A Texas Democrat on Thursday called this year's state legislature the most misogynistic she's seen in her 21 years as a state representative, following a house vote that would have ended legal abortion care for pregnant Texans whoseShow More Summary
It's one of the hottest tickets in the political world — unless you’re a Republican hoping to win your party’s nomination and the president in office is a Democrat whose record you’re setting out to run against.
Rep. Ted Lieu won California's 33rd District congressional race last year after long-time Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman retired. Waxman was one of the more active members when it came to trying to budge the of the House of Representatives on climate change. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - Legislation to speed trade deals through the U.S. Congress cleared through a key committee on Thursday, but low Democratic support signaled a looming battle over a Pacific trade pact central to President...Show More Summary
Democratic House candidate Lucy Flores On Wednesday, former Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, who was the Democrats' 2014 nominee for lieutenant governor, kicked off a bid against freshman Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy. So far, Flores only faces state Sen. Show More Summary
In less than a month, the leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination will sit for a public grilling by a House panel investigating the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya. For most candidates, this would seem disastrous. But this is actually what Hillary Rodham Clinton and her advisers wanted to happen. Clinton has […]
The bill, introduced by two Florida Congress members — Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Democrat Ted Deutch — backs the increased aid and would treat Jordan as one of the nations that are accorded faster congressional review of arms deliveries.
Billings Gazette: The Democratic governor signed the bill flanked by two Republicans, Sen. Duane Ankney of Colstrip, who sponsored the bill, and Rep. Frank Garner of Kalispell, who led the debate in the House. Later, a number of legislators who … Continue reading ?
Four presidential candidates have now announced their intention to run for the White House in 2016 . Three of them are Republicans - Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul while one Democrat is running - Hillary Clinton. Much has been reported about their ambitions but how do people feel about their campaigns, and [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Backers of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope a Senate committee's endorsement will help overcome partisan divides in the House. The top Ways and Means Democrat, Congressman Sander Levin of Michigan, is offering an alternative bill that would make greater demands on trading partners on issues including workers' conditions and currency policies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's trade agenda narrowly passed an initial Senate test late Wednesday, but many fellow Democrats hope to trip him in the House. The Senate Finance Committee endorsed Obama's request for "fast track"...Show More Summary
The White House is trying to limit the potential political fallout for Democrats of what had become a deep rift in the United States-Israel relationship.
Congressional Democrats on Wednesday criticized a Republican-led probe of the 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, as a political assault on Hillary Clinton, citing a possible delay in its final report until 2016, while a related State Department letter seen by Reuters stoked further...
Sen. Chuck Schumer comes out in support for the Corker bill, which the White House says could endanger the ongoing negotiations on a historic agreement to...
Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign on late Wednesday lashed out at the House committee investigating the fatal attack in Benghazi, Libya in 2012 after its chairman said it plans to extend… Click to Continue »
Two young, Hispanic candidates in Nevada with ties to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will vie for Nevada’s fourth congressional district in the 2016 Democratic primary. The GOP captured the seat last year in an upset win during the Republican midterm wave.
The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved an amendment by U.S. Rep. David Price, a Democrat from Chapel Hill, that adds $15 million for Veterans Affairs research on traumatic… Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans on a powerful House panel are quarreling over spending levels for domestic agencies, as well as clean water rules and guns on federal lands, as they kick off action on more than $1 trillion worth of spending bills for the budget year beginning in October.
As Democrats and unions oppose the Pacific free-trade deal, the White House argues that not reaching a deal would only strengthen China. It may be the strongest argument the administration has, Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.
A top aide to Democratic U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas of Los Angeles was subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in Los Angeles, she reported to the House.