House Ethics Committee clears Rep. Markwayne Mullin on family business dealings

Mullin (R-Okla.) faced allegations that he broke House rules by appearing in commercials for his family plumbing business and received improper payments for his role as a president and director of various family companies.

Pelosi is the star of GOP attack ads, worrying Democrats upbeat about midterms

Ohio special election shows Democrats remain on the march — even if they don’t win Tuesday

Democrats are routinely beating their 2016 performance by double digits, and Ohio shows the suburbs are trending sharply away from Republicans.

Trump’s worst political nightmare? Democrats with subpoena power

A Democratic takeover of either congressional chamber could quickly set off investigations into the president’s personal finances, not to mention his administration’s policy decisions.

N.Y. man charged with threatening top House GOP leaders over Trump immigration policy

A charging document alleges that Carlos Bayon of Grand Island, N.Y., left voicemails on the evening of June 30 containing physical threats against Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers.

Congress passes flood insurance extension, again punting reforms

The extension passed Tuesday is the seventh stopgap Congress has passed since long-term authorization lapsed last year.

Paul Ryan backs Rep. Jason Lewis, who faces drumbeat of revelations from his talk-radio career

Ryan, who lectured interns Wednesday on civility in politics, told reporters that he separated Lewis’s past career with his present service as a lawmaker.

Paul Ryan backs Rep. Jason Lewis, who faces drumbeat of revelations from his talk-radio career

Ryan, who lectured interns Wednesday on civility in politics, told reporters that he separated Lewis’s past career with his present service as a lawmaker.

Rep. Scalise says he supports effort by conservative lawmakers to impeach Rosenstein

The No. 3 Republican in the House says the effort is additional leverage over the Justice Department.

A year after GOP measure’s demise, Democrats see health care as a winning issue

But several Republicans have pivoted to a message that highlights what they perceive as a potential Democratic overreach: the embrace of more aggressive federal intervention in health care.

While Democrats peer left, Hoyer tries to keep his eye on the center

In an interview, the No. 2 House Democrat urged colleagues and candidates to emulate centrist Conor Lamb ahead of the midterms — not the leftist agenda of New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Hoyer says Trump’s Iran tweet was ‘unbecoming of an American president’

The No. 2 Democrat in the House said the president was trying to distract from his performance last week with Putin.

Paul Ryan’s sprint to retirement turns into a long slog with plenty of pitfalls

The House speaker has maintained power three months after announcing his retirement. But his final months stand to be one last test of his leadership skills.

House GOP passes measure lauding ICE; Democrats withhold votes in protest

The Abolish ICE movement has been pilloried by GOP leaders, and they have seen political advantage in highlighting the liberal attacks on the agency.

After Helsinki, Democrats see chance to capitalize on Trump’s embrace of Russia

Democratic strategists have counseled candidates and party leaders to focus on ‘kitchen table’ issues. Now, they say, the political ground may have shifted.

Freedom Caucus leaders want Rosenstein investigated for alleged threats

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the request of Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz on Monday.

‘This loss is on me’: Crowley tries to calm tensions in first interview since primary shocker

Crowley spoke with CBS News three days after an unusual Twitter spat with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the self-described democratic socialist who beat him June 26.

Democrats reject GOP’s narrow fix to Trump’s family separation policy

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls detentions measure “a cynical attempt on the part of Republicans.” The GOP, meanwhile, remains stuck in an internal immigration quagmire.

Republicans press ahead with narrow fix to migrant crisis created by Trump

With the president an unpredictable ally, the GOP has all but abandoned hopes for a broad immigration overhaul.

Republicans fume after Trump’s latest immigration tweet undermines House talks

‘We reached, I think, a good consensus, and suddenly we wake up to another tweet,’ said Rep. Dennis Ross.