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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was gravely wounded in a shooting at a constituent event in Tucson, Ariz., in January 2011 is expected to make a surprise appearance and testify at Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, according to multiple reports.
The Miami Herald is reporting that the FBI on Tuesday night raided the office of a doctor whom news reports have linked with embattled Sen. Robert Menendez, the man poised to take over as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
A pair of powerful Republicans in the House sent yet another letter to the Treasury Department — their fourth so far — demanding documents related to the Obama administration's decision to extend tax subsidies to people who will enroll in federally run exchanges as part of the president's signature health care law.
Sen. Ted Cruz, an outspoken freshman from Texas, announced Tuesday he has joined the ranks of lawmakers who are still seeking a legislative repeal of President Obama's health-care law in the new Congress.
The House Judiciary Committee will hold its first immigration hearing on Feb. 5, as congressional Republicans begin to grapple with the hot-potato political issue.
Unhappy with the list of witnesses scheduled to testify at Wednesday's gun violence Senate hearing, Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she plans to hold a separate hearing with witnesses more inclined to back gun control.
President Obama on Tuesday directed the U.S. to spend an additional $155 million to aid Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in that country.
A Colorado Senate committee defeated a bill Monday that would have allowed teachers to carry concealed weapons to school even as hundreds of K-12 educators packed a free firearms-training class.
Lashing out at the bipartisan immigration framework that lawmakers floated Monday on Capitol Hill, the leader of Tea Party Nation said that Republicans are committing "political suicide" and "paying Democrats for the privilege of killing themselves."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Monday to raise the state's minimum wage by $1.25 per hour, countering with scaled-back plan to phase in a $1 increase over the next three years.
The right-leaning Heritage Foundation released a new congressional scorecard Monday that showed that the group's newly-recruited boss shared the top spot in the last Congress when it came to sticking to basic conservative principles.
The immigration overhaul framework top senators released Monday relies heavily on more drones to patrol the border with Mexico as a key way to control the flow of illegal immigrants.
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue tops a new poll asking Peach State voters whom they want to replace retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss
A freshman Republican congressman said Monday he will reject both the House health plan and his lawmaker's pension, saying he came to Washington to get work done, not to take taxpayers' money.
President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden met with police chiefs and sheriffs from around the country to talk about gun violence Monday.
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