Rep. Kurt Schrader, an Oregon Democrat who is a member of the House Budget Committee, said Thursday he doesn't think unemployment benefits set to expire for approximately 1.3 million Americans later this month will be extended, either this month or next.
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Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, had a pretty direct request for GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida Thursday after being presented with Mr. Rubio's criticism that the budget deal Mr. Ryan helped broker is going to make it harder for Americans to achieve the American Dream.
An aide to President Obama said Wednesday that the White House had no security concerns about a phony sign-language interpreter who stood next to the president as he eulogized Nelson Mandela.
Sen. Lamar Alexander said Wednesday that he was "stunned" to learn that law enforcement officials had searched the home of his chief of staff over allegations of child pornography.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, sent a letter to House budget leaders Tuesday asking her state to be exempted from a Transportation Security Administration fee hike in the budget proposal.
Sen. Rand Paul added his name to the list of lawmakers opposing the bipartisan budget deal carved out between House and Senate negotiators, saying it is "shameful" to restore previously agreed to spending cuts in exchange for promises of future deficit reduction.
Sen. Bill Nelson downplayed President Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro, saying that all the hoopla over the greeting has been overblown and that it was not a big deal, given that it happened at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
The head of Heritage Action for America said the spending deal struck between congressional budget negotiators is a win for President Obama and a loss for the nation.
The disapproval of President Obama's job performance has hit an all-time low in a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll.
Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican who serves as the Senate's unofficial watchdog, panned the budget package that congressional negotiators unveiled that would restore some of the previously agreed to spending cuts, force federal employees to pay more into their pensions and raises airlines fees.
The Senate Conservatives Fund is supporting Sen. Pat Robert's challenger in the 2014 Kansas primary.
The National Republican Congress Committee rolled out a radio ad in West Virginia Tuesday knocking Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall for assuring voters they will be able to keep their health care plan under Obamacare.
The Club for Growth said Tuesday that it will stay out of the GOP Senate primary in Texas following the news that Rep. Steve Stockman is launching a primary challenge against Sen. John Cornyn, the Senate's second-ranking Republican.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that the details of the multiyear budget deal that is being worked out between House and Senate budget negotiators remains sketchy, but that he does not like what he has heard so far about the proposal.
Democrats have blamed much of the gridlock on Capitol Hill on a number of GOP extremists who won't accept legislation that is not perfect in their minds.