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Igor Bobic

House Republicans' New Majority Leader Has A Thin Legislative Resume | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as their next majority leader on Thursday. In his new role, McCarthy will be re...

Senate Sends Obama Childhood Cancer Research Bill

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions. Instead, $126 million ov...

Michael McAuliff

Small Business Tax Cut Would Help Stars, Hedge Funds | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Wednesday unveiled a $46 billion economic stimulus bill that would cut taxes for small businesses -...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Moves Towards Ending Congressional Insider Trading, Warning Of 'Thidwick's Antlers' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate advanced a bill Monday that aims to curb potential insider trading by Congress. The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledg...

Lucia Graves

The 'Learning Curve': Comparing Boehner's Record As Speaker With Pelosi's | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has struggled to project an image of serenity in the opening weeks of the 112th Congress while worki...

Elise Foley

House Republicans Approve Vague Spending Cuts | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans made their latest in a series of symbolic gestures on Monday evening by moving forward with a two-page resolution to ...