Top House Republicans attempted to ramp up pressure on Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday with a joint letter demanding the Department of Justice comply with a congressional subpoena for materials on the "Operation Fast and Furious" program.
House Republicans called off a vote Thursday on Speaker John Boehner's plan that would raise the nation's debt ceiling and enact sweeping cuts in government spending, but the possibility remained that the measure could come up on Friday.
Weighed down by a president with a less than 50 percent approval rating, Democratic Congressional Campaign Chairman Chris Van Hollen will lay out the party's plan of attack for November elections at a Friday news conference.
House Republicans are launching a new website Tuesday to show their 2010 midterm policy agenda will stem directly from a conversation with Americans about what policies they think Congress should be tackling
The Los Angeles district attorney's office filed charges of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence Monday against the driver of a car that struck and killed 10 people and injured 63 others at a farmers' market in Santa Monica last summer.