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A House bill being introduced Thursday seeks to protect the religious freedom of individuals, institutions and businesses that are increasingly being punished or harassed for their beliefs on marriage.
House Republicans released a draft bill Tuesday to repeal the ill-defined way physicians are paid under Medicare in a bid to finally end the annual Capitol Hill scramble to find extra cash to pay the doctors.
In a case that attracted national attention, Philadelphia inner-city abortion provider Kermit B. Gosnell was found guilty of first-degree murder Monday in the deaths of three born-alive babies by "snipping" their spines.
On a biggest day of the year for candy hearts and chocolate kisses, a bipartisan group of lawmakers argued that conditions are right to finally rein in federal sugar subsidies.
Each of them takes an oath to defend the Constitution, but many House lawmakers either don't understand the founding document or don't take its precepts seriously, according to an analysis by The Washington Times that studied the constitutional backing that representatives submitted for each of the more than 3,000 bills they introduced in 2011.
At a House hearing punctuated by the wails of a Chinese woman mourning a baby that was forcibly aborted 17 years ago, lawmakers said there were signs that increased domestic and international pressure on Chinese officials to end the country's one-child policy was beginning to have an effect.
House Republican leaders are quietly working with Mitt Romney's campaign to fashion a unified GOP health care platform to replace President Obama's health law, according to lawmakers involved in the effort.
A key House Republican said Wednesday that GOP lawmakers are preparing a sweeping overhaul of health care in anticipation of a chance to pass something this summer after the Supreme Court rules on President Obama's health law.
House Republicans on Tuesday moved to strike from the books the long-term care insurance program originally included in President Obama's massive health care law, approving a bill to repeal the program even though the administration already said it was abandoning the idea as financially unworkable.