As ‘Plan B’ vote nears, John Boehner seen whipping votes on House floor

House Speaker John A. Boehner was seen glad-handing colleagues on the House floor.

What’s the difference between raising tax rates and raising tax revenue? (And why does this matter politically?)

Why haven't President Obama and lawmakers determined how to avoid jumping over the "fiscal cliff"? Because of tax rates and tax revenue.

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.

House Republicans reelect John Boehner, elevate Cathy McMorris Rodgers

The Washington state Republican will be the only women in congressional GOP leadership.

Paul Ryan takes sides in GOP leadership race

Paul Ryan takes sides in GOP leadership race

  • Felicia Sonmez
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  • Nov 13, 2012
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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.

Boehner details timeline for ‘fiscal cliff’ negotiations

The House speaker provided a more detailed timeline of how he would like to implement any deal that averts the combination of more than $500 billion in automatic tax hikes and spending cuts

John Boehner: ‘Raising tax rates is unacceptable’

House Speaker stands firm on GOP's opposition to raising tax rates on upper-income Americans, despite widespread support for doing so.

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?

Sen. Mark Kirk, recovering from stroke, records campaign robo-calls and videos

The Land of Lincoln's junior senator emerges from his ongoing recovery from a stroke to help a fellow GOP congressional candidate.

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