In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress, giving up his top leadership post and his seat in the House in the face of hardline conservative opposition.
Democrats handed President Barack Obama an embarrassing defeat on his trade agenda, blocking final passage of fast-track negotiating authority just hours after he made a rare visit to Capitol Hill to seek their support.
Organized labor's fierce opposition to President Barack Obama's trade agenda threatens to split the political left and deal a new blow to unions if the president prevails in a House vote that could come this week.
City officials in Indianapolis are applauding a vacant housing law signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, despite the fact that it won't let municipalities hold banks responsible for upkeep on so-called "zombie homes."