McConnell is looking for a way out of the legislative box canyon that doesn't include capitulating on Flint, which GOP leaders fear would start a revolt among House tea party conservatives. The Senate has passed $220 million worth of aid to Flint and other cities grappling with lead-tainted water and want the package added to the temporary spending bill.
WASHINGTON— Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. The legislation, known as JASTA, gives victims' families the right to sue in U.S. court for any role that...
A week overdue, the GOP announced on Thursday an unconventional slate of speakers for next week's Republican National Convention.
WASHINGTON, April 26- U.S. House of Representatives Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he is "hopeful" lawmakers can move legislation on Puerto Rico out of the House before the U.S. territory must make a $1.55 billion debt payment in July. But lawmakers will not be able to address the island's fiscal crisis before May 1, when Puerto Rico is due to make a...
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy compares Donald Trump to the GOP dynamic that swept actor Arnold Schwarzenegger into the governor's office.
The billionaire real estate mogul still leads all GOP rivals with 25 percent of the vote. In September, he drew 21 percent.
Email scandal? Forget it. It's another BS scandal drummed up by the GOP against Hillary Clinton, says James Carville.
Here's why 42 GOP reps crossed the Tea Party to save the Ex-Im Bank, says Rep. Gwen Moore.
The U.S. House of Representatives could attempt to pass legislation this month raising the amount the federal government is allowed to borrow.
With the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, time is running out for Joe Biden to enter the 2016 race. NBC News reports.
GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie has a very simple view on the House's current state of flux.
Making Paul Ryan speaker would solve a lot of problems. So what's the holdup?, asks Larry Kudlow.
The billionaire tech impresario said in a tweet he may run for the House's top spot.
Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), says if the House can't find a single consensus candidate he's calling to reconsider building an entire team.
Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), explains why he thinks Speaker John Boehner is to blame for the current state of disarray among House Republicans.
Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), discusses the GOP's efforts to find a House Speaker after Kevin McCarthy withdraws from the run.
Rep. Peter King, (R-N.Y.), and Harold Ford, Morgan Stanley managing director, discuss the chaos in the House of Representatives.
Rep. Peter King, (R-N.Y.), discusses the GOP leadership shakeup in the House of Representatives.
With Rep. Kevin McCarthy dropping out of the race for House Speaker, who will succeed Boehner? CNBC's John Harwood looks at the turmoil in the House of Representatives and the eleventh hour scramble to find a new leader.
Ed Mills, sr. financial policy analyst at FBR Capital Markets, discusses what's next now that Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn from consideration as House Speaker.