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Latest Drew Hammill Items
The legislative zeal that drove House Republicans in the last Congress has evaporated and they are headed for one of the least accomplished years on record, according to the latest findings in The Washington Times' Legislative Futility Index.
A Georgia congressman said Wednesday that House Republicans will redouble efforts to replace President Obama's health care law with a "patient-centered" alternative that uses tax breaks to make insurance affordable without imposing mandates on Americans.
This month's must-pass spending bill gives the GOP another opportunity to try to kill President Obama's health care law, but most Republican leaders are shying away from that, saying it's not worth going to the brink of a shutdown over the 3-year-old law.
Congressional Republicans named six conservative opponents of tax increases to President Obama's debt commission Friday, and the panel now only awaits House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's picks before it can get started.
The Congressional Budget Office says President Obama's giant economic recovery bill actually will end up hurting American workers' paychecks in the long run.