Democrats Stage Sit-In On House Floor Over Gun Control Just days after four gun control measures failed to pass in the U.S. Senate, House Democrats are staging their own historic protest on the floor of the lower chamber over firearm safety legislation.
Tempers Likely To Soar In Summer Congressional SessionSummertime in presidential election years is often a time when Congress lowers its sights and focuses more on what it simply must do.
Bold Promises, But Thin Agenda So Far For Ryan-Led HouseHouse Speaker Paul Ryan promises a bold, election-year agenda of replacing the health care law and fighting poverty. While GOP task forces are talking about national security, jobs and health care, the House floor has largely been turned over to the obscure and the arcane.
House GOP Unveils Short-Term Highway Funding ExtensionHouse Republicans are calling for a brief extension of highway and mass transit funding to prevent a cut-off in construction as early as this summer.
House Votes To Undo President Obama's Immigration PoliciesThe House has passed legislation to overturn President Barack Obama's immigration actions and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as children.
Rep. Hensarling From Texas Not Running For U.S. House Majority Leader The contest to fill the vacuum left by the lightning downfall of Rep. Eric Cantor narrowed on Thursday as Rep. Jeb Hensarling said he will not run for Cantor's vacated post as House majority leader.
Obamacare Congressional Hearing Held In RichardsonMembers of the U.S. Congress came to North Texas Monday to discuss concerns about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
House Votes To Derail Obamacare, Fund GovernmentThe GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama's health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a partial shutdown of the government in a week and a half.
House Panel Tours Texas-Mexico BorderThe chairman of the House Homeland Security committee said Tuesday in South Texas that the U.S. Border Patrol's resources in the area are "woefully inadequate."
House Rejects Effort To Cut NSA Spying ProgramThe House has voted to continue the collection of hundreds of millions of Americans' phone records in the fight against terrorism.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours
Williams Drops Senate Race To Run For HouseFormer Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams is dropping out of a run for U.S. Senate to campaign for a seat in the House instead.