The U.S. House of Representatives could vote on a healthcare reform bill next week, Rep. John Larson, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said Friday.
Sales at Detroit's Big Three automakers dropped 45 percent from a year ago, and the markets rose slightly on good news in the housing and manufacturing markets.
By PBS NewsHour
After a prolonged partisan standoff, the House easily approved a bill Friday to overhaul wiretapping powers in the war on terrorism -- a measure President Bush had urged action on as an essential security tool.
The U.S. House of Representatives debated a $50 billion war-funding bill for Iraq and Afghanistan Wednesday that would also require U.S. troops to start leaving Iraq within 30 days. Two House members discuss the conflict between Congress and the White…
The House passed a tax reform bill on Friday aimed at reducing the burden of the Alternative Minimum Tax for middle-class Americans. The bill would raise taxes on hedge-fund and private equity firm managers to offset lost revenue.
The U.S. House passed a revised version of legislation aimed at expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program Thursday, but not by the two-thirds margin necessary to override a promised presidential veto.
After voting on ethics reform and children's health insurance, House Republicans walked off the floor Thursday to protest the Democrats' handling of an agricultural spending bill. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's events.
The House of Representatives is expected to work into Saturday to finish important business before the congressional recess, but partisan fighting erupted in the House on Thursday night. Defense and energy bills are at stake.
By PBS NewsHour
As former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson made sports headlines by hinting that he wanted to fight a female boxer in the ring, he also made political headlines by wearing a "Steele for Maryland" T-shirt.
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