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A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Obama for his signature.
House Republicans powered through a bill Tuesday to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying the recent conviction of a Philadelphia abortion provider for killing newborn babies has revived the contentious debate.
A group of House Republicans are sharply questioning a lengthy delay by the Obama administration this year in producing a mandatory report that details the government's regulatory agenda and what impact it will have on businesses and the economy.
The House passed a domestic-violence bill Wednesday along largely party lines despite a warning from the White House that President Obama would veto it.
Rep. David Dreier, the chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee, said Wednesday that he won't seek re-election this year, ending a more than three-decade congressional career and setting up a potential scramble for his panel's chairmanship.
Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is pushing a fundamental agenda shift that aggressively brings a new question into the debate: What are people getting for their money?
A House Republican who chairs a panel that oversees education said the federal government has failed to adequately protect college students' personal information since it began directly issuing student loans.
The House voted Wednesday to ban teaching medical centers from using federal money to train doctors on how to perform abortions, the latest in a series of pro-life measures pushed by the Republican majority.