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

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

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

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

Paul Ryan takes sides in GOP leadership race

  • Felicia Sonmez
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  • Nov 13, 2012
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Congress plans to spend most of the next few weeks focused on fiscal matters. But several other political and policy concerns also merit attention.

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

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

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?

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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