A proposal to establish an aggressive new system to prosecute sex cases in the military has picked up two key Republican backers as proponents continue seeking enough support to force a vote on the plan in the coming weeks.
WASHINGTON - The Senate made significant changes to the immigration bill under its consideration Friday that will expand the legislation to more than 1,100 pages and add roughly $50 billion in costs.
WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that his decision to allow billions in across-the-board budget cuts to take effect is forcing President Obama to recalibrate his approach to taxes and government spending, but he acknowledged that it was a strategy born out of limited options.
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday declared the effort to ban military-style assault weapons politically dead, a setback for President Obama and gun-control advocates who are pushing the Senate to move quickly on bills to limit gun violence.
WASHINGTON — The new session of Congress that is set to begin Thursday promises to be much like the old session of Congress that ended Tuesday.