Three Republicans who are considering a run for the White House pitched their views on Saturday for how conservatives can retake power in Washington.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Jan 30- A top White House official voiced confidence on Thursday that Republicans would agree in the next few weeks to lift the country's borrowing limit without using the confrontational tactics that rattled financial markets in past years.
If he's saying he's doing this without going through Congress, then I have no idea what he is proposing, says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), sharing his thoughts on President Obama's call for a new kind of retirement plan.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his views on President Obama's promise to sidestep Congress if necessary, to narrow the gap of income inequality, implement tax and immigration reform and develop the nation's energy supplies. We are very worried about President Obama going overboard on energy regulations, says Ryan.
WASHINGTON, Jan 25- President Barack Obama will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to do more to help poor and middle-class Americans move up the economic ladder. After Obama's speech, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, will deliver a response on behalf of her party.
WASHINGTON, Jan 13- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voiced tentative support on Tuesday for a $1.1 trillion spending bill, signaling likely passage and removing one source of potential drama ahead of the 2014 elections.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
HONOLULU, Dec 26- President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a compromise budget that reduces the risk of another government shutdown and a defense bill that cracks down on sexual assault in the military and smooths the path for transferring detainees from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Surprise! Washington could be slightly less dysfunctional next year. Keep an eye on the debt ceiling, tax reform and mid-term elections. POLITICO's Ben White reports.
In an exclusive interview with Larry Kudlow, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses the budget deal, the Fed's decision to taper, and veterans' pensions.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Budget Committee chairman, weighs in on how the passed budget plan will impact disabled veterans' pension. We owe so much to the men and women who fight for us: veterans will not take a 1 percent pension reduction, says Ryan.
The Fed needs to get back to "sound money," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Dec 18- The U.S. Senate passed a two-year budget deal on Wednesday to ease automatic spending cuts and reduce the risk of a government shutdown, but fights were already breaking out over how to implement the budget pact.
WASHINGTON, Dec 18- Even as a touch of bipartisan bonhomie settles over Washington with the passage of a budget compromise, conservatives in Congress are planning their next attempt to rein in government spending when the U.S. bumps up against its borrowing limit in the spring.
WASHINGTON, Dec 18- Even as a touch of bipartisan bonhomie settles over Washington with the pending passage of a budget compromise, conservatives in Congress are planning their next attempt to rein in government spending when the U.S. bumps up against its borrowing limit in the spring.
Don Warren, Columbia University associate professor, and Bill Kriston, The Weekly Standard, discuss the bipartisan budget deal and Paul Ryan success.
WASHINGTON, Dec 17- A two-year U.S. budget deal that eases some automatic spending cuts cleared a crucial Senate test vote on Tuesday, all but assuring its passage by a simple majority later this week in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
WASHINGTON, Dec 17- A two-year U.S. budget deal on Tuesday cleared a Senate procedural vote that all but assured its passage by a simple majority later this week in the Democratic-controlled chamber.
WASHINGTON, Dec 16- Conservatives in the U.S. Senate are unlikely to stop passage of a two-year budget bill this week, with some Republicans expected to join Democrats in the Senate in voting for the measure.
WASHINGTON, Dec 15- The Republican co-author of a rare bipartisan budget deal in Congress defended the agreement from opposition in his own party on Sunday as an asset that could help Republicans capture the Senate next year and the White House in 2016..
Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) says the Patty Murray - Paul Ryan budget deal "will pass in the Senate." He says the deal enables us to "prioritize spending."