U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. House Votes To Form Benghazi Special Committee
A select committee on Benghazi will soon begin work in the U.S. House.
House Republicans pushed through legislation authorizing the panel. Republicans accuse the Obama administration of obstructing House efforts to investigate the 2012 terror attack on the U...
Keating Opposes FEMA’s Flood Zone Maps
U.S. Rep. William Keating of Massachusetts wants some changes in the flood insurance program. 
He's asking fellow members of Congress to support a bill that would delay the use of FEMA's new flood zone maps that are used to set flood insurance rates. 
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A Long Agenda Faces Congress Before End Of The Year
There is much to do and little time to do it.  That's what faces Congress between now and the end of the year.  Pressure is mounting on House and Senate negotiators to strike a budget deal by mid-month.  Failure to do so could prompt fears of another government shutdown when a te…
Lots Of Talk, Still No Action On Government Shutdown
Lawmakers are back at work as the partial shutdown of the federal government pushes into a second week. 
House Speaker John Boehner again complained that President Obama refuses to sit down and negotiate with Republicans.  He said the President's refusal to talk is hurting the nation.&…
Marathon Bombing Updates
Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil on the Boston Common sang songs and lit candles one day after the bombing attack on the city's marathon.
 
    Several hundred people turned out Tuesday evening with banners declaring ``Peace here and everywhere'' and ``Boston,…