fresh start after a bruising election and intraparty battles had them slumping into the 113th Congress.

Iowa: King Waits on Senate Bid, Disputes Criticism on Viability

Feb. 8, 2013

BALTIMORE — Rep. Steve King hinted Friday that a run for the Iowa Senate may be imminent, but said he does not want to announce in the wake of GOP strategist Karl Rove’s attacks on him.

Clyburn Not Interested in Administration Post, Despite CBC Push for Diversity

Feb. 6, 2013

Assistant House Minority Leader James E. Clyburn of South Carolina threw cold water on a push from the Congressional Black Caucus to have President Barack Obama nominate him to be Transportation secretary.

Cantor Calls for Broader Party Focus

Feb. 5, 2013

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia called on fellow Republicans to move past a focus on economic and debt issues and urged them to broaden the party’s focus in order to connect with the American public.

Boehner Encouraged by Immigration Group's Work

Feb. 5, 2013

Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio prodded on the efforts of a secretive, bipartisan House immigration overhaul working group Tuesday, but he declined to endorse any specific legislative ideas on the subject.

Heritage Retreat Lacks Boldface Names

Feb. 4, 2013

Some of the House’s most prominent conservatives will huddle in Baltimore this week for The Heritage Foundation retreat, but two of the most notable names in the conservative movement are skipping the occasion.

Pelosi Announces New Communications Staff

Feb. 4, 2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced several changes to her communications operation Monday, finalizing her staff shuffle after the Feb. 1 retirement of her longtime chief of staff, John Lawrence.

Roskam Surprises McCarthy With Birthday Portrait

Feb. 4, 2013

Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California is supposed to know what all his members are up to, but he got a birthday surprise on Monday night.

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