| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:58 PM
WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:26 AM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming is a vast, beautifully rugged and sparsely populated state. Stick around long enough and you’re bound to hear, more than once, its description as “a small town with really long streets.”
The vintage is...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:35 PM
How important is a voting block of 40 Republicans and 60 Democrats in the House? The special committee trying to reduce the federal deficit has the chance to find out, if only they're brave enough to take it....
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
BILLINGS, Mont. — Facing mounting pressure from lawmakers over gray wolves, wildlife advocates reached an agreement with the Obama administration Friday to lift protections for the species in Montana and Idaho and allow hunting. The settlement...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Washington -- A Democratic strategist apologized Thursday for a comment questioning Ann Romney's qualifications to advise her husband on women's economic issues, while the Romney campaign sought to exploit the controversy to help fix a gender gap...