Sen. Chris Murphy: Election Year Likely To Create More Gridlock On Capitol Hill In 2016"I acknowledge that the presidential race is going to dominate, and it will only get harder and harder to get things done next year," Murphy said.
Bratton, NY Lawmakers Pressure Congress To Permanently Renew Zadroga ActPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders and others who got sick working in the rubble of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Paul Ryan Elected Speaker Of The HouseBefore the vote, John Boehner bade farewell to his colleagues after a quarter-century House career, including the last five as speaker.
Rep. Peter King Tells 1010 WINS He Would Accept Speaker Job If Offered, Votes Were ThereThe lawmaker said he believes the only way that would even happen is through a coalition of Republicans and Democrats.
Subpoenaed Christie Staffer Christina Renna Resigns As Probe ContinuesBig-name Republicans are standing behind New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie days after a former loyalist said evidence exists that Christie knew about a politically motivated traffic jam last year even as it happened.
What Gridlock? House Passes Bipartisan Budget BillThe House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber's Republicans.
House Votes Down Democrats' Latest Effort To End Government ShutdownRepublican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.
Opinion: Over The CliffAt midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-HandObama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day
Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable ActionsBy now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.
With Final Debate Over, Candidates Begin Mad Dash To Election DayMitt Romney and President Obama both spent Tuesday campaigning in some key battleground states.