2chambers: congress


Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/02/2013

2chambers adjourns, sine die

It's been a wild two-year session of Congress. Now, our coverage is moving elsewhere.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All About Congress, Ed O'Keefe, Felicia Sonmez

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Democrats unveil proposals to address Newtown shooting

Several Democratic proposals in the House and Senate could be adopted as part of the White House review.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:32 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All About Congress, Barbara Boxer, Daniel Inouye, Diane Feinstein, FCC, FTC, gun control, House, House Democrats, Jay Rockfeller, Patrick Leahy, Senate, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Awaiting a 'fiscal cliff' deal, lawmakers pass other legislation

Lawmakers are biding their time by passing modest bills long languishing on the House and Senate dockets.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All About Congress, Amy Klobuchar, Eric Cantor, House, Jay Rockefeller, John Boehner, Patrick Leahy, Senate, TSA, Vice President Biden

Posted at 05:31 AM ET, 11/14/2012

What to expect this week in Congress (Video)

A quick video summary of what to expect this week on Capitol Hill, as it aired on "The Fold."

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:31 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Angus King, congress, fiscal cliff, Nancy Pelosi, The Fold, video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012

And so it ends

As our third and final five-day road trip draws to a close, a final assessment of our travels.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  #5in5, congress, florida, Miami, Orlando

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Allen West: We used bayonets in Iraq and horses in Afghanistan

#5in5 | Florida lawmaker critiques the president's understanding of military history.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:18 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  #5in5, allen west, Allen West for Congress, debate, florida, florida politics, Mitt Romney, president obama

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/08/2012

2chambers, renovated

Short summary of story

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2chambers, congress, congress news, congressional news, Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Capitol Assets: A close-up look at congressional wealth

Latest installment of The Post's Capitol Assets project finds most lawmakers weathered the Great Recession quite well.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capitol assets, congress, Harry Reid, House, John Boehner, Senate, wealthy lawmakers

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/11/2012

GOP leaders ask White House to avoid ‘midnight regulations’ this fall

Republican leaders want President Obama not to make any significant regulatory decisions after the end of the fiscal year in September — especially if he loses re-election.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. Congress, federal regulation

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/27/2012

House passes JOBS Act, sends bill to Obama

2CHAMBERS | The measure heads next to President Obama, who enthusiastically backs the measure.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Congress, JOBS act

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Obama, Boehner meet for first time in seven months

The president and House speaker met face-to-face along with other congressional leaders to see what pieces of economic legislation might have a chance at passage.

By Paul Kane and David Nakamura  |  04:51 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Boehner, Congress, House of Representatives

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Boehner-Cantor staff rumbles ‘to be expected,’ speaker says

Reports of a rivalry between the top two House Republicans have been greatly exaggerated.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Boehner, Eric Cantor, House of Representatives, Republican Party, House leadership, Congress