The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker. The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.
Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.
As the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.
Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, is asking employees at cafes in the Washington D.C. area to scribble the words “Come Together” on cups for drink orders on Thursday and Friday.
President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, saying Kerry’s entire life “has prepared him for this role.”
David Letterman’s “stupid human tricks” and Top 10 lists vaulted into the ranks of cultural acclaim as the comedian received this year’s Kennedy Center Honors.
My weekly, “I hate the Cowboys Opponents Rant,” where my hate for the other team is rooted in highly non-sensical reasoning and the fact that I’ve generally never even stepped foot in most of the opposing team’s cities.
A group of 12 brave military heroes and their guests left Dallas Love Field for a two-day tour of Washington D.C. as part of the ‘Faces of Freedom’ program.
Looming large in the lame-duck session is the need for President Obama and Congress to figure out how to avoid the double economic hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts.
Texans will send four new representatives to Congress this year, the result of adding 4.3 million residents between 2000 and 2010. Republicans will continue to dominate the delegation in Washington.
More than 40 veterans of World War II will be going on a special mission Friday morning, traveling from North Texas to the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. for the first time.
More than 1,000 motorcycles lined up from Dallas to Lewisville over the weekend to support a young Army sergeant fighting to make a miraculous recovery.