The Plum Line: House of Representatives


Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Immigration reform in the House?

Nothing is breaking the dynamic which has pushed congressional Republicans to oppose reform.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  12:08 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House of Representatives, Immigration, john boehner

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Weakened Speaker Boehner means tough governing road ahead

Weakened Speaker Boehner means tough governing road ahead

By Greg Sargent  |  02:23 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House of Representatives, john boehner, Republicans

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Have Democrats lost their leverage on the fiscal cliff?

Democrats seem to be settling for a smaller deal.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bush tax cuts, fiscal cliff, Harry Reid, House of Representatives, john boehner, Mitch McConnell, Republicans, Senate

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Business leaders siding with Obama on debt ceiling?

Business leaders don't want another rerun of the 2011 debt limit debacle.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, debt ceiling, House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Pelosi: Dems must say No to raising Medicare eligibility age

Liberals fear the White House and Dems will agree to raise the Medicare eligibility age. But Nancy Pelosi says No.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:34 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, House of Representatives, Medicare, Nancy Pelosi

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Magical thinking in new GOP fiscal cliff plan

A nonpartisan tax expert says the new GOP plan may not even be feasible.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:42 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, House of Representatives, john boehner

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

John Boehner's exit strategy

Boehner has an endgame at the ready -- he can just wait until he has no choice but to extend the middle class tax cuts.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:03 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, fiscal cliff, House of Representatives, john boehner

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

By Greg Sargent  |  06:39 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  congress, fiscal cliff, Happy Hour Roundup, House of Representatives