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It has been looming for months, but Congress' debate over how to deal with sexual assaults in the U.S. military could get lost in the end-of-year shuffle as Senate Democrats find themselves with little time to tackle the budget, presidential nominations and a host of other major priorities.
EXCLUSIVE: The Washington Times has learned just 101 members of the House of Representatives have enrolled in the Washington, D.C. health care exchange. The deadline to sign up is Monday.
Will Rogers once said, "All government programs have three things in common: a beginning, a muddle and no ending." Perhaps the most pre-eminent example of this in our time is the wind Production Tax Credit, a decades-old subsidy that should end upon its expiration at the end of the year.
Let the NFL worry how its fans will handle a cold weather Super Bowl in New Jersey.
Even as it is under fire for lack of accomplishments, the House struck a bipartisan note Thursday by easily passing a bill designed to crack down on bogus patent lawsuits that lawmakers say are sapping innovation.
House Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday it took him "three to four hours" to sign up for Obamacare, but he made it through eventually.
Even as it is under fire for lack of accomplishments, the House struck a bipartisan note Thursday, easily passing a bill designed to crack down on bogus patent lawsuits that lawmakers say are sapping innovation.
Lawmakers said they made "great progress" toward reaching a farm bill deal in a meeting Wednesday morning as they push toward a final agreement that could be a year-end bright spot for an otherwise unproductive Congress.
Pushing back against claims he's leading a do-nothing Congress, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday ticked off a half-dozen significant bills he and his colleagues have passed but that are awaiting Senate action.