Obama's 2016 budget proposal dares the GOP-controlled Congress to play defense without appearing to favor the ultra-rich or corporations who put billions in earnings abroad.

Following up on last year’s congressional efforts to audit the Federal Reserve, Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has re-introduced a bill that would subject the Federal Reserve to a full audit. A similar bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Republican Congressman Thomas Massie of Kentucky.

A new congressional caucus,started by nine Republicans, promises to defend freedom in a hostile environment:  the Congress of the United States.

The fallout from the House Republican leadership’s decision to cancel a vote on a controversial abortion bill on Thursday continues, with conservative activists warning that Republicans who moved to scuttle the bill may face primary challenges in 2016.

House Republicans passed one abortion bill Thursday after abruptly dropping another one earlier in the day.