Congress needs to start being realistic and serious about the future of the Highway Trust Fund, writes Howard Gleckman. Although the Highway Trust Fund worked in the past, it is time for a long-term solution – not just pension smoothing and other gimmicks.
It’s nothing new for a Republican to call for Obama’s impeachment, but it’s not something that’s engaged high-profile party figures. There's a reason Boehner says he disagrees with Palin.
President Obama's pledge to end US support for overseas coal projects is on the chopping block, as Congress debates the future of the US Export-Import Bank. A reversal of the coal ban would deal a blow to the administration's Climate Action Plan.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce tells a Monitor-hosted breakfast that the rockets Hamas is firing deep into Israel should be a reminder to nuclear negotiators that Iran can’t easily be trusted.
House Speaker John Boehner wants to take President Obama to court on the narrow point that he delayed the employer mandate in Obamacare.