There is widespread agreement that the IRS was wrong to single out conservative groups without applying similar scrutiny to liberal groups.
Proponents say it is an infrastructure bill; opponents claim it is an earmark.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey introduced a bill requiring the VA Health System to report "notifiable" infections to health agencies.
The Kochs are planning to substantially increase their involvement in Republican Party affairs.
He joined the governors of Maine and Wisconsin to tell business leaders in D.C. on Monday that the Affordable Care Act is destined to fail.
A U.S. House bill would require the VA to report infectious diseases.
They fear that failure to intervene in Syria would embolden nations like Iran and North Korea.
President Barack Obama will nominate Charlotte, N.C., mayor Anthony Foxx to be secretary of transportation today.
A Legionnaires' outbreak that killed five at the Pittsburgh VA hospital occurred because procedures weren't followed, a federal report says.
But Pennsylvania has already taken steps to collect taxes on online purchases.
The senator from Pennsylvania had taken a risk in co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill to expand background checks for gun purchases.
A plan to expand background checks for gun purchases hit a roadblock Tuesday when Senate leaders pulled it from the floor.
The 68-31 vote opens the door for what is expected to be heated debate on a series of proposed gun control measures.
A bipartisan amendment by Sens. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin on gun control already has attracted fire from the right.
Sens. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin announced a measure to require background checks on gun buyers in gun stores, at gun shows and online.
The legislation gets to the Senate floor, but conservative Republicans vow delaying tactics to prevent its consideration.
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey announced that he supports gay marriage after being swamped with letters from couples seeking his support.
Lawyer Theodore Olson said the court should look to its 1967 Loving case, when the court invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage.
This morning's arguments focus on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage.
Two of the loudest voices in the gun debate say it's up to voters now to make their position known to Congress.
Since Theodore Olson signed on to fight for same-sex marriage in California, things have changed for him.
The Supreme Court will struggle this week with the validity of an Arizona law that tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting.
The country does not face immediate debt crisis, the House speaker said Sunday.
Two altered waiting periods would provide the nation's undocumented workers with a path to U.S. citizenship in 13 years.
The federal government is scaling back support for academic laboratories to satisfy the new mandate to cut spending across the board.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke to a crowd of 1,000 promoting leadership at the United Steelworkers International Women's Conference.
The president says an expanded anti-violence bill is a "victory" for advocates and survivors of domestic violence.
A congressional panel today will hear from mental health experts and parents of patients.
One hundred seventeen days later, Mitt Romney still isn't over it.
President Barack Obama is taking the most specific steps of his administration in an attempt to ensure the election victories.
The Wall Street Journal reported late Friday that federal and state officials were preparing a $16 billion settlement offer.