Rep. Andy Harris dismissed supporters of the Affordable Care Act who are showing up at town hall meetings across the nation and said he would not conduct such meetings until Republicans release a plan to replace the law.
Rep. Paul Ryan should seize this opportunity as speaker to clean the slate by shutting down the wasteful Benghazi Committee, eliminating the indefensible Planned Parenthood panel and sending the ridiculous IRS impeachment resolution to the dustbin of history. These are all remnants of Speaker Boehner's legacy — not Speaker Ryan's.
Members of Congress pressed for more information about how a giant surveillance balloon broke free of its moorings at Aberdeen Proving Ground, as troops resorted to shotgun blasts Thursday to deflate the errant aircraft.
Giant high-tech blimps deployed east of Baltimore were developed to provide an early warning if the nation were ever attacked with cruise missiles, drones or other low-flying weapons. But after 17 years of research and $2.7 billion spent by the Pentagon, the system known as JLENS doesn't work as envisioned.
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told a gathering of federal employees on Wednesday that he anticipates an "unprecedented and extremely damaging assault" on federal employees this year by the GOP-controlled Congress.
WASHINGTON -- A video of Montgomery County Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen battling with House Republicans over legislation to reopen government agencies has gone viral -- picking up 1.7 million views in recent days -- as lawmakers continue to wrestle over a deal to end the weeks long budget impasse.