Congressional Democrats plan to put forward legislation that would outlaw LGBT discrimination not only in employment but also in education, credit, federal programs, housing, and jury service.
Twenty-one years ago, Bill Clinton reminded listeners of all the previous presidents who had tried and failed to create a universal health care system for Americans.
Trying to salvage President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, Republican leaders in Congress plan to vote again Thursday on legislation giving the president fast-track negotiating authority.
David Bossie lacks the skill and style of a truly dangerous gremlin like Roger Stone – and his rote recitations of old “scandal” memes aren’t difficult to refute.
An upcoming rule to protect the environment and communities near mountaintop-removal mining operations is contested by Big Coal.
Islamic State’s takeover of Ramadi gives Congressional hawks reason to criticize Obama’s foreign policy decisions.
a White House spokesperson called the bill “the kind of reasonable and acceptable compromise that the president would be willing to sign.”
L. Felipe Restrepo, a Colombian immigrant, “could become the latest high-profile victim of partisan brinkmanship in the shaping of the judicial branch.”
GOP House members use an arcane measure to infringe on the rights women and local governments, by ‘disapproving’ a D.C. law protecting the use of birth control in the workplace.
A high-speed railway could be coming to a state near you if Congressional Republicans don’t stop the plan dead in its tracks first.
Watch GOP congressman Steve Knight’s response to an anti-immigration protester — though you might want to be careful, should you ever meet him in a dark alley.
Brand-name politicians aren’t only running for the presidency, they’re running for a seat on Capitol Hill too. 18 current members had a parent who served in Congress before them.
President Barack Obama on Friday called on Republicans to schedule a vote on his nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, calling Loretta Lynch’s monthslong wait a case of Senate “dysfunction” gone too far.
Will Congress reauthorize, rewrite, or let the Patriot Act expire? Critics tout the economic cost and strain on civil liberties that the law has had on Americans.
With no easy answer to education reform, Congress meets to decide whether to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act and shift the power to administer tests from the Fed to the States.
With transit ridership at an all-time high, advocates are pushing Congress to continue federal funding for long-term transportation projects.
The nagging question about the Paul family business is how much of Ron’s millions were the fruit of his racist, anti-Semitic, gay-baiting, conspiracy-addled newsletters.
With the details of a nuclear agreement with Iran still being debated, a prominent Senate Republican said Sunday that Congress should insist on learning more before deciding whether to support a final deal.
House Speaker John A. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have an opportunity to demonstrate that Republicans can effectively govern. But it remains unclear if they will be able to deliver.