President Obama released information today about his proposed budget to Congress. The radical proposal includes an increase in oil taxes, expanding Medicaid, a multi-billion dollar initiative to promote computer science in public k-12 schools, and funding to find a cure for cancer research. The proposals signals the Obama is aggressively attempting to accomplish certain goals before his term is over.
Republican lawmakers in Congress said they are willing to increase federal funding for cancer research but they are not willing to simply approve the $775 million the White House is requesting.
House Speaker Paul Ryan has repeatedly told reporters he will not comment on the Republican Presidential Primary Election but that did not stop him from making one prediction about the election.
GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul is pushing for a vote to restrict President Obama's ability to enact new gun control regulations. Sen. Rand Paul introduced a bill that would keep any executive action on gun...
House Speaker Paul Ryan said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" that he is enjoying the position as House Speaker "more than I thought I would," but so far Ryan has declined to comment on whether he will continue his role as Speaker after his term expires.
In reaction to the attacks by ISIS in Paris, the U.S. House moved to strengthen its immigration laws and now required from people traveling to the U.S. who have also traveled to Syria or Iraq to get a visa.
House Democrats, led by Nancy Pelosi, will attempt to force congress to vote on a stronger gun control law making its way through the House. The move is part of a bigger messaging tactic by Democrats to capture the nation’s mood post San Bernardino shooting.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi criticized the government spending bill sent to her by GOP lawmakers as a “tea party wish list”. She said the legislative bill sent to her was very different from what House and Senate leaders on the appropriations committee had developed.