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Speaker enrolls Keystone bill, urges Obama to sign it

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Congress' Republican leadership has made it official, formally enrolling legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline and urging President Barack Obama to sign it. Full Story

What's Ahead for The 114th Congress

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:48 PM

What's Ahead for The 114th Congress
Pomp and circumstance overshadowed harsher political realities in Washington Tuesday, as Republicans officially took full control of Congress for the first time in eight years. Full Story

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform

posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform
Ignoring furious Republicans, President Obama issued an executive order on immigration Thursday night, sparing nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and focusing enforcement efforts on felons instead of families. Full Story

Father of the Green Revolution Immortalized in Bronze

posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Father of the Green Revolution Immortalized in Bronze
Bronze sculpture of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug is place in the Statuary Hall. Full Story

Speaker Boehner visits California for drought bill

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:27 PM

House Speaker John Boehner visited a dusty California field on Wednesday, joining Central Valley Republicans to announce an emergency drought-relief bill to help farmers through what is certain to be a devastating year. Full Story

2013 in Review

posted on December 27, 2013 at 5:04 PM

2013 in Review
2013 began in a similar fashion as the year it followed: as lawmakers dealt with a severe case of “electile dysfunction” in Washington. Full Story

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington

posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington
While both sides of the aisle lamented the spending reductions the full impact of the cuts likely will be felt later rather than sooner. Half of the $85 billion will come out of the defense budget. The remaining amount is slated to come from... Full Story

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