GOP representatives elected current Whip Kevin McCarthy to replace Eric Cantor as majority leader, and Steve Scalise to take over as whip.
Spending for this year is already set, and no one expects to enact the latest GOP proposal. But the document is a roadmap to show voters what Republicans will do if they were in charge.
The speaker of the House hasn't made any indication he's retiring, but that hasn't prevented feuds among his would-be replacements.
The good news? Negotiators might be able to break longstanding gridlock. The bad news? Both parties might try to stop them.
With Senate approval unlikely on Monday, the government will be out of money on Tuesday unless a last-minute deal emerges.
But the fate of nutritional assistance is now up in the air, and the White House has threatened to veto the narrow version of the bill.
In a surprise, the $940 billion bill was defeated by dissident Republicans and by Democrats who objected to food-stamp work requirements.
Two days after the Boston bombing, the revelation that an envelope sent to Roger Wicker tested positive for ricin makes for nervous legislators.
The speaker warded off national debt default until at least May. But was the cost too great?
At a House retreat, Republicans say they will pass a three-month extension without spending cuts, but demand the Senate pass a budget or lose its paychecks.
The maneuver would give Republicans political cover and put pressure on President Obama to compromise.
A conservative group wants to engineer his ouster. It's a long shot -- but not impossible.
Republicans and Democrats on Congress's deficit panel have come up short, and a slew of automatic spending cuts are set to follow
Under this summer's debt-limit compromise, $1.2 trillion will be cut if the panel doesn't act. Can Congress circumvent that requirement?
House leaders lose another floor vote as Democrats and Republicans unite to defeat a bill to keep government open past Sept. 30
Charged with trimming the deficit by $1.5 trillion over 10 years, members talk strategy and prepare to begin official meetings before Sept. 16
In a memo to Republicans, Majority Leader Eric Cantor previewed a slate of bills the House could take up when Congress returns
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill entered another round of voting on Saturday, no closer to a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling
After the speaker narrowly passed an altered version of his plan, Democrats in the upper chamber quickly voted it down
After failing to secure enough support Thursday night, the speaker will likely bring his altered measure to the floor on Friday