Biden, Lujan assure the troops that the party will gain seats, but the odds remain steep that they can take back the chamber.
The Michigan lawmaker—and possible governor candidate—was talking about the Flint water crisis and U.S. hostages in Iran before much of the world noticed.
Some GOP lawmakers express sympathy toward the Bundy-led effort to take over a federal wildlife refuge.
The two packages drew complaints from both the Right and Left, but GOP and Democratic leaders were able to cobble together a big majority anyway.
Party leadership says the "vote no, hope yes" era is hurting their leverage at the bargaining table.
The two leaders bridged a wide generational gap to cut their first deal, and neither came out as the clear winner.
Black, Hispanic, and Asian-American lawmakers complain their priorities were left out of the massive year-end package.
Republicans elected at-large members to the powerful Steering Committee Thursday as part of reforms designed to bring conservatives to the table, and Tim Huelskamp scored one for himself.
Democrats believe their push for gun control will help in swing districts, but Republicans beg to differ.
Robin Kelly says she's had enough: "I can’t stand anymore."
The agreement on visas may ease some pressure on negotiators, though plenty of thorny issues remain.
The former Maryland governor had some mild criticism for his intraparty foes in the presidential contest.
Enough Democrats backed Thursday's bill that it will be hard for the White House to head off future efforts.
The minority is now focused on warning that a functional GOP will be worse for the country than a dysfunctional one.
The GOP's House leadership, like its presidential field, is much younger than Democrats'. Can Republicans take advantage?
All but nine Republicans ended up voting for the party's new leader.
Is Paul Ryan the author of an awful budget or the only GOP adult in the room? Depends which day you ask.
A discharge petition finally budged the bill out of the lower chamber. Now what?
“We’re in trouble if Republicans require or need Democrats to help them elect a their next leader,” says Democratic caucus chair Xavier Becerra.