Political

(Washington, DC) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is looking at the impact of the recent elections. In her first post-election media briefing, the California Democrat recognized how much clout her party lost on the House side on Election Day Pelosi also welcomed new members...
(Washington, DC) -- Republicans are tapping Ohio's John Boehner for another term as Speaker of the House. House Republicans made it official during a closed meeting at the Capitol. California's Kevin McCarthy will continue as Majority Leader. Boehner will have to be formally...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Harry Reid of Nevada will remain the Democratic Leader despite opposition from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. The Missouri Democrat said today she decided to vote against Reid after hearing from Missourians, quote, "loud and clear." She said a change...
(Washington, DC) -- Kentucky's Mitch McConnell will be the Senate Majority Leader when the new Congress opens in January. Senate Republicans unanimously chose McConnell today in a closed meeting at the Capitol. Senate Democrats are expected to select current Majority Leader...
(Washington, DC) -- Lawmakers are taking a hard look at the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Opening a House hearing, California Republican Buck McKeon questioned whether President Obama's strategy is sufficient to stop ISIS. McKeon criticized the President's...
(Trenton, NJ) -- If Chris Christie runs for President he has no plans to resign as New Jersey governor. That's what "The Record" is reporting after saying it spoke with two sources who agreed to talk as long as the newspaper concealed their identities. The paper reports the...
(Washington, DC) -- Speaker of the House John Boehner is against President Obama's agreement with China to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Boehner calls it "the latest example of the President's crusade against affordable, reliable energy." The agreement calls on China to reduce...
(Wyckoff, NJ) -- The longest serving woman in Congress has passed away in New Jersey. Former Representative Marge Roukema died at the age of 85 in Wyckoff. Roukema announced her retirement in 2002. During her eleven terms, the moderate Republican championed unpaid family leave...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama wants his national security team to give him another review of the U.S. policy toward Syria. CNN suggests the new review is necessary because ISIS can not be defeated without a political transition in Syria and the removal of president Bashar...