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.
A vote on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is likely to come up in March as Senator Mitch McConnell, Representative Paul Ryan, and Senator Orrin Hatch line up Republican votes to push for Obama’s U.S.-Atlantic-Pacific merger pacts.
The IRS, claiming hardship after a small budget cut, says it won't be able to help taxpayers navigate the treacherous waters of ObamaCare this year.
Congressional Republicans are eyeing the budget process to enact tax reform. Senator John Thune of South Dakota is leading the push for Republicans to utilize budget reconciliation to ultimately overhaul the corporate tax code.
Conservative members of Congress are frustrated with House Speaker John Boehner’s leadership and are expected to opt for a change on January 6, when the official speaker’s election is held. While this vote is typically just a formality, conservative lawmakers are hoping to use the opportunity to remove the Ohio Republican, who has served as speaker since 2011.