Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a rare member of Congress willing to take heat for challenging U.S. “regime change” projects, in part, because as an Iraq War vet she saw the damage these schemes do, as retired Col. Ann Wright explains to ConsortiumNews.com. I support Rep. Show More Summary
In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with TheresaShow More Summary
By Eugene Scott US Sen. John McCain slammed President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media this week by noting dictators “get started by suppressing free press.” It was a startling observation from a sitting member of Congress against the President of the United States, especially considering McCain is a member of Trump’s party. “I hate […]
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) slammed President Trump’s attacks on the media this week by noting dictators “get started by suppressing free press,” CNN reports. “It was a startling observation from a sitting member of Congress against the President of the [...]
To hold a town hall, or not to hold a town hall: that is the question facing Republican members of Congress as they head home to their states and districts this weekend. President’s Day Weekend kicks off Congress’ first “recess” week since Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a work...
Democratic members of Congress from Connecticut are meeting with constituents to discuss the impact of former President Barack Obama's health car law. Congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump have pledged … Click to Continue »
Members of Congress from Rhode Island and Massachusetts are pushing legislation that would require the president to publicly disclose any personal financial interests that would be at stake before acting … Click to Continue »
Tara Burnette, a South Carolina voter, talks with Rachel Maddow about her petition drive to get her senators to hold a town hall to hear the concerns of...
The demand for an investigation comes from Congressman Ted Lieu (a Democrat from California) and is signed by 14 other members of Congress.
Priorities USA is rolling out its first series of digital ads as it reinvents itself as progressive investor
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to start running out of the custom-made Cross pens he uses to sign executive orders. Trump was handing them out as souvenirs for members of Congress who attendedShow More Summary
An astonishing 119 members of Congress from both sides of the aisle agree with PETA and are joining our effort against the USDA's information blackout. The post 119 Members of Congress Join PETA’s Fight for Freedom of Information appeared first on PETA.
Animal rights groups have sued, members of Congress have demanded a reversal, and ordinary Americans are tweeting photos of their pets to the USDA and lawmakers.
To the editor: I am sure many Americans are relieved to read that members of Congress and the billionaire Koch brothers are still thinking of us, the “common people.” (“With Trump in the limelight, Congress has been quietly working to undo Obama-era regulations,” Feb. 14) We can again welcome mountain-top...
Members of Congress are sounding the alarm about a Russian spy ship sailing off the Connecticut coast. They say the vessel, the Viktor Leonov, may be collecting information on Naval Submarine Base New London, the Navy's main submarine facility on the East Coast. It appears to be part of a recent pattern of Russian provocations. Don Dahler reports.
“Seriously, Republican congress members: you do not want to be covering for accusations of Russian penetration of U.S. government.” — Former Bush speechwriter David Frum, on Twitter.
Leading pro-life and faith-based organizations are asking members of Congress to support new legislation that would provide healthcare providers who conscientiously object to abortions the right not to participate in the life-destroying procedure. The bill, the Conscience Protection Act, was introduced in Congress last year and it passed the U.S. House but was not voted […]
Feb. 18 begins the first recess of the 115th Congress. It will be the first opportunity of the Donald Trump administration for most Americans to speak directly with members of Congress who will be in their districts holding events, town halls and other public appearances. Show More Summary
Chris Edwards Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, thank you for inviting me to testify. I will discuss reasons why Congress should end funding for Department of Energy (DOE) loan guarantee programs. The federal government has subsidized the energy sector for decades. Show More Summary
Joe Scarborough might be the host of “Morning Joe,” but as a former Republican House member, he can provide insight into the inner workings of Congress. Wednesday he was at a loss to understand why Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and other members of Congress were denouncing investigations...