Congress

House GOP Members Planning Blitz of IRS-Related Bills

Inspired by the IRS' scrutiny of tax-exempt political groups linked to the Tea Party, House GOP members are rolling out bills opposed to government abuse. More 

House Votes to Let NSA Spying Continue

An amendment that would have limited the NSA’s power to collect American's electronic records failed in the House by a vote of 217-205. More 

Senators Reach Student Loan Deal

A group of Senators have reached a bipartisan deal on student loan rates that Harry Reid said Thursday the Senate could vote on as soon as later that day. More 

Senates Reaches Compromise On Filibuster

Current rules on the filibuster will remain in place, but several Obama appointees will receive confirmation votes under a compromise reached in the Senate. More 

GOP Might Split Farm Bill Up

House Republicans are currently debating whether or not to separate the food stamps portion of the Farm Bill from the rest of the legislative package. More 

What’s In the $1 Trillion Farm Bill?

Last night, the Senate passed a new farm bill that the Congressional Budget Office estimates will cost taxpayers $955 billion over the next 10 years. More 

Once Again, House Republicans Vote to Repeal Obamacare

By a vote of 229-195, the House voted -- for the 37th time -- to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. More