Oversight

Hill Outlook: Finishing a Budget, and Fending Off a Gyrocopter

Lawmakers want to finalize a spending blueprint and stiffen the Capitol's defenses.

Oversight

House GOP's New Budget Plan: Figure It Out Later

The Budget Committee advanced a spending blueprint Thursday after dropping the amendment that stalled progress the night before.

Oversight

No Shutdown: DHS Stalemate Finally Ends

In "unmitigated loss for conservatives," House approves bill to fund the department for the fiscal year.

Oversight

GOP Leaders Will Allow Clean DHS Vote, Possibly Ending Impasse

Over conservatives' objections, Republicans will let a measure come to the floor that doesn't block Obama's immigration actions.

Management

Democrats to the Rescue: Congress Averts Shutdown for One More Week

Republicans could not muster support for the three-week bill and had to move a one-week measure instead.

Oversight

Republicans Scramble for DHS Votes, Without Democrats' Help

GOP pulls the No Child Left Behind bill from floor schedule as leaders put out fires on the DHS front.

Oversight

Boehner Has a Plan to Avoid a DHS Shutdown -- But It Might Not Pass

Republicans are going to kick the can down the road.

Oversight

As Shutdown Nears, McConnell and Boehner Remain Far Apart

The two GOP leaders got together Wednesday, but unity remains elusive.

Oversight

Senate Move Puts Boehner in a Bind Over DHS Funding

The Senate is preparing to send a clean DHS spending bill to the House, whether GOP leaders there want it or not.

Oversight

House Republicans' Silent War Over Homeland Security Funding

In front of the cameras the GOP is on the same page, but behind the scenes party unity is growing strained.

Oversight

Here's Why the House May Never Pass Obama's Request to Use Force Against ISIL

Republicans don't trust President Obama, and both the White House and the GOP may prefer the status quo.

Defense

GOP Awaits Obama's ISIS Battle Plan

Corker praises the White House handling of an authorization for military force. But other Republicans remain concerned.

Defense

Looming Defense Cuts Threaten GOP Budget Unity

The party has little room for error in its bid to pass a budget, and sequestration isn't making it any easier.

Oversight

Obama's Budget Is Done. Now It's the GOP's Turn.

Republicans must overcome internal divides to craft the blueprint that will guide vital decisions for the rest of the year.

Oversight

Boehner to Sue Obama Over Immigration

The speaker is planning to hold a House vote authorizing a suit against the president over his executive orders

Oversight

Border Bill That DHS Chief Has Called 'Unworkable' Faces a Fight on Capitol Hill

Both Democrats and conservative Republicans oppose the measure.

Management

Conservative Agenda Push Begins With Immigration

The right's wish list includes confrontations with Obama on border policies, health care.

Oversight

House Republicans Make an Aggressive Opening Bet on Immigration

GOPers want to attack a signature Obama program, but it's not clear the Senate will play along.

Management

Republicans to Battle Obama on Immigration

Republicans are gearing up to use the Homeland Security funding bill to attack the president's executive order.

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