The Kentucky Republican says he came to Congress to fight deficits. But now, he says, Republicans and Democrats are "spending us into oblivion."…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
A senior Republican on the committee, Florida Rep. Tom Rooney, said Thursday that he thinks the committee is "poison" right now, characterizing partisan tensions as a total breakdown on committee that could have national security concerns.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Previously, U.S. officials have said the military members' DACA status wasn't clear. But on Thursday Mattis said flatly it's not a problem.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
House GOP leaders were working to shore up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's $20 trillion-plus debt.
By Erica R. Hendry and Harry Zahn
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By Associated Press
The market opened little changed on Thursday but started to fall in early trading and extended its losses throughout the morning.
By Jen Fifield, Stateline
Lawmakers in at least five states — California, Illinois, Iowa, New York and Pennsylvania — have proposed banning the use of public dollars for settlements or payouts related to sexual harassment allegations against state lawmakers.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
Donald Trump on Thursday addressed the National Prayer Breakfast, a high-profile annual event that brings together faith leaders, politicians and dignitaries. He spoke about seeing the "power of God's love" in Americans, particularly during the response to recent hurricanes and…
By Associated Press
As the sun rose, fans braved frigid wind chills in the low 20s to secure a prime viewing spot along the 5-mile (8-kilometer) parade route starting near the team's stadium and ending at the art museum steps that Sylvester Stallone…
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
With all states now reporting, ACA plan enrollment ticked downward this year, a report out Wednesday shows, but states running their own marketplaces saw slight gains and did better than those relying on the federal exchange.
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