Republican Party Clinches House, SenateThe Republican party exceeded all expectations on Elections Day, with the GOP keeping its control over Congress.
Speaker Ryan: House Will Vote On GOP Proposal Aimed At Keeping Suspected Terrorists From Obtaining FirearmsHouse Speaker Paul Ryan has told Republican lawmakers that the House will vote next week on legislation aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from getting guns.
Construction Company Offers To Demolish Newtown Shooter's Home For FreeA construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.
Former Lanza House In Newtown, Conn. To Be Torn DownOfficials in Newtown, Connecticut have voted to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Rep. Rush Holt Retiring From House After Eight TermsPolitics might not be rocket science, but a central New Jersey Democratic congressman who is a rocket scientist is retiring from the House after eight terms.
President Obama: It's Time For Us To Take Care Of BusinessThe president spoke on the election, which delivered a harsh verdict for the Democrats, from the East Room.
Brooklyn Performance Artists To Make Giant Hamster Wheel Their HomeBeginning Friday, two performance artists from Brooklyn will spend 10 days straight running a hamster wheel nonstop – and using it as their house.
Federal Unemployment Benefits To End For Some SaturdayCongress failed to include a renewal of unemployment benefits for people who have been out of work for more than six months in the budget it passed before the holiday break.
Defying Veto Threat, House OKs Health Law ChangeThe White House threatened a veto if the measure eventually reaches President Barack Obama's desk.
Obama: Shutdown 'Inflicted Unnecessary Damage' To US Economy Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
Obama Pins Shutdown On Boehner; Tri-State Businesses Start To Feel PinchPresident Barack Obama said House Speaker John Boehner is preventing a vote on a funding bill because he doesn't want to anger "extremists'' in his party.
House Votes Down Democrats' Latest Effort To End Government ShutdownRepublican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.