The food industry is likely to find a receptive Congress come January in its fight against mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.
By Jennifer Agiesta, Associated Press and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There's almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country's problems.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Sidestepping immigration hardliners, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending bill that would keep the government running past next week.
For all the talk about partisan gridlock, senators from both sides of the aisle can agree on at least three things: life, liberty and the pursuit of televised football.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."…
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.
By Steve Peoples and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The 2016 presidential race was about the new Republican-controlled Congress even before the polls closed Tuesday night. As the GOP rout became clear late on election night, would-be Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton found herself with a ready-made foil in…
By PBS NewsHour
By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
Republican Ed Gillespie has conceded the Virginia Senate race to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner. Gillespie says he won't seek a recount in the tight race even though state law entitles him to one.
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