- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
- Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates
- S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda
- Teen from ‘Jihad Jane’ plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges
- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
- Illinois readies to spend $100M for Obama museum in Chicago
- John Edwards back in court — this time as a lawyer for Va. boy’s malpractice case
- Covered California reports more than 200K in overtime Obamacare sign-ups
- Thanks, Chuck: Hagel says U.S. sending Ukraine sleeping mats, helmets
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In years past, the fact that Senate and House GOP leaders meandered their way to the Republican Main Street Partnership gathering this weekend in Florida's picturesque Amelia Island would hardly raise an eyebrow.
Rep. John Yarmuth, Kentucky Democrat, said Wednesday that there are enough votes in the House to pass comprehensive immigration reform if Speaker John A. Boehner were to bring it up for a vote.
The head of a conservative advocacy group is calling on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to turn down an invitation to attend a conference being hosted by a moderate Republican organization, warning that by going, Mr. Cantor could hurt his standing with the GOP's grassroots leaders.
Conservatives are increasingly targeting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, arguing that he has abandoned conservative principles and protesting his planned meeting with moderate and liberal Republicans.
More than 100 members of Congress have signed a letter sent to House Speaker John A. Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging them to ensure the House Appropriations Committee does not include provisions in spending bills for the next fiscal year that the members say hinder research into the causes of gun violence and the enforcement of gun laws.
Rep. Duncan Hunter on Tuesday asked Congress to evaluate whether enough states have officially called for a constitutional convention to propose a balanced budget amendment — marking the next step toward what could be an historic gathering.
Rep. Mike Rogers said last week that he would not seek another term. Earlier this year, Rep. Buck McKeon, the head of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Doc Hastings, head of the House Natural Resources Committee, announced that they too were leaving Congress at the end of their current term.
Democrats such as Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey said Congress could still approve a new structure that scraps the unpopular Medicare formula and replaces it with a permanent system that rewards doctors for quality of care, a longstanding goal for both parties.
House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday that he does not think that the Senate Democrats push to restore unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed is workable.