House of Representatives on Townhall

Guy Benson - Wed Oct 16

Crisis averted, for now. ... more

Kevin Glass - Wed Oct 16

The United States has never missed a payment due to a failure to increase the debt ceiling in its modern history. We've come close - multiple times - and the fear has swirled inside the beltway as the X-date that the federal government will be unable to make payments approaches. ... more

Kevin Glass - Sat Oct 12

Special weekend sessions for both the House of Representatives and the Senate did not yield fruit on making progress between Democrats and Republicans on reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling. ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Oct 3

Leah Barkoukis - Sun Sep 29

With the House voting 231-192 to avoid a partial government shutdown but also delay Obamacare and permanently repeal its medical device tax, a government shutdown is looking all but certain--or is it? ... more

Cortney O'Brien - Wed Sep 4

Seven-in-ten Americans have a “very” or “mostly” unfavorable opinion of Congress -- and for good reason. ... more

Michael Barone - Tue Jul 30

Ken Blackwell - Mon Jul 29

Kate Andrews - Thu Jul 25

On Wednesday evening, an amendment designed to block the National Security Agency from continuing to collect citizen phone records was defeated in the House of Representatives in a surprisingly narrow vote ... more

Rich Galen - Wed Jul 17

Heather Ginsberg - Sun Mar 3

Heather Ginsberg - Thu Feb 21

John C. Goodman - Sat Feb 2

The Republican Party is in danger of another big loss. This time, they could lose the House of Representatives, giving the Democrats control of both chambers as well as the White House. ... more

America - Mon Nov 26

The House Majority Leader offers solutions to avoiding the fiscal cliff. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Nov 15

Doug Giles - Sun Nov 11

A cigar aficionado and amigo of mine named Irwin penned a note to the Republican Congress the night after Obama got elected for four more years of this slop, and I thought I’d pass it on to you. ... more

Ralph Benko - Wed Nov 7

Americans just cast ballots for president, for the House, and for a third of the U.S. Senate, plus various local offices and referenda in our splendid Quadriennale. It is a moment for reflection … about our expectations of our elected officials. Our national political Narrative is fixated on the presidency while, Constitutionally, the House of Representatives is our key governing body. The presidency — as well as the campaign for that splendid star turn — turns out to be 90% theater and 10% substance. ... more

America - Wed Nov 7

Charles Krauthammer says the president "went small and stayed small" to win reelection. ... more

Brian Darling - Tue Oct 23

Anticipating victory in November’s elections, both parties are working up their legislative plans for 2013. Republicans, looking forward to regaining a Senate majority along with the White House, will have repeal of ObamaCare high on their list. ... more