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Quinn Bowman is PBS NewsHour's Capitol Hill producer.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday afternoon Democrats would in fact participate in the Select Committee on Benghazi. The House voted to create the investigatory committee earlier this month on an overwhelmingly party line vote, with only seven Democrats…
Gridlock and dysfunction in the US Senate persisted Monday, as a bipartisan bill that would create incentives for a more energy efficient economy was blocked by Republicans who said they weren’t given the opportunity to offer their preferred amendments.
House Speaker John Boehner made headlines last week when he mocked his colleagues for not wanting to take a difficult vote on immigration reform. With Congress back in session this week, he had a chance to put that genie back…
Fewer than 24 hours after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, tried to sell fellow Republicans on a plan to increase the nation’s borrowing limit with a modest condition attached, Democrats got exactly what they wanted: a no-strings-attached vote to raise…
MERRIMACK, N.H. | I've traveled all over the state of New Hampshire in the past several days, capturing video for the NewsHour of the candidates vying to show their strength in the Republican presidential primary process. But I've also spoken…
As Iowans gather for Caucuses around the state to literally stand up for their GOP presidential candidate of choice, we asked several residents about their most pressing concerns of this campaign season and how they view the U.S. political system.
We've all seen the dramatic coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. What started at Zuccotti Park in Manhattan spread to cities across America. While OWS focused on income inequality and the power of money in politics as a corrupting…
Newt Gingrich speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition 2012 Presidential Candidates Forum Wednesday in Washington. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images. The Newt Gingrich surge has spread beyond Iowa and South Carolina, and now extends to Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania,…
A Fox5 website shows Ginger White, who claims to have had a 13-year affair with Herman Cain. The GOP presidential candidate has denied the accusation. Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images. A day after an Atlanta woman named Ginger White said…
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