Rep. Peter King: Cantor's Defeat 'A Surprise That No One Saw Coming' Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary re-election bid to a little-known Tea Party candidate Tuesday night, sending shockwaves through Washington.
Rep. Cantor Visits Bronx Charter School As Debate Over Public Schools ContinuesHouse Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.
Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner's decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting OursRepublican leadership talks about budget cuts. They talk about families hurting and making tough decisions. But when they come to Washington they protect their own budgets.
Virginia Tech Shooting Victim Identified; Gunman Believed To Be DeadAfter being in lockdown since about 12:37 p.m., law enforcement agencies have determined that there is no longer an active threat and that normal activities can resume.
New York, New Jersey Leaders React To Debt Ceiling DealLeaders of the House and Senate say votes could come as early as this evening on the deficit-cutting plan that's expected to avert a government default on its debts.
Weiner's Office Calls Police After CBS 2's Marcia Kramer Asks For An InterviewCongressman Anthony Weiner said Thursday he's finished talking about the lewd photo on Twitter. So CBS 2's Marcia Kramer decided to go to his office on Capitol Hill to try to get you some answers. You’ll never believe what happened.
Open Microphone Snares Sen. Chuck SchumerSenator Chuck Schumer may have some explaining to do after having some explaining to do.
Congress Has 'Moment Of Clarity' On Tax LegislationCongress sent President Barack Obama sweeping, bipartisan legislation late Thursday to avoid a Jan. 1 spike in income taxes for millions and renew jobless benefits for victims of the worst recession in 80 years.