Obama's legacy-defining deal still faces high barriers on the Hill.
The two-year agreement passed early Friday morning despite objections of Cruz, Paul
The House easily approved a spending deal that takes some divisive fights off the table for his successor.
The speaker has been eager to get an agreement on spending and the debt ceiling before he leaves office.
The three GOP White House contenders really don't like the spending agreement.
A cut in crop-insurance funding is making farm-state members leery of backing the bipartisan agreement.
House and Senate GOP leaders know they need to pass a clean debt-ceiling measure, but neither wants to go first.
Can the majority figure out how to fund the government, pay for highways, raise the debt ceiling—oh, and elect a House speaker—in the next eight weeks?
Some Pentagon advocates are gravitating toward Steve Scalise, but Tom Price has his defenders.
The Executive Office of the President appears to be aware that sitting all day has its downsides.
A host of leadership candidates will campaign furiously until Thursday's elections. Will the party push for change, or simply promote the current slate?
The likely next speaker never chaired a committee and his legislative record is thin. But he's good at cultivating people, and "he works his ass off."
The House and Senate easily approved a short-term spending bill, but another battle awaits in December.
The Senate GOP leader gets similar criticism from outside conservative groups. But inside the chamber, he's safe and going nowhere.
The Speaker's decision makes it even more likely a shutdown will be averted, though his successor will inherit the same intractable Planned Parenthood funding problem.
Members were alternately awed, respectful, and teary-eyed for the historic address.
The Vermont Senator invokes the pontiff more often than any other 2016 contender.
One Secret Service agent called the 1987 papal visit “the most stressful 10 days of my life.”
Despite the injection of Israel and American hostages into the debate, the minority hung together to vote against the GOP's latest effort to secure a final vote on the nuclear deal.
Behind the scenes with tired staffers, anxious church officials and Bob, the papal stand-in