{FD} Ryan indicates he’ll stay speaker through year’s end, despite rumblings about faster transition

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he’ll remain the top Republican in the GOP-controlled chamber until retiring in January, despite calls for a fast leadership transition and concerns from within his caucus about a dragged-out process hurting the party in the November midterms.

{FD} AUMF: What to know about the debate over military authorization

The resolution, in part, allows for the president to use “all necessary and appropriate forces against” the terrorists who committed or aided in the 9/11 attacks – particularly, Al Qaeda and the Taliban.

{FD} House fails to pass constitutional balanced budget amendment

The House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment to the Constitution that would require a balanced budget, following a damning Congressional Budget Office report that said the tax reform law and the omnibus spending package would push the deficit to just under $1 trillion in 2019.

{FD} House to vote on balanced budget amendment

House Republicans are pushing for the passage of a balanced budget amendment Thursday, following a damning Congressional Budget Office report that said the tax reform law and the omnibus package would push the deficit to just under $1 trillion in 2019.

{FD} Paul Ryan’s political career highlights, from vice presidential candidate to House speaker

House Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek re-election in November. As his time in Congress comes to a close, here's a look back at the 48-year-old's political career.

{FD} House lawmakers take their turn grilling Facebook’s Zuckerberg

House members took their turn Wednesday grilling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the social-networking site’s failed to protect the personal information of 87 million users, calling on him to explain the "alarming reports" about the data security and urging him to help fix the industry's problems.

{FD} Trump, GOP plan to rescind budget spending has precedent but rocky path in Congress

Congress returns next week with Republicans looking to cut -- or "rescind" -- some of the spending in its recently passed budget, allowable but unlikely to make a dent in the deficit nor garner needed Democratic support.

{FD} South Carolina Rep. Ralph Norman draws gun, says ‘I’m not going to be a Gabby Giffords’

To make a point that guns are dangerous only in the hands of criminals, a South Carolina congressman on Friday pulled out a loaded handgun during a meeting with constituents.

{FD} Nunes threatens to enforce subpoena over FBI memo that kick-started Russia investigation

Congressional investigators are still facing roadblocks over FBI records, despite promises of cooperation from FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to a letter obtained by Fox News on Wednesday.

{FD} Issa thinks special counsel ultimately will lead FBI-Justice probe

California Rep. Darrell Issa said Sunday that existing probes into the former Obama administration’s FBI and Justice Department “could and will likely lead” to a special investigator, while fellow Republican and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham suggested the time is now for a special counsel to lead such an investigation.

{FD} Balanced budget, line-item veto; ’80s ideas with less chance of success than ‘Roseanne’

“Roseanne” is back on the air with smashing ratings. “Ready Player One,” is on the big screen. It’s an homage to ‘80s video games. 1980s cinema virtuoso sprinkles the film with Easter eggs from the decade. And the Republican Party is back touting a constitutional balanced budget amendment and a line-item veto for the president of the United States.