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Ethics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. Grimm

Ethics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. Grimm

FILE - This May, 29, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Grimm won re-election this month, but he still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance …

November 26, 2014 11:14 amLoading…
Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Volunteers prepare bags with turkeys and fresh vegetables at Union Temple Baptist Church in Southeast Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, for the annual turkey giveaway for local residents, a holiday season tradition popularized by former Mayor Marion Barry Jr., who died earlier this week. B…

November 26, 2014 10:10 amLoading…
Democrats erred by pushing health care overhaul, Schumer says

Democrats erred by pushing health care overhaul, Schumer says

Sen. Charles Schumer, the Senate’s third-ranking Democrat, said the party was too intent on passing the Affordable Care Act and should have focused on helping the middle class.

November 25, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…
Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2014 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., emerges from Democratic caucus before the Keystone XL pipeline vote at the Capitol in Washington. In a speech at the National Press Club today in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, the Senate's third-ranking Democrat sai…

November 25, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…
Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is reflected in a TV monitor during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. In a speech at the National Press Club today in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, the Senate's third-ranking Democrat said that Democrat…

November 25, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…
AP Sources: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

AP Sources: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

FILE In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings. Defense Secretary Hagel …

November 24, 2014 8:05 amLoading…
AP Sources: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

AP Sources: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel appears at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Department’s budget request for fiscal year 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Administration sources say that Defense Secretary Chuck…

November 24, 2014 8:05 amLoading…
US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Tom Frieden listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next h…

November 24, 2014 2:17 amLoading…
John Boehner

John Boehner

FILE — In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama’s intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of preside…

November 22, 2014 4:22 pm
Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of preside…

November 22, 2014 9:03 amLoading…
Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2014 file phot, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, celebrates with his supporters at an election night party in Louisville, Ky. President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over imm…

November 22, 2014 9:03 amLoading…
For Obama, a long road to immigration order

For Obama, a long road to immigration order

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday,during a news confer…

November 21, 2014 6:34 pmLoading…
Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response

Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, duri…

November 21, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…
Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response

Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, duri…

November 21, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…
SPIN METER: Immigration steps are beyond the norm

SPIN METER: Immigration steps are beyond the norm

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives to respond to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, …

November 21, 2014 2:52 pmLoading…
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Hiroshi Shimizu, senior vice president of global quality assurance at Japanese airbag maker Takata, apologizes for the failure of the defective devices, as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing about the airbags link…

November 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. displays the parts and function of a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the US., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in W…

November 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. displays the parts and function of a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the US, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Wa…

November 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. displays the parts and function of a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the US., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in W…

November 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Stephanie Erdman, an Air Force 1st lieutenant, describes her experience when she was injured by metal fragments from a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the device…

November 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

From left, Hiroshi Shimizu, senior vice president of global quality assurance at Japanese airbag maker Takata, Rick Schostek, executive vice president of Honda North America, and Scott Kunselman, Chrysler's senior vice president of vehicle safety and regulatory compliance, take their seats o…

November 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Oops! Administration erred on health law sign-ups

Oops! Administration erred on health law sign-ups

FILE - In this May 8, 2014 file photo, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, then-President Barack Obama’s nominee to become secretary of Health and Human Services testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration Thursday acknowledged it has been over-reporting the number of people signed…

November 20, 2014 1:36 pmLoading…
Country of origin label for meat cuts endangered

Country of origin label for meat cuts endangered

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, various cuts of beef and pork are displayed for sale in the meat department at a discount market in Arlington, Va. The U.S. is running out of options to keep package labels on fresh cuts of meat that identify where animals were born, raised and slaught…

November 20, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…
Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

November 19, 2014 4:56 pmLoading…
2016 contest overshadows GOP governors meeting

2016 contest overshadows GOP governors meeting

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves the Capitol in Washington. Christie’s brash, say-it-like-it-is persona has made him a political celebrity. But as he relinquishes his position as chairman of the Republican Governors Association this week, Christi…

November 19, 2014 10:15 amLoading…
Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out

Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center right, and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., center left, emerge from the chamber after the Senate rejected fast track approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chai…

November 19, 2014 6:08 amLoading…
New Congress

New Congress

Newly-elected House members gather for a freshman class photo on the Capitol steps during frigid temperatures in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

November 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Time to vote on Keystone: Yes or no on pipeline

Time to vote on Keystone: Yes or no on pipeline

Prior to the Senate's vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and other members of the Democratic caucus file out of a strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resource…

November 18, 2014 2:47 pmLoading…
House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., center, thanks House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., right, after she announced he will take over as head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee from Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., left, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, on Monday.

November 18, 2014 12:23 pmLoading…
Mia Love, Barbara Comstock

Mia Love, Barbara Comstock

Republican Martha McSally, in the blue blazer, joined chilled freshman lawmakers hurrying back inside after posing for a group photograph on Tuesday. She is in Washington this week for lawmaker orientation, although a vote recount is likely in Congressional District 2.

November 18, 2014 11:08 am
2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 1983 file photo, President Ronald Reagan speaks during a news conference at the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama's impending unilateral order awarding legal status to millions of immigrants is not unprecedented. Two of the last three Republican presid…

November 17, 2014 1:35 pmLoading…
GOP senators eyeing 2016 face test in new majority

GOP senators eyeing 2016 face test in new majority

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Their party has seized the Senate majority. Now, an ambitious class of Republican senators faces unique challenges and opportunities in a GOP-led Senate under new pressure to govern amid t…

November 15, 2014 12:42 pmLoading…
House votes in favor of Keystone oil pipeline

House votes in favor of Keystone oil pipeline

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee, with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., a member of the committee, speak to reporters about the new urgency to get congressional approval for the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 12, …

November 15, 2014 3:42 amLoading…
House votes in favor of Keystone oil pipeline

House votes in favor of Keystone oil pipeline

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee, left, listens as Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., a member of the committee, speaks to reporters about the new urgency to get congressional approval for the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesd…

November 15, 2014 3:42 amLoading…
House votes in favor of Keystone oil pipeline

House votes in favor of Keystone oil pipeline

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee, with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., a member of the committee, speak to reporters about the new urgency to get congressional approval for the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 12, …

November 15, 2014 3:42 amLoading…
Mormon bishop under fire for Harry Reid criticism

Mormon bishop under fire for Harry Reid criticism

Harry Reid

November 08, 2014 4:26 pm
GOP primed to blunt environmental rules

GOP primed to blunt environmental rules

Sen. Mitch McConnell, expected to ascend to majority leader, represents the coal-producing state of Kentucky. 

November 08, 2014 2:37 pm
Mitch McConnell, Elaine Chao

Mitch McConnell, Elaine Chao

El líder de la minoría en el Senado, Mitch McConnell, de Kentucky, junto a su esposa, la ex secretaria de Empleo Elaine Chao, celebra su victoria electoral con sus seguidores en Louisville, Kentucky, EEUU, el 4 de noviembre de 2014. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

November 05, 2014 8:06 am
GOP got just about everything on its Senate-races wish list

GOP got just about everything on its Senate-races wish list

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, celebrates with his supporters at an election night party in Louisville, Ky.,Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. McConnell won a sixth term in Washington, with his eyes on the larger prize of GOP contro…

November 04, 2014 11:13 pmLoading…
Boehner: No time to celebrate

Boehner: No time to celebrate

John Boehner will preside over bigger majority

November 04, 2014 10:37 pmLoading…
America Votes 2014

America Votes 2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, celebrates with his supporters at an election night party in Louisville, Ky.,Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. McConnell won a sixth term in Washington, with his eyes on the larger prize of GOP contro…

November 04, 2014 6:53 pm
America Votes 2014

America Votes 2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., casts his ballot in the midterm election at the voting precinct at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. McConnell won a sixth term in Washington, with his eyes on the larger prize of GOP control of the Senate. The Ken…

November 04, 2014 6:32 pm
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

In this Jan. 20, 1997 file photo, President Clinton and his wife, first lady Hillary Clinton, wearing an Oscar de la Renta gown, dance at the New England Ball in Washington.  

October 21, 2014 1:25 pm
Tom Frieden, Anthony Fauci, Luciana Borio, Robin Robinson

Tom Frieden, Anthony Fauci, Luciana Borio, Robin Robinson

congress presses for Ebola answersTom Frieden, left, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says at a congressional hearing that investigators still don’t know how two Dallas nurses caught the Ebola virus while caring for a Liberian man who died at their hospital. Meanwh…

October 16, 2014 10:00 pm
Documents show how White House defended Clinton

Documents show how White House defended Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s possible presidential run is heightening interest in documents from the Clinton White House. 

October 11, 2014 5:19 pm
Secret Service change of directors necessary, welcome

Secret Service change of directors necessary, welcome

En fotografía del 30 de septiembre de 2014 la directora del Servicio Secreto, Julia Pierson, declara ante una comisión del Congreso en el Capitolio en Washington. (Foto de AP/J. Scott Applewhite, archivo)

October 02, 2014 11:32 am
Julia Pierson

Julia Pierson

La directora del Servicio Secreto de Estados Unidos, Julia Pierson, testifica en el Capitolio, en Washington, el 30 de septiembre de 2014. Pierson renunció el miércoles 1 de octubre. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

October 01, 2014 12:58 pm
113th Congress could yield fewest laws in 60 years

113th Congress could yield fewest laws in 60 years

The chamber of the House of Representatives empties following a joint meeting of Congress on Thursday. Members of Congress headed to their home states for the weeks leading up to the midterm elections. 

September 22, 2014 2:41 pmLoading…
Chuck Hagel, Martin Dempsey

Chuck Hagel, Martin Dempsey

Miembros del grupo activista anti guerra CodePink interrumpen una audiencia del comité de Servicios Armados del Congtreso con el secretario de Defensa Chuck Hagel, a la izquierda, y el general Martin Dempsey, presidente del Estado Mayor, en Capitol Hill, Washington, el 16 de septiembre de 20…

September 17, 2014 5:42 pm

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