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Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...far too many times for far too many years," said Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y.Reed sponsored a rule adopted by House Republicans that would prevent the House from redirecting the tax revenue without making changes to improve the overall financial...
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S. Carolina Senate gives final OK to flag removal

...its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at the...
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...Obama as a senator voted against Roberts when he was nominated by former Republican President George W. Bush.While House Republicans may still hold votes to repeal the health care measure, as they have already done more than 50 times, the Senate...
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US: 21M affected by govt. data breach

...and failed to correct these weaknesses.""Such incompetence is inexcusable," Chaffetz said in a statement.House Republican leaders - Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Whip Steve Scalise - also called for Archuleta's...
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Jeb Bush and allies hit their mark, raise $114M for prez bid

WASHINGTON - Fulfilling ambitions to raise a historic amount of money in pursuit of the White House, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and his allies took full advantage of the nation's evolving campaign finance laws to collect...
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House GOP: Use disaster fund for wildfires

WASHINGTON - House Republicans are proposing that some forest...biggest differences between what House Republicans are backing and what the administration...forest restoration," Bonnie said.House Republicans would let the agencies tap into...
Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

...the plans were not final and could still change.Under the plan presented by a quartet of committee chairman to House Republicans and described by several legislators, if the courts voided the subsidies, the aid would continue anyway for the...
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Union-backed Dems make final push to kill trade bill

...say imperils jobs at home, numerous House Democrats said they would vote Friday against the retraining measure.House Republicans were in the odd position of supporting Obama's bid for "fast-track" trade-negotiating authority, while the...
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House uses Tax Day to pass bills targeting IRS

...424-0. It would require federal contractors to certify that they don't have a "seriously delinquent tax debt."House Republicans said the bills were part of their efforts to "rein in the IRS.""This marks a major step forward in our common...
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Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...a system to search the data held by telephone companies on a case-by-case basis. The vote was 338-88, and House Republican and Democratic leaders have insisted the Senate act on their bill.But McConnell and several other top Republicans...
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