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.