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House Dems Raised More Cash Than GOP in May

House Dems Raised More Cash Than GOP in May

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee — the group that oversees Democratic House races — slightly out-raised their Republican counterparts, the National Republican Congressional Committee, for the month…

Two Women Reps. Banned from Speaking in Michigan House

Two Women Reps. Banned from Speaking in Michigan House

Michael Snell/Getty Images(LANSING, Mich.) — Their job may be to give a voice to their constituents, but two Michigan state representatives had to do that job silently Thursday after they were banned from speaking on the House floor.Representatives Li…

Arizona Holds Special Election to Fill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Seat

Arizona Holds Special Election to Fill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Seat

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Arizonans in the state’s 8th Congressional District will cast their votes Tuesday in a special election to fill the seat vacated by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ retirement.  The race between former…

Race for Gabrielle Giffords’ Old Seat Shapes Up for Hard Fight

Race for Gabrielle Giffords’ Old Seat Shapes Up for Hard Fight

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — On Tuesday, voters in Arizona’s 8th congressional district will go to the polls to cast their votes in the special election to fill the seat left open after former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ resignation.The …

Obama Slams Congress for Failing to Act on Student Loans

Obama Slams Congress for Failing to Act on Student Loans

KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — Touting his efforts to make college more affordable, President Obama Thursday blasted lawmakers for failing to extend low-rate student loans.“This is a no-brainer,” the president told students at …

Maxine Waters Continues to Question Misconduct by Ethics Committee

Maxine Waters Continues to Question Misconduct by Ethics Committee

Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Within 24 hours of the House Ethics Committee’s dismissal of her assertions that her constitutional rights were violated, Rep. Maxine Waters began to fight back.Waters is accused of steerin…

Congress Warns Intel Leaks Put ‘Lives at Risk’

Congress Warns Intel Leaks Put ‘Lives at Risk’

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Top Democrats and Republicans Thursday demanded an end to leaks of classified intelligence because, they said, the leaks are putting lives at risk and jeopardizing future operations.Thursday afternoon, the senior D…

Maxine Waters Ethics Probe Continues

Maxine Waters Ethics Probe Continues

Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The ethics investigation of Maxine Waters, the California representative accused of steering $12 million in TARP funds to a minority-owned bank with ties to her husband, is set to resume.Wednesda…

Rep. Sherman Tops Rep. Berman in California Dem Primary

Rep. Sherman Tops Rep. Berman in California Dem Primary

bradsherman [dot] house [dot] gov(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — In California’s most competitive Democrat vs. Democrat primary, Brad Sherman has landed the first punch.With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Rep. Sherman topped Rep. Howard Berman by 42…

Bill Pascrell Defeats Steve Rothman in Dem vs. Dem NJ Primary

Bill Pascrell Defeats Steve Rothman in Dem vs. Dem NJ Primary

Pascrell [dot] House [dot] gov(TRENTON, N.J.) — In a struggle between two New Jersey Democrats,  Rep. Bill Pascrell has survived.Pascrell defeated Rep. Steve Rothman Tuesday night after the two spent millions vying for a win in the newly drawn 9t…

Romney Names Top GOP Woman to Lead Campaign in House

Romney Names Top GOP Woman to Lead Campaign in House

McMorris [dot] House [dot] gov(WASHINGTON) — Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney announced on Monday that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest-ranked Republican woman in Congress, will serve as the campaign’s point person in the House of Rep…

Jeb Bush, Grilled on Capitol Hill, Differs from Party on No-Tax Pledge

Jeb Bush, Grilled on Capitol Hill, Differs from Party on No-Tax Pledge

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has risen to the top of the veepstakes list, but Friday he strayed from his party’s policies, in particular pointing out that while running for office in the Sunshine State…

House Rejects Ban on Sex-Selection Abortions

House Rejects Ban on Sex-Selection Abortions

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The House voted Thursday to reject a measure that would have banned sex-selection abortions in the United States, pitting Republicans and Democrats in a showdown over a woman’s right to choose, which opponent…

Sex-Selection Abortions Bill Pits Democrats Against Republicans in House

Sex-Selection Abortions Bill Pits Democrats Against Republicans in House

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Wednesday afternoon, the House debated a bill that would ban sex-selection abortions in the United States, pitting Republicans and Democrats in a showdown over a woman’s right to choose, which opponents conte…

House to Vote on Banning Sex-Selection Abortions

House to Vote on Banning Sex-Selection Abortions

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The House will vote late Wednesday on a bill that would ban doctors from performing abortions based on the sex of the unborn child.Opponents say so-called “sex-selection” abortions are sought mainly to termin…

New York Woman Slams Mercedes Through Home into Backyard

New York Woman Slams Mercedes Through Home into Backyard

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) — A Brooklyn, N.Y., woman will be arraigned Tuesday on drunk driving charges after she allegedly ran her Mercedes convertible through a Long Island home, taking everything, including the kitchen sink, with her.The driver…

Fox’s "House" Ends Monday Night

Fox’s "House" Ends Monday Night

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Hugh Laurie drama House will end its eight-season run on Fox Monday night.In the finale, airing at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time, Laurie’s titular doctor takes stock of his life while treating a drug-addicted p…

John Boehner: All Options on Table for ‘Fast and Furious’ Investigation

John Boehner: All Options on Table for ‘Fast and Furious’ Investigation

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner said “all options are on the table” when asked if the House would move to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt should he refuse to fully comply with the ongoing…

House, Senate Unanimously Reject Obama Budgets — Or Do They?

House, Senate Unanimously Reject Obama Budgets — Or Do They?

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The White House on Wednesday reacted to news that representations of President Obama’s budget had been voted down by the House and Senate by decrying the introduction of the amendments, by Republicans, as “g…

House Passes Violence Against Women Act

House Passes Violence Against Women Act

Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — The House voted Wednesday evening to approve the Republican version of the Violence Against Women Act, also known as VAWA, 222-205. The bill would have failed had it not won the support of six Democrats.Twenty-th…

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