Failing to fund a response means less tracking, less understanding, slower creation of a vaccine and more people infected.
It's getting warmer, and lawmakers just keep fighting.
"The Appropriations process cannot be used to 'de-fund' the agency. The agency has the ability to continue to collect and
If the Republican leadership can sell it to enough of its members, it could be a way out of the perpetual crisis machine that the budget has become. By separating the politics from the actual real-world results, it allows both factions of the Republican Party to get what they want.
Stepp, who works as an attorney, faced slim chances in defeating the long-serving incumbent. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) was
Professional. Bipartisan. Serious. Mature. Those are four words that you would not ordinarily associate with Washington politics. But guess what? The Republican House and the Democratic president actually came together on an issue.
If tensions between the United States and Russia continue to escalate, however, it's safe to bet that pressure on members
As members of Congress and the Obama administration scramble to respond to the increasing threat posed by the Russian military in Ukraine, economic sanctions are emerging as the United States' preferred method of exercising its leverage.
Among the senators who backed further sanctions on Monday was another wealthy member, North Carolina Democrat Sen. Kay Hagan
Another provision in the bill would neuter recently announced policies curbing U.S. investment in coal projects overseas
Republican Congressman Hal Rogers brought so many federal dollars home to eastern Kentucky’s coal country, he was crowned
Rogers, despite his own desires, summed up the chances of a conference by saying, "Possibly, but not likely." "Irony abounds
"Will Sen. Reid really deny workers a paycheck in order to avoid sitting down at a table with Republicans and simply talking
The backbenchers that have engineered this train wreck may not be embarrassed by their handiwork, but party veterans clearly want no part of it.