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Buck McKeon

Plagued by ethical troubles, the “poster boy for pay to play politics” and Pentagon BFF is finally facing a competitive election.

Why did the defense giant award a lobbyist a $500,000 bonus just weeks before he became a Congressional staffer shaping military policy?

The repeal bill won't survive the Senate. But the real danger is piece-by-piece gutting of the Affordable Care Act's consumer protections.

Katrina vanden Heuvel reminds us that John Boehner is more than a harmless tan and some tears.

If Obama is looking for a reason to scale back his foreign policy ambitions, the GOP takeover of the House is the perfect excuse.

Democrats should respond to the election results by getting things done for the American people.

In a test case for Democrats, the fiery Florida populist takes on a stiff challenge from the right.

The House and Senate have finally ironed out their differences on Wall Street reform. What will the bill fix—and what does it leave broken?

The House's healthcare reform bill is a first draft of history; as with most first drafts, it has its share of flaws.

Blogs

House Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly approve extending absurd corporate tax breaks.

December 5, 2014

Gary Palmer claims his think tank’s funding is “almost entirely” from individuals. That isn’t true.

September 18, 2014

Conservative versus “moderate” proxy wars will help determine the path of the House in coming years.

June 12, 2014

“All of the investment banks, up in New York and DC, they should have gone to jail.”

June 11, 2014

Eric Cantor made one step towards reform— and was punished for it Tuesday night.

June 10, 2014

A dispatch from the House of Representatives, June 6, 1944.

June 6, 2014

The Republican leadership is poised once again to back away from immigration reform, rather than take on the far right.

May 20, 2014

A bill considered among the strongest of several competing bids to curb government spying has passed a major legislative hurdle—but not without significant trimming. 

May 8, 2014

The neverending story of a nonexistent conspiracy.

April 3, 2014

Two House Democratic lawmakers are pushing to protect the predatory, for-profit college industry.

December 13, 2013