Dec 18, 2014

113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

The tempestuous 113th U.S. Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes, gridlock and investigations. More than 200 bills became law during the past two years, according to ...

Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

Dec 14, 2014

Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

A $1.1 trillion spending bill is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature. The Senate voted 56-40 on Saturday for the long-term funding bill, the main item left on Congress’ year-end agenda. The measure provides money for nearly the entire government ...

Nov 24, 2014

Republicans step up offensive on Obama's immigration order

Congressional Republicans stepped up their rhetoric against President Barack Obama’s immigration order, vowing to reverse his move to allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. temporarily. Republicans from the House and the Senate said his actions are more sweeping ...

Sen. Ted Cruz still a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen

Jan 4, 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz still a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz vowed months ago to renounce his Canadian citizenship by the end of 2013, but the Calgary-born Republican is still a dual citizen. Cruz, 43, recently said in an interview with the Dallas Morning News that lawyers are preparing the paperwork ...