Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Congressman Rangel Holds Primary Night Watch Party (credit: Getty Images)

Pelosi Becomes Latest To Back Rep. Charles Rangel For Reelection

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) endorsed Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday, joining a long line of party leaders backing the 22-term congressman.

06/02/2014

Anthony Weiner, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, answers questions during a press conference on July 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit:John Moore/Getty Images)

Weiner Admits To Additional Sexting Partners Following Resignation From Congress

“I don’t believe I had any more than three,” said Weiner. “People might want names and serial numbers and dates and texts, but someone else will have to provide it for you because I’m not going to do it. I’m not going to comment on the specifics of these things.”

07/25/2013

Two-liter bottles of soda (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary Drinks

The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.

06/19/2013

John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, holds up his gavel after being re-elected as Speaker of the House during the opening session of the 113th US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Jan. 3, 2013. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner Goes From Pin Cushion To Once Again House Speaker In A Day

Just 24 hours after he was reviled by his colleagues in Congress for delaying a vote on Hurricane Sandy relief, John Boehner was re-elected Speaker of the House on Thursday.

01/03/2013

President Barack Obama said he was "modestly optimistic" while making a statement on "fiscal cliff" negotiations following a meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House on Dec. 28, 2012 in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Locks Power Players In A Room, Orders ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal

The clock is ticking in Washington. Lawmakers are running out of time to avert the “fiscal cliff.”

12/28/2012

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King Speaks Out On Debt Ceiling Talks

Republican Rep. Peter King of Long Island says if President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner don’t come back together to get a deal to raise the debt ceiling, then, in his words the House will reach its own agreement with the Senate.

07/25/2011