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WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior House Republican says that it's impossible to block President Barack Obama's upcoming moves on immigration in a spending bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Nancy Pelosi overcame gripes about Democrats' losing campaign messages and breezed to re-election Tuesday as House minority leader.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Marine Corps veteran Clay Hunt was just 26 when he committed suicide, following tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon after taking two-house control of Congress in January.
The 59-41 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes needed to advance a bill to force completion of the Keystone XL pipeline.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey is taking a job at the helm of the group that publishes the science group of scholarly journals.
WASHINGTON - Pat Toomey is up next. Republicans won control of the Senate on Tuesday, but as Democrats look to try to quickly reclaim the majority, they see the Pennsylvania Republican as one of the country's most inviting targets, setting up what could be one of the hottest Senate races of 2016.
CapitolInq: Pat Meehan is taking a step up. The Republican Congressman from Delaware County has been appointed to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, his office announced Friday, giving him a spot on an A-list panel that oversees tax policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pennsylvania's Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior House Republican says that it's impossible to block President Barack Obama's upcoming moves on immigration in a spending bill.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Sixteen Pennsylvania congressmen are demanding the NCAA release all documents related to a 2012 consent decree that required Penn State to pay $60 million and imposed a football bowl ban and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A day after re-electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to lead them in the next Congress, House Democrats rebuffed her effort Wednesday to elect a close ally to an important committee post.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Nancy Pelosi overcame gripes about Democrats' losing campaign messages and breezed to re-election Tuesday as House minority leader.