Labor, progressive groups urged to back off on attacking members who might vote for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
A Friday meeting gave no resolution to the fallout from Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to drop his speaker bid.
The Financial Services chairman lashed out at Republicans who are trying to go over his head and discharge a reauthorization bill.
The minority dislikes both select committees, but so far hasn't decided to snub them altogether.
The maneuver by Rep. Stephen Fincher could get the bill unstuck in the House, but the Senate is another story.
Few members of the minority have worked closely with the likely next Speaker, and they doubt he can fix many of the problems that have plagued Boehner.
Democrats are demanding that spending caps be lifted, but it's unclear how far Republicans will be willing to go.
Francis's message wins near-universal praise from the minority party, though of course it wasn't about "politics."
"I'm with Boehner," says Rep. Jim Clyburn. It would only take a few more Democrats to ensure the Speaker's job is safe.
The early reviews have been good for Ben Ray Lujan, but his chances of winning back the majority remain almost nonexistent.
The big questions in Maryland politics: Is he running for Senate? And when will it be too late for him to decide?
The Democratic presidential contender addressed a small CBC gathering on Capitol Hill Thursday.
AFL-CIO's Trumka promises "intense" campaign against Pacific trade deal, criticizes Obama's record.
The lawmakers willing to buck President Obama on a signature foreign policy issue don't have much in common.
The GOP candidate's explanation that he was referring to Asian rather than Hispanic immigrants has created a new controversy.
The vice president's former colleagues still love him. That doesn't mean they want him to run for president.
The veteran South Carolina lawmaker is happy to see the Confederate flag come down, but is now more focused on voting rights.
One donor gave $3 million to a committee backing the Republican presidential candidate.
The California Democrat decided not to run for Senate, but it's unclear whether a bigger leadership post is in his future.
The league is trying to convince Congress that it's taking safety seriously.