posted on October 30, 2015 at 5:52 PM
In a move reminiscent of Houdini, congressional leaders freed themselves from the chains of gridlock this week, pushing a two-year bipartisan budget-and-debt deal through a heavily divided Congress.
posted on July 31, 2015 at 6:05 PM
For the 34th time since 2009, Congress passed another in a series of short-term transportation funding extensions early this week.
posted on July 24, 2015 at 6:29 PM
Under The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act passed by the House of Representatives this week, food companies would not be required to disclose whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients.
posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:05 PM
Falling just one vote shy of Senate approval, the Keystone XL pipeline, a political hot potato for nearly six years, was punted by lawmakers again this week.
posted on January 31, 2014 at 2:55 PM
After years of drafts, amendments and delays, the near $1 trillion Farm Bill finally made it through the House of Representatives this week winning bipartisan support.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:42 PM
House conservatives have urged major cuts as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, has doubled in cost since 2008.
posted on May 17, 2013 at 6:31 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court rules on seed patents, it’s déjà vu for the House and Senate agriculture committees as they begin work, again, on the Farm Bill, and a study to determine the right balance of cash and chemicals for grain farmers enters its...