Congress, After Partisan Convulsions, Does The Bare MinimumAfter an intense weeks-long struggle, Congress finalized a deal to fund the government days ahead of a shutdown deadline and provide funding for the Zika fight.
McConnell: Congress Should Discuss Fixes To 9/11 LawThe Senate's top Republican has warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure.
Congress Overrides Obama's Veto Of Sept. 11th BillCongress has rejected a veto by President Barack Obama for the first time since he became president.
Rick Scott Urges Action, Says More Zika Dollars NeededFresh off his visit to the nation’s capital, Gov. Rick Scott announced new jobs today, christening the opening of a fiber options firm that moved from Pennsylvania to Ft. Lauderdale.
Canova Could Seek Rematch Against Wasserman SchultzAfter losing the August primary that drew national attention, Broward County Democrat Tim Canova has taken an initial step toward again challenging U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in 2018.
Senate Democrats Block Zika Funding Package Over Restrictions On Planned ParenthoodIn its first vote Tuesday, Senate Democrats for the third time blocked a $1.1 billion Zika funding package.
Secret Chapter Of 9/11 Inquiry Released After 13-Year WaitCongress released a once top secret report into 9/11 that looked into whether Saudis knew what the hijackers were planning once they got to the U.S.
TSA Under Fire Over Long LinesThe TSA has a new black eye after a huge baggage mix-up in which thousands of bags could not be screened at a Phoenix airport because of a computer glitch.
US Officials: The More We Learn About Zika, Scarier It IsTop health officials are saying the more they learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears.
Congress OKs Bill Banning Guantanamo Detainees From USCongress passed a bill that bans moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States - something President Barack Obama has been trying to do since he came into office.
House Freedom Caucus Says It Supports Ryan For SpeakerFractious conservatives resisted Paul Ryan's appeals to rally around him for House speaker Wednesday, suggesting fresh trouble ahead in the Republican-on-Republican struggle between pragmatists and purists. The fight has rendered Congress almost dysfunctional and shaken the party's presidential campaign.
Ryan To Seek Speakership If House GOP Unifies Behind HimWisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers late Tuesday that he will run for speaker, but only if they embrace him by week's end as their consensus candidate — an ambitious bid to impose unity on a disordered and divided House.