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After breach, House plans new cybersecurity training

House leaders have asked the chamber's security officials to implement a new cybersecurity training regimen for aides and take additional measures to protect sensitive information from potential hackers.

By Paul Kane  |  December 15, 2009; 7:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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House Democrats push new comprehensive immigration bill

A broad cross-section of House Democrats unveiled a new comprehensive immigration reform bill Tuesday, laying down an early marker for what they hope will be a major 2010 debate.

By Ben Pershing  |  December 15, 2009; 4:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (94)
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Hoyer sketches out Congressional pre-Christmas crunch

With the remaining days of 2009 ticking away, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.) on Tuesday laid out Democrats' strategy for finishing their work on key legislation and getting out of town.

By Ben Pershing  |  December 15, 2009; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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House likely to add jobs bill to defense spending legislation

House Democrats are increasingly likely to move a jobs bill next week as an attachment to the defense appropriations bill. The package would cost roughly $70 billion and include spending for infrastructure projects and benefits for the poor and unemployed.

By Ben Pershing  |  December 11, 2009; 4:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Hoyer needles Fox News Channel

Add House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) to the list of top Democrats taking shots at Fox News Channel.

By Ben Pershing  |  December 11, 2009; 12:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Pelosi plays down differences with Senate in health-care debate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a champion of the public insurance option, pointedly declined Thursday to criticize a pending Senate agreement to drop the idea as Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (Nev.) seeks to unite divided Democrats in his chamber behind health-care reform.

By Shailagh Murray  |  December 10, 2009; 6:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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House approves massive spending bill, D.C. budget, Ben Pershing , December 10, 2009
House votes to make current estate tax permanent, Ben Pershing , December 3, 2009
House expenses go online, Ben Pershing , November 30, 2009
Multiple Hill probes of Fort Hood take shape, Ben Pershing , November 9, 2009
Ethics committee clears Rep. Shuler, Ben Pershing , November 5, 2009
House releases final bill--vote possible by weekend, By Lori Montgomery , November 4, 2009
Tuesday's other House race, Ben Pershing , November 3, 2009
Oversight panel to subpoena Countrywide info, Ben Pershing , October 23, 2009
CBO Estimates House Health Bill at $905B or Less, Lori Montgomery , October 16, 2009
GOP Squabbling Jeopardizes N.Y. Seat, Ben Pershing , October 15, 2009
Democratic Split on Afghanistan Deepens, Ben Pershing , October 14, 2009
Rep. Wexler Resigning for Think-Tank Job, Ben Pershing , October 14, 2009
Pelosi Won't Be 'Put in Her Place', Ben Pershing , October 8, 2009
Recycling Those Congressional Debates, Ben Pershing , October 2, 2009
War of Words Continues Over Grayson, Ben Pershing , October 1, 2009
GOP Preparing Resolution Against Grayson, Ben Pershing , September 30, 2009
House Votes to Fund Government Through October, Ben Pershing , September 25, 2009
Ethics Panel Probing Jackson Jr., Graves, Waters, Ben Pershing , September 16, 2009
House Hearing to Focus on Insurers' Denial of Treatment, David S. Hilzenrath , September 16, 2009
House Begins Debate Over Whether to Rebuke Wilson, Ben Pershing , September 15, 2009
Joe Wilson's Quarrels, Garance Franke-Ruta , September 10, 2009
Garamendi Likely Headed to Congress , Ben Pershing , September 2, 2009
Obama Threatens Veto Over New Helicopters, Ben Pershing , July 28, 2009
GOP: Democrats Censoring Mail on Health Care , Ben Pershing , July 24, 2009
House Passes Obama-Backed Budget Rules, Ben Pershing , July 22, 2009
Waxman Hospitalized for 'Routine Testing', Ben Pershing , July 1, 2009
Democrats Grow Confident of Cap-and-Trade Win, Ben Pershing , June 25, 2009
Sanford 'Agonized' Over Past Argentina Visit, Ben Pershing , June 24, 2009
Post Poll: Pelosi Popularity Declines, Paul Volpe , June 22, 2009
House Impeaches Imprisoned Federal Judge, Ben Pershing , June 19, 2009
House Ethics Office Conducting Multiple Probes, Ben Pershing , April 15, 2009
After Recess, a Packed Agenda for Congress, Ben Pershing , April 2, 2009
House Passes AIG Bonus Tax Bill, Ben Pershing , March 19, 2009
Pelosi: Don't Blame Us for AIG Mess, Ben Pershing , March 19, 2009
Should All Senators Be Elected?, Ben Pershing , March 11, 2009
A Warm Welcome for the British PM, Ben Pershing , March 4, 2009
In the End, GOP Holds Firm on Stimulus, Ben Pershing , February 13, 2009
No Pay Raise for Lawmakers Next Year, Ben Pershing , February 10, 2009
Rep. Lofgren Chosen to Chair Ethics Panel, Washington Post editors , January 20, 2009
Dem. House Committee Assignments Are In, Washington Post editors , January 14, 2009
Rangel Probe Awaits New Ethics Chair, Ben Pershing , January 14, 2009
Jones Renews Effort To Rename Dept. of Navy, Ben Pershing , January 8, 2009
Rep. Hoekstra to Retire, Eyeing Bid for Governor, Ben Pershing , December 15, 2008
Young Out in GOP Housecleaning, Ben Pershing , December 11, 2008
Towns To Lead House Oversight Committee, Paul Volpe , December 11, 2008
Fossella Gets Five-Day Jail Sentence, Ben Pershing , December 8, 2008
Waxman's Win Marks Seismic Shift in House, Ben Pershing , November 20, 2008
Waxman Defeats Dingell, Paul Volpe , November 20, 2008
Panel Recommends Waxman Over Dingell for Key Gavel, Ben Pershing , November 19, 2008
Sessions Elected NRCC Chair; Cantor Becomes Whip, Ben Pershing , November 19, 2008
Boehner Wins GOP Leader Race, Ben Pershing , November 19, 2008
Boehner Draws Challenge for GOP Leader, Ben Pershing , November 14, 2008
Maneuvering Begins for House GOP Leaders, Ben Pershing , November 5, 2008
The Morning After, Plenty of Blame to Go Around, Ben Pershing , September 30, 2008
Why the Bailout Bill Failed, Ben Pershing , September 29, 2008
Why House Republicans Balked, Ben Pershing , September 26, 2008
Ethics Panel Launches Rangel Probe, Ben Pershing , September 24, 2008
For GOP, a Quiet Win on Energy, Ben Pershing , September 24, 2008
Discord on Ethics Panel Over Rangel Probe, Ben Pershing , September 18, 2008
Rangel Keeping Gavel as Succession Question Looms, Ben Pershing , September 16, 2008
Rangel Vows to Pay Back Taxes, Attacks GOP, Ben Pershing , September 10, 2008
Ethics Panel to Get New Chair, Rangel Complaint, Ben Pershing , September 9, 2008
Cantor Chosen for VP! (By a Blog), Ben Pershing , August 28, 2008
Fossella's Drunk-Driving Trial Delayed, Ben Pershing , August 28, 2008
What's Next for House Ethics Panel?, Ben Pershing , August 22, 2008
Rep. Tubbs Jones Dies After Brain Hemorrhage, Ben Pershing , August 20, 2008
Rep. Tubbs Jones Hospitalized, Ben Pershing , August 20, 2008
Bush Won't Call for Special Session, Ben Pershing , August 4, 2008
The Phantom Session, Part II, Ben Pershing , August 4, 2008
Bizarre Scene on the House Floor, Ben Pershing , August 1, 2008
The Politics of Adjournment, Ben Pershing , July 30, 2008
Obama Huddles With House Democrats, Ben Pershing , July 29, 2008
A Somber Anniversary, Ben Pershing , July 24, 2008
Blunt Bullish on GOP Electoral Prospects, Ben Pershing , July 22, 2008
Capitol Visitor Center to Open Dec. 2, Ben Pershing , July 10, 2008
No Impeachment Vote Today; Hearings to Come?, Ben Pershing , July 10, 2008
On Energy, Democrats' Tank Is Only Half Full, Ben Pershing , June 27, 2008
Player of the Week: Dennis Kucinich, Ben Pershing , June 13, 2008
E-Mails to Congress on the Rise, Ben Pershing , June 10, 2008
Is Congress Too Small?, Ben Pershing , May 28, 2008
Stretching the Facts on Iraq?, Ben Pershing , May 27, 2008
Changes Afoot at the NRCC, Ben Pershing , May 21, 2008
Hoyer Testifies on 'Stolen Vote', Ben Pershing , May 13, 2008
Player of the Week: 'Charlie Boy' for Speaker?, washingtonpost.com Editors , May 2, 2008
Miss. House Special Heads to Runoff, Ben Pershing , April 23, 2008
Muslim Rep. Ellison on the Pope, Ben Pershing , April 18, 2008
A Papal Audience for Members, Ben Pershing , April 16, 2008
A Dubious Milestone for Rep. Young, Ben Pershing , April 16, 2008
Mr. Thomas Has the Floor?, Ben Pershing , April 15, 2008
Keeping Score on the Colombia Trade Pact, Ben Pershing , April 10, 2008
Meet the House's Newest Member, Ben Pershing , April 9, 2008
Pelosi to Stop Clock on Colombia Deal, Ben Pershing , April 9, 2008
Rep. Wynn to Resign, Ben Pershing , March 27, 2008
Indictment: Hussein Funded Lawmakers' Trip, Ben Pershing , March 26, 2008
About That New Ethics Office..., Ben Pershing , March 25, 2008
The Rise and Fall of Tom Reynolds, Ben Pershing , March 20, 2008
Rep. Tom Reynolds to Retire, washingtonpost.com Editors , March 20, 2008
Player of the Week: Michael Conaway, Ben Pershing , March 14, 2008
House Holds Rare 'Closed Session', Ben Pershing , March 13, 2008
House Passes Ethics Bill Amid Squabbling, Ben Pershing , March 11, 2008
George Miller's (Un)official Web Site, Ben Pershing , February 29, 2008
Democrats Pull Ethics Bill, Ben Pershing , February 27, 2008
Parties Plot on Ethics Reform, Ben Pershing , February 27, 2008
Renzi Move a Mixed Blessing for GOP, Ben Pershing , February 26, 2008
Renzi Vows to Stay in House, Ben Pershing , February 25, 2008
Rep. Renzi Indicted, Ben Pershing , February 22, 2008
Shadegg Reverses Course, Will Run for Reelection, Ben Pershing , February 21, 2008
Rep. Jefferson's Trial Delayed, Ben Pershing , February 21, 2008
Player of the Week: John Conyers, Ben Pershing , February 15, 2008
GOP's Earmarks Crusade Has its Limits, Ben Pershing , February 15, 2008
No Plan B in the House for Surveillance Bill?, Ben Pershing , February 13, 2008
Waxman Swears Off Earmarks, Ben Pershing , February 13, 2008
Rep. Lantos, Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 80, Ben Pershing , February 11, 2008
Player of the Week: Nancy Pelosi, Ben Pershing , February 8, 2008
As the Earmarks Turn, Ben Pershing , February 7, 2008
House Democrats Feel Wind at Their Backs, Ben Pershing , January 31, 2008
Bizarre Trial Begins in N.H., Ben Pershing , January 29, 2008
Getaway Day for the GOP, Ben Pershing , January 24, 2008
Despite Blog Support, Flake Bid a Long-shot, Ben Pershing , January 21, 2008
Rep. Baker Leaving House for K Street Post, Ben Pershing , January 15, 2008
And the Mouse Goes to..., Ben Pershing , January 14, 2008
In Michigan, a Lonely Hunter, Ben Pershing , January 12, 2008
Hastert Resigns Tonight, Paul Kane , November 26, 2007
Hastert's Farewell: 'My Heart is Still Here', Paul Kane , November 15, 2007
What Has the Record-Setting House Achieved?, Paul Kane , October 26, 2007
S-CHIP Showdown Could Affect 2008 Races, Paul Kane , September 25, 2007
Freshmen 42: The Fight Over SCHIP, Paul Kane , September 13, 2007
Ranking the Most Powerful in Congress, Paul Kane , September 12, 2007
The House GOP Leaders' Precipitous Fall, Paul Kane , August 17, 2007
New Ethics Panel 'Not Even Close', Paul Kane , August 1, 2007
Emanuel's Earmark Curve Ball, Paul Kane , June 18, 2007
House Readies for Earmark Battle, Paul Kane , June 11, 2007
House Dems Show Historic Level of Unity, Paul Kane , June 1, 2007
Barney Frank: Thank You For Not Asking, Paul Kane , May 15, 2007
Gonzales Hearing Update: No More Pink, Paul Kane , May 10, 2007
Gonzales Hearing Turns 'Pink', Paul Kane , May 10, 2007
Virginia Delegation Heading to Blacksburg, Paul Kane , April 16, 2007
Freshmen 42: The Money Chase, Paul Kane , April 16, 2007
Wilson: Under Fire But Raising Cash Fast, Paul Kane , April 13, 2007
Putnam's 11, Seeing 'Red', Paul Kane , April 6, 2007
The Freshman 42: Mr. Mitchell's Opus, Paul Kane , March 12, 2007
Pelosi's Big Win...and the GOP's Too, washingtonpost.com Editors , February 16, 2007
Rep. Jefferson Gets Seat on Homeland Security, Paul Kane , February 15, 2007
By the Numbers: Day 2 of the Iraq Debate, Paul Kane , February 15, 2007
Jones's 11 Take on the Surge, Paul Kane , February 15, 2007
Iraq Debate, by the Numbers, Paul Kane , February 14, 2007
Reading the Tea Leaves About Dennis Hastert, Paul Kane , February 13, 2007
Bush and the Dems -- Together Again, Paul Kane , February 3, 2007
The Clyburn Primary, Paul Kane , February 2, 2007
Tortoise and Hare, washingtonpost.com Editors , February 1, 2007
Wasting Away Again ... in Moneyville, Paul Kane , January 30, 2007
SOTU, Take Two, Paul Kane , January 26, 2007
Out of the Majority ... And the Spotlight, Paul Kane , January 25, 2007
House GOP Retreats ... to the Eastern Shore, Paul Kane , January 25, 2007
Much Ado About Tuna?, Paul Kane , January 24, 2007
The Speaker vs. The Dean, Paul Kane , January 22, 2007
Pelosi's "Will" to Govern, Paul Kane , January 19, 2007
 
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