Paul Kane

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The chamber’s GOP leaders expect to approve President Obama’s request for authority

  • Sep 12, 2014

The No. 2 Democrat in the House called for a debate after the Nov. 4 elections to give a greater legislative imprint on attacks against the Islamic State.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Obama’s push to get the rebel-aid provision in a funding bill may make it hard to tell who’s for, who’s against.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Under the scenario that Obama favors, there is no standalone vote on the plan.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Plan includes short-term extension for Export-Import Bank and averts government shutdown in October.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Boehner, McConnell noncommittal on congressional role ahead of White House meeting later Tuesday.

  • Sep 9, 2014

It is now much easier for opponents to turn Washington leaders into national political villains.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Goal is to approve a short-term spending measure, maybe debate ISIL, then go back to campaigning.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Debate over a potential U.S. military response to the Islamic State expected to upend carefully laid plans to quickly pass a spending measure and head back to the campaign trail.

  • Sep 8, 2014

House and Senate Democrats increasingly divided on whether president should act before elections.

  • Sep 5, 2014
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