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Rep. Camp Receiving Treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Rep. Camp Receiving Treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

(Right, Dave Camp) Tom Williams/Roll Call (WASHINGTON) — Rep. David Camp of Michigan is being treated for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma reports a press release by the House of Representatives.Rep. Camp is the Chairman for the Ways and Means Committee. Althou…

Obama Urges House to ‘Do The Right Thing’ on Tax Cuts

Obama Urges House to ‘Do The Right Thing’ on Tax Cuts

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is urging the Republican-led House of Representatives to follow the Senate’s lead and “do the right thing” to extend middle class tax cuts.Speaking to reporters a…

Boehner: Accusations Against Clinton Aide ‘Pretty Dangerous’

Boehner: Accusations Against Clinton Aide ‘Pretty Dangerous’

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For the second time in two days a top Republican has rejected claims by Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other Republicans that an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ties to a radical Islamic organiz…

Women Get Short Straw for Pay on Capitol Hill

Women Get Short Straw for Pay on Capitol Hill

(File Photo) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Testifying on Capitol Hill as a woman can be tough. But being a woman working for the Republican leadership can also be tough — on your pocketbook.Men who work for House Republican leaders — a…

Versailles in Florida: Will It Be the Largest Home in America?

Versailles in Florida: Will It Be the Largest Home in America?

ABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) — A home under construction in Florida could hold the distinction of being the largest house in the United States if it is completed.The American Versailles, at 90,000 square feet, is bigger than a 747 airplane hangar and inclu…

House Votes to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

House Votes to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives voted today to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It was the 33rd time Republicans have voted to chip away at, defund, or repeal the health care law. Democrats called the move a political charade since …

House Planning Yet Another Vote to Repeal Healthcare Law

House Planning Yet Another Vote to Repeal Healthcare Law

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When it comes to House Republican efforts to repeal President Obama’s healthcare law, it’s a case of, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again — and then try some more.The Republican-c…

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Likely Out Past Labor Day

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Likely Out Past Labor Day

US Congress(CHICAGO) — Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will likely not return to Congress until after Labor Day, a senior aide close to the congressman told ABC News.The source also denied a rumor reported on the Chicago WLS talk radio show Roe & Roeper th…

Nevada Rep. Shelley Berkley Combats Allegations of Ethics Violations

Nevada Rep. Shelley Berkley Combats Allegations of Ethics Violations

US Congress(WASHINGTON) — After the House Ethics committee decided to move forward its investigation of alleged ethics violations by Rep. Shelley Berkley, the Nevada Democratic maintained a cool composure as she insisted her actions were motivated not…

House Gears Up to Repeal Obamacare — Again

House Gears Up to Repeal Obamacare — Again

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Less than two weeks after the Supreme Court upheld the president’s health care reform law, the House of Representatives is set to vote to repeal the legislation again in what Democrats have decried as a polit…

Congressman Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner Jim Ready

Congressman Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner Jim Ready

United States Senate(BOSTON) — Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., tied the knot with his long time partner Jim Ready this weekend, according to a news release from Frank’s office.Frank, 72, and Ready, 42, were married at the Boston Marriott Hote…

Astronaut Candidate Will Carry Olympic Torch

Astronaut Candidate Will Carry Olympic Torch

NASA/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — Astronaut and congressional candidate will carry the Olympic torch on its way to London.Jose Hernandez is running as a Democrat to represent California’s newly formed 10th Congressional District in the next Congre…

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter Resigns After ‘Nightmarish’ Month

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter Resigns After ‘Nightmarish’ Month

US House of Representatives (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Thaddeus McCotter announced Friday evening that he is resigning from Congress after a string of “calumnies, indignities and deceits.”In the past year the Michigan Republican failed at running…

NY Primary, Like Rep. Charlie Rangel, Won’t Quit

NY Primary, Like Rep. Charlie Rangel, Won’t Quit

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nine days ago, 82-year-old Rep. Charlie Rangel was giving his 22nd primary election victory speech after preliminary results of New York’s June 26 Democratic primary election showed Rangel beating challenger stat…

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

(WASHINGTON) — There are very few certainties in politics, but the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the controversial health care law colloquially referred to as “Obamacare,” resulted in one of those rare sure things: It assured that…

California Democrat Boogies to ‘Call Me Maybe’

California Democrat Boogies to ‘Call Me Maybe’

YouTube(WASHINGTON) — It’s the country’s reigning No. 1 hit on the Hot 100 Billboard chart, and one U.S. lawmaker apparently likes it so much that she participated in a summer intern video project, dancing to Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.”The You…

Ann Romney Endorses Mia Love in Utah Congressional Race

Ann Romney Endorses Mia Love in Utah Congressional Race

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In her first solo endorsement of the 2012 cycle, Ann Romney has backed Utah Congressional candidate Mia Love.The Romneys’ son Josh has already been vocal of his support for Love and Jason Chaffetz, a Uta…

House Prepares for Holder Contempt Vote

House Prepares for Holder Contempt Vote

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives is currently in the midst of a partisan debate on a resolution to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding certain documents related to the Fast and F…

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Rep. Charlie Rangel Survive Primary Challenges

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Rep. Charlie Rangel Survive Primary Challenges

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two Capitol Hill stalwarts — a conservative senator and a liberal congressman — easily won their respective primaries on Tuesday, fending off what were viewed as the toughest challenges of th…

Darrell Issa: President’s Executive Privilege Claims ‘Simply Wrong’

Darrell Issa: President’s Executive Privilege Claims ‘Simply Wrong’

The Office of Congressman Darrell Issa(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. said on Sunday “This Week” that he will send a letter to President Obama this week that “breaks down the points” of why the president’s exec…

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