Letter from Boehner to Rep. Justin Amash
With its power declining, Washington was not able any longer to keep Russia out of the World Trade Organization.
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), a leading Senate conservative and founding member of the Senate Tea Party Caucus, will resign from office in January to become president of The Heritage Foundation.
Hold onto your hat: this is gonna be a wild ride.
As the year draws to an end, America faces yet another Congressionally-manufactured crisis which will likely end in yet another 11th hour compromise, resulting in more government growth touted as “saving” the economy.
“This morning Congressman Schweikert learned there was a price to be paid for voting based on principle. That price was the removal from the House Financial Services Committee,” said Rachel Semmel, Schweikert’s spokesman in a statement to POLITICO.
This rhetoric is based on the belief that government spending sustains the economy, when in fact the opposite is true. Every dollar the government spends is a dollar taken from consumers, businessmen, or investors.
The day of deployment is drawing nearer. Soon, thousands of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unmanned aerial vehicle license holders will launch their drones into the skies over the United States.
What changed in the last 30 days?
Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. hailed his friend Ron Paul as a defender of the Constitution and freedom in a retirement tribute on the floor of the House on Thursday, November 29, 2012.
The TSA has refused to attend a House Transportation hearing this week, with agency head John Pistole personally refusing to appear and declaring that the Congressional Committee has “no jurisdiction over the TSA”.
On election day Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana, becoming the first states in the entire world to do so.
A top Republican senator is casting aside an anti-tax pledge he signed, saying that solving the country’s looming fiscal crisis is more important than honoring the decades-old pact.
November 20. 2012 - WASHINGTON — A decade of wars abroad has not reversed the decline in military veterans serving in the U.S. Congress.
If you have a farm or a small business, would you like to pass it on to your children when you die?
President Obama’s Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has embraced the “Buzz Lightyear” strategy to overcome the fiscal and debt crisis known as the “fiscal cliff”: to infinity and beyond.
A new effort by the Obama administration, Congress, the Treasury Department and labor unions aims to fundamentally alter how Americans plan and save for retirement.
Alan Grayson Returns To Congress ...
Congress Hears Expert Testimony About Combat Drone Program Opening statement
The Pew Forum on Religion released its latest report this morning, Faith on the Hill: The Religious Composition of the 113th Congress.
Dennis Kucinich will host a briefing Friday November 16, 2012 to discuss targeted killing, the implication of drone policy at home and abroad and the 4th Amendment.
Serving in Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and back to work.
A group of high-profile business leaders sounded the alarm about the deficit. Top executives from Honeywell, JPMorgan and Express Scripts as part of a campaign to enact major deficit reduction through the negotiations over the “fiscal cliff.”
Proposition 120 would amend the state's constitution to declare Arizona's sovereignty and jurisdiction over the "air, water, public lands, minerals, wildlife and other natural resources within the state's boundaries."
Name a tax hike, spending bill or new regulation, and very likely McGovern supported it. But after he left the Senate in 1981, something happened that profoundly changed several of his most deeply held views. McGovern went into business
The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House of Representatives committee.
Goldman Sachs's equity strategy team led by David Kostin are convinced that the S&P 500 will sink to 1,250 by the end of the year. This is down around 13 percent from current levels.
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, the outspoken Pennsylvania centrist whose switch from Republican to Democrat ended a 30-year career in which he played a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations, died Sunday. He was 82.
A California congressman helped secure tax breaks for racehorse owners — then purchased seven horses for himself when the new rules kicked in. A Wyoming congresswoman co-sponsored legislation to double the life span of federal grazing permits that
A Pennsylvania lawmaker’s refusal to lead the Pledge of Allegiance sparked an onslaught of controversy.