Short-term highway deal punts another fight until fall
Associated Press | July 28, 2015 1:36 pm
House and Senate Republicans acknowledged Tuesday a long-term highway deal is out of reach for now, and embraced a three-month extension that will punt yet another messy fight into the fall.
Short-term highway extension may be way out for Congress
Associated Press | July 28, 2015 12:24 am
House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline.
House, Senate on collision course in highway debate
Associated Press | July 27, 2015 9:48 pm
Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival.
House, Senate clash over highway bill ahead of deadline
Associated Press | July 27, 2015 2:36 pm
House Republicans rebuffed their Senate counterparts Monday over must-pass highway legislation, setting the two chambers on a collision course days ahead of a crucial deadline in the midst of the summer driving season.
Congress pushes ahead on highway bill after Senate smackdown
Associated Press | July 27, 2015 12:36 am
Lawmakers are pushing forward on must-pass highway legislation after an amendment reviving the federal Export-Import Bank provoked a heated clash on the Senate floor.
Republican lawmakers challenge Obama on Iran nuclear deal
Associated Press | July 22, 2015 4:06 pm
Backed by Israel, Republicans on Wednesday forcefully challenged President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran as the White House dispatched a Cabinet-level lobbying team to build support for the agreement to ease sanctions in exchange for concessions on the Islamic nation’s nuclear program.
McConnell challenges Obama on Iran deal
Associated Press | July 22, 2015 12:54 pm
Backed by Israel, congressional Republicans forcefully challenged President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday as the White House dispatched a Cabinet-level lobbying team to build support for the agreement to ease sanctions in exchange for concessions on the Islamic nation’s nuclear program.
Congress’ to-do list grows; misstep could mean govt shutdown
Associated Press | July 20, 2015 12:42 am
Congress’ midsummer to-do list may take until Christmas to clear.
High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for Congress
Associated Press | July 19, 2015 11:26 am
Israel’s ambassador to the United States raced in and out of offices on Capitol Hill, trying to persuade lawmakers that the nuclear deal with Iran is a historic mistake.
Associated Press | July 29, 2015 9:24 amTop military leader says deal keeps Iran from atomic weapon