WASHINGTON (Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press) – U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan — once again — joined the move to dump House Speaker John Boehner as his party's leader in the chamber. It didn't work: Boehner, R-Ohio, was elected to...
The last remaining hope for an immigration bill to get through Congress died Thursday morning when House leadership informed Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., that his bill would not be considered this year.
President Obama said Thursday that new sanctions on Russia will "impose a cost" for its military incursion into Ukraine, and he again called on Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to de-escalate the crisis.
"This problem's been around for at least the last 15 years. It's been turned into a political football, I think it's unfair. So I think it's time to deal with it," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Thursday.
President Obama told Congress during tonight's State of the Union Address that he wants to work with them on plans to improve the nation's economy -- but he also vowed to take executive action if necessary.
Democrats in Congress had been clamoring loudly for another extension of what's known as Emergency Unemployment Compensation, or EUC, a program that adds 14 to 47 weeks of unemployment checks after regular state benefits are exhausted.