Sen. Ron Johnson seemed to suggest that one reason why Washington, D.C., residents shouldn't be granted statehood is because they are too "elite" – a point that was quickly rebuked by Mayor Muriel Bowser during a Senate hearing Tuesday on whether to make D.C.
Sen. Joe Manchin will vote "yes" on advancing a controversial piece of voting reform legislation on Tuesday, though he doesn't support the underlying legislation, in a deal he reached with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Senate Republicans Tuesday blocked sweeping legislation on election and campaign finance reforms that Democrats said is crucial is ensuring voting rights and saving democracy but Republican blasted as a partisan federal takeover of elections.
House Republicans Wednesday called on the Biden administration and congressional Democrats to take more action to hold China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as they released their GOP roadmap for achieving justice for the American people who suffered tremendous losses from the global
A conservative watchdog group filed a lawsuit this week against the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) demanding the personnel files for David Chipman, President Biden’s nominee to lead the federal agency.
The delicate political balancing act of passing infrastructure legislation through a divided Senate hit a snag Thursday, with Sen. Joe Manchin saying he's not ready to commit to passing a progressive-backed companion bill that could hit $6 trillion in new spending.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced the creation of a select House committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot following the failure last month of a bipartisan effort to form an independent commission in the Senate.
President Biden on Thursday touted a new major bipartisan spending deal but warned he wouldn't sign the roughly $1 trillion in roads, bridges and broadband investments unless Congress passes a separate bill on human infrastructure filled with Democratic priorities on expanding the social safety
The ongoing effort to hold China accountable for devastating coronavirus losses got a boost with new legislation from Rep. Mo Brooks who says the Communist Party of China (CPC) should be subjected to 10 & tariffs if they don't pay restitution to Americans.
Progressive Squad members on Tuesday announced new legislation to give public housing tenants expanded protections in an effort to fight back against substandard living conditions and hold the federal government and building owners accountable for ignoring safety problems.
EXCLUSIVE: The largest conservative caucus in the House is calling on their state governors to send National Guard troops or law enforcement personnel to the southern border ahead of former President Donald Trump's trip to Texas on Wednesday.
The House Tuesday passed legislation to remove from the Capitol the bust of former Supreme CourtChief JusticeRoger Brooke Taney, who authored an infamous pro-slavery decision, as well as to banish other Confederate statues.
The House on Wednesday passed legislation to create a select committee focused solely on investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, a move that was panned by Republicans as too partisan but hailed by Democrats as necessary to give the American people a full accounting of what happened during the
Rep. Ilhan Omar on Wednesday issued a lengthy statement highlighting the historic ties between the Black and the Jewish communities and said she's committed to finding "solidarity" with both her Jewish and non-Jewish colleagues to fight injustices.
In the early morning hours Wednesday at the Texas border, Rep. August Pfluger said he witnessed firsthand the fallout of President Biden's immigration policies when hundreds of migrants entered the U.S.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Republican Liz Cheney to her newly formed select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, making her the lone GOP appointee among Pelosi's eight picks.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Wyoming Republican Liz Cheney to her newly formed select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, making her the lone GOP appointee among Pelosi's eight picks.
The House Thursday passed a major transportation and infrastructure bill in a largely partisan vote that marked a landmark return of congressional earmarks to fund hometown construction projects.
The United States Capitol Police (USCP) will open new regional offices in response to increased threats to members of Congress since the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, the police agency announced Tuesday.
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