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A Republican congressman asked President Obama's top health official on Thursday to declare whether a specific morning-after pill is an abortion-causing drug.
A top House Republican accused the FAA of a "shocking lapse of management" in giving the airlines just "hours" notice before furloughing air traffic controllers, leaving the industry struggling to adjust to major flight delays.
Portraits of congressional members cost $40,000 a pop and a Republican lawmaker from Louisiana is wondering: Why should taxpayers be paying for this?
The Pentagon is reconsidering a reduction in the number of its generals and flag officers as its active duty ranks decrease by 100,000 troops over the next five years, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.
Acting with striking unity, Congress on Thursday passed a $1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, heading off a government shutdown showdown and beginning to rearrange some of the sequester cuts.
Acting with striking unity, Congress on Thursday passed a $1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, heading off a government-shutdown showdown and beginning to rearrange some of the sequester cuts.
Four House Democrats are asking fellow party members to consider blocking funds for the Army's battlefield intelligence processor, citing the system's huge costs and failed operational tests.
More than 10 weeks after Superstorm Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, the House approved $50.7 billion in emergency relief for the victims Tuesday night as Republican leaders struggled to close out an episode that exposed painful party divisions inside Congress and out.
The House voted Tuesday against cutting the budget to pay for Superstorm Sandy relief spending, in a showdown that underscored the deep consensus in Congress for deficit spending when a natural disaster strikes.
The House on Tuesday approved $50 billion in emergency funds for Superstorm Sandy relief, rejecting conservatives' plea to offset the spending with cuts as most lawmakers said worries about the deficit need to take a back seat when natural disasters strike.
Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.
New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican leadership had decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Under intense pressure from angry Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner agreed Wednesday to a vote this week on aid for Superstorm Sandy recovery.
House Republicans proposed a $27 billion emergency spending bill for Superstorm Sandy relief on Tuesday, preparing to rush the measure through the House with just two days left before the current congressional session ends.
The Senate on Friday approved a $60.4 billion emergency spending aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy that had been backed by Senate Democrats.