Fifteen years ago today, the House of Representatives impeached a president for only the second time in history -- and the first in well over a century. At some point, some fair-minded historian should go back and publish a thorough account of that year-long controversy, just to set the record straight. Show More Summary
December 19, 1998: The House of Representatives impeached President Bill Clinton, charging him with lying under oath to a federal grand jury and obstructing justice. Clinton, the second president to be impeached, was later acquitted in a Senate trial. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - Two days after three leading members of the House of Representatives announced their retirements, another longtime congressman announced Thursday that he plans on staying put on Capitol Hill. Longtime Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York, in an opinion piece in the New York Daily News, said he's running next year for […]
Yesterday, Republicans in the Senate blamed Harry Reid for cutting veterans’ pensions. But the House of Representatives passed the legislation first. The GOP could have fixed it there had Speaker Boehner spent more time reading his legislation than attacking conservatives. Show More Summary
On December 11, congressman Alessandro Molon (PT-RJ) submitted to the Brazilian House of Representatives the new version of the Marco Civil.
There was good news, bad news, and stupid news from the budget deal reached by the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Probably the best news is that we can have a national day of gloating that there are no cuts to Social Security. Show More Summary
Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record.
Longtime incumbent Democrat Jim Matheson threw in the towel yesterday. After 14 years in the House of Representatives the still-young 53 year-old Blue Dog likely read the writing on the wall and chose retirement over an almost certain loss against Republican rising star Mia Love. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three veteran members of the House of Representatives, two Republicans and one Democrat, announced their retirements just as the 2014 congressional campaign season starts to heat up.
Tis the season.. for retirement announcements in the House of Representatives. Rep. Tom Latham, R-Iowa, announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election in 2014 after serving 10 terms in Congress, citing a desire to spend time with his family. He made the announcement …
He just can’t take it anymore: It has been a tremendous privilege to serve the people of Utah during my time in the United States House of Representatives, but my time in the House should not be the sum total of my service. Today, I am announcing that I will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives. Better to go out on his own | Read More »
The state of Michigan is set to join Japan, the United Kingdom and the US states of California, Florida and Nevada in allowing testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads. A bill in both the Michigan House of Representatives and Senate...Show More Summary
The retirement of two moderate congressmen today — one Democrat and one Republican — is further proof of how little fun it must be to legislate in a politically-polarized and dysfunctional House of Representatives.In Virginia, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Virginia) said he would not seek an 18th term in the House. Show More Summary
Rep. Tom Rice, a staunch opponent of the Affordable Care Act, introduced a House resolution last week proposing that the House of Representatives sue President Obama to force faster implementation of the Obamacare employer mandate provisions. The post Why 30 Members Of Congress Want The House Of Representatives To Sue Obama appeared first on ThinkProgress.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives ethics committee said on Monday it would investigate U.S. Representative Henry "Trey" Radel, who pleaded guilty last month to a charge of cocaine possession.
Kind of like washing clean dishes... Paul Ryan explains to the world that passing a budget agreement through the House of Representatives was actually a selfless act of heroism: “My job is not to cloud my judgment with personal ambition. Show More Summary
This is what compromise looks like: In the U. S. House of Representatives one of our most conservative and two of our most progressive members voted against the bill that provides continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014. The bill prevents a more protracted debate and a government shutdown. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - The budget deal struck by Republican and Democratic lawmakers that easily passed the House of Representatives last week has run into some opposition in the Senate. But according to CNN's vote count, the deal appears to be nearing passage. There are currently a total of 31 aye votes for the budget, according […]
Six states have yet to elect a woman to the U.S. House of Representatives, but one is poised to be crossed off that list in 2014.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) misled his colleagues in the House of Representatives about several major areas of the budget deal he cut with Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Breitbart News has learned. Show More Summary