| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:16 PM
President Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. But partisan divisions and political sensitivities in Congress make it unlikely lawmakers will...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Just before leaving for summer recess at the end of July, the House of Representatives turned to the issue of Iraq. Throughout June, President Obama had steadily increased the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq from an initial 275 to nearly 800. Military...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:43 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an acknowledgement that a decision had not been made on whether to launch air strikes against the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON -- The House passed the first of a pair of bills aimed at reining in what Republicans call a pattern of overreach by the executive branch under President Obama.
Democrats decried the base-pleasing measure as a political stunt. Immigration...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:28 AM
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives easily approved a new five-year farm bill Wednesday, ending nearly two years of contentious debate over how to cut agriculture subsidies and nutrition programs.
The final vote was 251-166. The Senate is...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:35 AM
WASHINGTON--More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps awoke on Friday to deal with the harsh reality that their benefits will decrease because emergency payments from the federal government to stimulate the economy have expired.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
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| Jul 31, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Richard Simon Responding to the public furor over bonuses paid to executives of Wall Street firms bailed out by taxpayers, the House today voted to give shareholders a bigger say over compensation in the first piece of President Obama's......