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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Some members of Congress would like to allow immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children to serve. But some Republicans are threatening to hold up a key defense bill over it.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
After a night of violent riots broke out in parts of Baltimore City Monday, local residents were focused on rebuilding and getting a handle on things after a tense night.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Six years ago, a task force caused a firestorm by saying women under 50 may not need routine mammograms. The controversy was so great, that Congress passed legislation overriding the recommendation.
Friday, April 24, 2015
After a long delay and a lot of partisan rancor, much of which had nothing to do with her, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general. She could be sworn in as early as Monday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A Senate committee begins work on a bill that would overhaul the education law. That measure — once considered a great uniter of politicians on the left and right — has since become a great divider.
Friday, March 27, 2015
#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Once a fast-rising star in the Republican Party, Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock gave his final speech on the House floor Thursday.
Schock, who was elected to Congress in 2008, will resign his House seat at the end of the month. His resignation comes after weeks of questions about ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Doctors who treat Medicare patients will face a huge cut, 21 percent, if Congress doesn't act by the end of the month. House leaders now think they fix a problem that has plagued Congress since 1997.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The budget proposal unveiled this week is already running into trouble over military spending. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Republicans who back a bigger defense budget say they oppose it.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigned Tuesday after questions were raised about mileage reimbursements he received for his personal vehicle.
Monday, March 16, 2015
As Americans move toward more favorable views of pot, politicians are, too — in some cases.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Craft beer is a rapidly growing industry, and Washington lawmakers have noticed. Two proposed bills would lower the federal excise tax for small brewers.
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Here's one story in Washington that just won't to go away.
It's the tale of conservatives who are frustrated with House Speaker John Boehner and want to replace him mid-session.
The latest murmurs of a coup surfaced after more than 50 Republicans voted against Boehner's plan last week to ...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
The hard-core conservatives in House Speaker John Boehner's Republican caucus wanted to use a Department of Homeland Security funding bill to undo President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
Friday, February 27, 2015
With Senate passage of a $40 billion funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, all eyes turn to House Speaker John Boehner. The Senate's bill does not contain language blo...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
House Speaker John Boehner says the ball is in the Senate's court to stave off a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, which is set to run out of money Friday.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Congress has a Friday midnight deadline to pass a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. But even though Republicans are now in charge of both chambers, the challenge of getting legislation through remains.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A Senate Judiciary subcommittee dropped "human rights" and "civil rights" from its name last month, sparking some controversy. But does the congressional name game even matter?
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Pope Francis will be the first pontiff to address a joint meeting of Congress, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday.
Francis will address lawmakers on Sept. 24, Boehner said, as part of his first papal visit to the United States.
"We're humbled that the Holy Father has accepted our invitation ...
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Tuesday's vote gave House Republican freshmen their first chance at repealing the law, and this is the first full repeal vote since millions of Americans signed up for coverage under the program.