House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other top Democrats are "furious" with Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., and are stepping up the pressure for him to quit by calling for an ethics investigation, aides said Tuesday.
Weiner has refused to resign after admitting that he sent "inappropriate" messages and photographs of himself to a half-dozen women via social networking sites. Read More
The House and Senate GOP leadership warned President Obama about his soon-to-be announced budget plan after meeting with him at the White House Wednesday morning.
"The president gave us a general outline," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said after returning from the White House. "But the one area that we know we're not going to get very far on is the idea that we're going to raise taxes on the very people that we expect to invest in our economy and to help create jobs." Read More
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Thursday that Republicans and Democrats remain unable to agree on how much money to cut from the remaining six months of the fiscal year, but Democrats claim the impasse is the result of social policy riders the GOP wants to include in the budget bill. Read More
On Thursday, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) made news with his decision to remain independent of Rep. Michelle Bachmann's (R-MN) tea party caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives .Rep. Cantor, who is the Republican Whip and second ranking Republican in the House, commented on his decision by noting: Read More