The Republican-led House voted to impose the strictest new limits on abortion in a decade, revisiting an issue that energizes the GOP’s conservative base.
Government officials have missed several deadlines to set up new health-insurance exchanges for small businesses and consumers—a key part of the federal health overhaul, Congress’s watchdog arm said.
Obama is set to make the case for a new phase in nuclear-weapons reductions in a major foreign-policy speech in Berlin.
The House of Representatives approved a bill that would ban abortions after 22 weeks of pregnancy in a largely symbolic vote.
While Congress debates cuts to the federal food stamp program, it has been reluctant to make changes to the crop insurance program, despite several recent fraud cases.
The Democrat, Edward J. Markey, accuses the Republican, Gabriel Gomez, of shading the truth about his discussions with Senator John McCain and term limits.