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Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Seek To Strip Big Hug For Rich Donors From Omnibus | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers expressed outrage at a provision slipped into the omnibus government funding bill that would expand the amount weal...

Michael McAuliff

House Hears Arguments On Lawsuit Against President Obama | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A key House committee heard arguments Wednesday about whether to push ahead with a lawsuit brought by Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) agai...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Adopted Record Number Of Closed Rules In 2013 | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress already closed out the year with the least productive legislative session in history. And now, House Democrats pointed out Mond...

The House GOP's Holiday Gift to the Unemployed

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Right before they left for the holidays, Republicans in the House of Representatives left a lump of coal in the stockings of 1.3 million Americans. On Saturday, long-term unemployment benefits for those struggling Americans expired.

House Debt Ceiling Vote Dead

Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

A scheduled House Rules Committee hearing on the GOP leadership's plan to reopen the government and avert the debt ceiling deadline was postponed Tues...

Ashley Alman

Here's How House Republicans Rigged The Shutdown | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

In its effort to extract concessions from Democrats in exchange for opening the government, the GOP has faced a fundamental strategic obstacle: They d...

Sessions Hopes To 'Make Progress' In Debt Limit Talks

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Pete Sessions on Thursday said that he was hopeful House of Representatives Republican...

GOP Rep's Push To Defund Controversial NSA Programs Receives Big Boost

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

A little more than a month after secret National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs were leaked to the public, one GOP congressman is making ...

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Disclosure Requirement: Justice Thomas and the Case of the Inadvertent Omission

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

A Justice sits on the High Court For years he chose not to report Monies paid to his wife Now the root of much strife Seems with ethics he failed to c...

Jennifer Bendery

Supreme Court Justice Failed To Disclose His Wife's $700,000 Income | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers on Thursday called for a federal investigation into Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' failure to report hundre...

House Dems Strip Stimulus Of $200 Million Provision To Refurbish National Mall | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday evening the House Rules Committee stripped two provisions from the stimulus package: the family planning money that President Obama persona...