| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Before Mary and Liz Cheney, there were Newt and Candace Gingrich.
Starting in the '90s, the Gingrich siblings -- one a straight, conservative politician and the other a married, gay activist -- played out the same family drama over gay marriage that...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- One of the Senate’s longest-serving Republicans said Friday that he would seek reelection in 2014, setting up another intraparty test between the party’s old guard and tea party forces.
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran’s...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:01 PM
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Cowboys were playing at home on a recent Saturday, which meant a big crowd, which meant Mike Enzi was outside the University of Wyoming football stadium, looking like an elderly but still popular homecoming king.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:09 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Tuesday cleared the way for Richard Cordray to be confirmed as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after Democrats and Republicans struck a tentative agreement to avoid a confrontation over the use of...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:33 PM
WASHINGTON — The nation's consumer watchdog for credit cards, mortgages and other financial products is set to emerge from a legal cloud that threatened its authority after a Senate deal paved the way for confirmation of its director.
| Apr 21, 2013
The chairmen of Congress' primary tax committees, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), have launched a bipartisan effort to reform our messy, inefficient federal tax law. They've agreed to look for ways to lower tax rates on both...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted 69-27 Monday to approve legislation that would allow states to force larger online retailers to collect sales taxes.
But the bill faces an uncertain future in the House as lawmakers, particularly Republicans, wrestle...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Internet sales tax: A bipartisan group of senators think they've solved the problem of how to allow states to collect Internet sales taxes....
| Feb 2, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is a screaming exception to the Obama administrationâs freeze on discretionary spending in the 2011 budget. Overall, the FDA budget could grow by as much as 23% to just over $4 billion from the current......
| Feb 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Three Democrats and one Republican speak at the start of the healthcare summit....
| Jan 20, 2010
| 9:34 PM
The idea, as proposed early this morning in a Ticket item readable right here, was to contrast what White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs tried to avoid saying yesterday about the special Massachusetts Senate race between Republican Scott Brown and.......