Lawmakers will likely do what they do best: the bare minimum.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says a Republican plan to create an oversight board for Puerto Rico would exert "undue and undemocratic control" over the U.S. territory.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats have blocked a House-passed bill that would crack down on Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to the U.S.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have reached agreement on a 5-year, $281 billion transportation bill that would increase spending to address the nation's aging and congested highways and transit systems — a legislative feat that lawmakers and President Barack…
By Associated Press
House Republicans are outlining legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, including a requirement for FBI background checks.
By Associated Press
The House has passed a bipartisan budget-and-debt deal that prevents an unprecedented government default.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The House approved Republican legislation Friday that would erase key components of President Barack Obama's health care law, block federal payments to Planned Parenthood — and earn a certain veto should it reach the White House.
By Quinn Bowman
Rep. Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the race for Speaker for the House. Here's an overview on how that position is selected.
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama's long-sought trade deal is in limbo after a key part of the bill was defeated. The House effectively rejected a combination of proposals that would have given the president fast-trade trade authority. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., talks to…
By Erica Werner and Charles Babington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The House derailed a high-profile White House-backed trade bill on Friday, a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama inflicted by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and dozens of union-backed lawmakers from his own party.
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