Jul 15, 2013 Fed chair Ben Bernanke heads to Capitol Hill for his last semi-annual two-day testimony. He may face tough questions, reflecting perceived politicization of his role in the absence of coordination between Congress and the White House.
Jul 12, 2013 Congress returns from its Independence Day recess and fails to reach any compromise on the farm bill, student loans and immigration.
Jul 9, 2013 The House of Representatives has voted to ban a proposed requirement that would force companies to rotate auditors every few years.
Jul 8, 2013 In an effort to get it passed, some in Congress want to split the food-stamps part of the bill from the farm subsidy part.
Jun 21, 2013 A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
May 20, 2013 Commerce Secretary nominee and Hyatt heiress Penny Pritzker will have to shift her billions to avoid conflicts of interest, and prepare for questions about the family business.
May 17, 2013 With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program.
May 16, 2013 Republicans in the House are expected to hold a vote today to repeal President Obama's health care initiative. It will be their 37th vote on the issue.
May 9, 2013 A Duke professor asks: What would happen if all the millionaires in public office joined a single political party? Answer: They'd control the federal government by a wide margin.
Apr 22, 2013 The pet projects of the immigration bill being worked on in Congress.