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.

House Democrats tout diversity in the ranks

Unlike the GOP, Democrats note that members who are White, Black, old, young, urban and rural earned top spots on House committees.

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns: Read his resignation letter

Read the congressman's resignation letter, in which he thanks his constituents for 17 years of service.

Nancy Pelosi staying put, criticizes Luke Russert for age question

The House minority leader announced her decision to colleagues Wednesday morning.

Pelosi to announce decision on minority leader run Wednesday

Rep. Nancy Pelosi said she would hold a 10 a.m. Wednesday press conference to announce whether she'll run again for minority leader.

5 things (other than the ‘fiscal cliff’) to watch during the lame-duck

Congress plans to spend most of the next few weeks focused on fiscal matters. But several other political and policy concerns also merit attention.

Reports: Jesse Jackson Jr. in plea deal talks

The Illinois congressman, who has checked himself back into rehab, is reportedly under investigation for campaign spending improprieties.

How did #5in5 candidates fare?

How did the House candidates in the 15 races we profiled this year match up on Tuesday night? Who's going back to Washington and who's going home?

On final campaign weekend, John Boehner is home

Boehner feels so confident about GOP holding the House that he's spending the final campaign weekend driving across Ohio.

Allen West and Alan Grayson: Florida’s bipartisan contribution to partisanship.

The highly partisan Florida reps became iconic representations of their party’s fortunes in 2010 -- and may again this year.

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