Incoming House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) dodged questions Sunday when asked if House Republicans would delay Congress’ five-week vacation in order to address the continual crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) released his 73-page “discussion draft” outlining specific approaches to reshape how the federal government combats poverty.
Monday, I reported that yet another American corporation, Medtronic, has chosen to move its headquarters abroad to avoid high tax rates. I ended the article by inquiring, “There is no denying that our federal tax code needs a major overhaul. The million dollar question is how?” Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, has proposed a solution.
The House of Representatives is set to vote Thursday on a Department of Agriculture spending bill that contains a provision to allow schools to opt out of the Obama administration's healthy school lunch standards.
61 percent of Republicans support medical marijuana.
She faces up to a year in jail.
Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX), is setting forth articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder for high crimes and misdemeanor.
Crisis averted, for now.
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.
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.