In a close vote Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved 217 -210 a measure that cuts food stamps by $39 billion over the next decade — a move that is expected to provoke a political showdown with Democrats. The bill failed to garner a single Democratic vote; 15 Republicans voted against the bill, as well.

Some committed constitutionalists have forced Speaker of the House John Boehner to forward a bill that funds all of government, except ObamaCare.

A brutal political fight is playing out on Capitol Hill as members of Congress try to preserve their exemption from part of ObamaCare.

In a statement to reporters, Senator Carl Levin of Michigan indicated that the Senate may not take up this year's NDAA before the end of the session.

During hearings on the proposal to attack Syria, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) taught Secretary of State John Kerry about the Constitution and the separation of powers.

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