| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The board of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange voted Tuesday night to overhaul its troubled healthcare website by adopting the smooth-running technology platform developed by Connecticut.
Maryland has spent about $125.5 million operating and building...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into two key Senate races this week -- another clear signal that the GOP establishment will try to stop tea party candidates from winning primaries as Republicans try to wrest control of the Senate from...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
WASHINGTON — By approving a government spending bill that would halt money for President Obama's healthcare law, the House on Friday provoked a confrontation with the Senate, which is likely to engage in a contentious debate leaving little time to...
| Jan 4, 2011
Republican opponents of food safety legislation are already promising a fight over its funding, even before it becomes law.
President Barack Obama was scheduled to sign the bill on Tuesday. It allows the Food and Drug Administration to increase...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:17 PM
A senator can take stands for sheer political purposes. A president doesn't always believe he has that luxury.
Case in point: Barack Obama.
When he was a junior senator from Illinois, Obama once voted against lifting the debt ceiling, a shot at...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Newt Gingrich's presidential candidacy is only days old, and more than a decade after he last campaigned for public office, he's clearly shaking off some rust.
On Tuesday, the former House speaker stepped up outreach to conservatives in an attempt to...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Legislation introduced by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) would require applicants for federally subsidized jobless benefits to fill out a questionnaire used for drug screening to determine whether they should then have to take a drug test. Those identified as...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:48 PM
The Senate is gone, the House is packing up, and for now that means working Americans will see their taxes rise in January.
The Capitol emptied to an eerie quiet on Tuesday, with no signs of negotiations toward a compromise that would save an expiring...
| Aug 16, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Katie Fretland and Bob Secter and updated Nation, many of you have heard about the satirically pompous late-night TV comedian who claims that politicians who brave an appearance on his show will be swaddled in electoral mojo. Well, in......
| Jan 12, 2009
| 4:24 AM
by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
| Sep 9, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Cass Sunstein, the president's pick to serve as White House regulatory chief, has drawn fire for some of the things he has had to say. Glenn Beck, the conservative FOX News Channel commentator whose attacks on another......