Cruz's new book sparks squabble over elder Bush

Jun 30, 2015

Cruz's new book sparks squabble over elder Bush

Though it’s not even out yet, conservative firebrand and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s new book is already irking at least one key member of the GOP establishment: Karl Rove. The veteran Republican strategist is denying Cruz’s assertion in his forthcoming book that Rove ...

On Roe vs. Wade anniversary, U.S. House approves abortion curbs

Jan 23, 2015

On Roe vs. Wade anniversary, U.S. House approves abortion curbs

U.S. House Republicans pushed through a controversial bill tightening federal abortion restrictions Thursday, touching a raw nerve on the 42nd anniversary of the controversial Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. As pro-life demonstrators gathered in front of the Supreme Court, the House of Representatives voted ...

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 ...