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Iowa Rep. Steve King Decides Now’s A Great Time To Get Neo-Nazi AF

Oh neat, now members of Congress are using actual White Power code words. THANKS TRUMP!

Would delay in a long-term care price hike for federal workers do any good?

Angry members of Congress are urging the Office of Personnel Management to delay a major price hike in the long-term-care insurance program for federal employees and retirees. Placing a good portion of the blame for the cost increase on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), three Democratic lawmakers expressed  their “outrage over the dramatic premium […]

OF COURSE THEY DO: Boycott Israel Group Hopes to Host Future Events with Members of Congress….

OF COURSE THEY DO: Boycott Israel Group Hopes to Host Future Events with Members of Congress.

Who Should Get My Vote for Congress?

I live in the Third Congressional District. Neither of the major party candidates has convinced me that he deserves my vote. On the Republican side, we have incumbent Congressman Tom MacArthur. The wealthiest member of the New Jersey delegation (MacArthur...Read more

Nicaragua speaks out against congressional rebuke

The Nicaraguan officials accused members of Congress with carrying out an intimidation and disinformation campaign against the government. They called a House proposal, led by Miami Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, … Click to Continue »

Larry Lessig takes his plan to Congress

Lawrence Lessig‘s plea to members of Congress wasn’t exactly diplomatic: “End the humiliation that is your life, the embarrassment that is our representative democracy.” The Harvard law professor was referring to the outsize role fundraising plays in lawmakers’ schedules, and surveys showing that the most people believe the current system keeps them from being heard.…

Larry Lessig takes his plan to Congress

Lawrence Lessig pushed public funding and voucher programs at a discussion on campaign finance this week. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) By: Ashley Balcerzak Lawrence Lessig 's plea to members of Congress wasn't exactly diplomatic: "End the humiliation...Show More Summary

House Democrats urge OPM to delay federal employee insurance hike

Members of Congress are urging the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to delay a major price hike in the long-term-care insurance program for federal employees and retirees. In a letter sent Friday to acting OPM Director Beth Cobert, Reps. Chris Van Hollen (Md), Gerry Connolly (Va.) and Don Beyer (Va.), all Democrats, criticized the agency for […]

Ag Voices Urge TPP Passage

The National Corn Growers Association this week started delivering letters from over 6300 corn farmers from across the country to members of Congress urging them to take up and pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement before the end of the year. Show More Summary

Congressional Black Caucus want attorney general to investigate police shootings

As some black members of Congress gathered on Wednesday afternoon for their weekly meeting on Capitol Hill, the national spotlight was aimed toward protests over the fatal shooting of a … Click to Continue »

GOP Rep. Finds Obama’s Morgan Freeman Joke ‘Outrageous’ After Charlotte

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

President Obama joked about Morgan Freeman today and for some reason a Republican member of Congress found this offensive.

Mylan's CEO Says Her Company Only Makes $100 Off of Each Epipen Pack, As If That Fixes Anything

Members of Congress spent a nice little chunk of Wednesday afternoon tearing into Mylan CEO Heather Bresch, who appeared before the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform to explain why her company hiked the price of EpiPens some 500 percent over the past 12 years. Show More Summary

Members Of Congress Rip Into Mylan CEO

In a blistering hearing on Wednesday, members of Congress went after Mylan CEO Heather Bresch amid uproar over the soaring price of EpiPens. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government...Show More Summary

Anthony Weiner reportedly had monthslong sexting relationship with 15-year-old girl

Anthony Weiner engaged in a monthslong sexting relationship with a 15-year-old high school student, according to a bombshell Wednesday report in The Daily Mail. The former member of Congress and New York City mayoral candidate sent the...Show More Summary

Attack ad tying Darrell Issa to Trump leads slate of new Democratic House ads

Why does Darrell Issa, the wealthiest member of Congress, think Donald Trump is "the obvious choice" for president? His Democratic rival, Doug Applegate, has the answer in his new campaign ad: they're two peas in a pod. "I'm really rich,"...Show More Summary

‘Gutless leadership’ abounds at Wells Fargo's Senate hearing

If you wonder why Congress has an approval rating of only 18%, you clearly did not watch today’s Senate Banking Committee hearing on C-SPAN. For nearly 3 hours, members of the Senate Banking Committee took turns feigning shock and anger...Show More Summary

Still no deal in Congress to fight Zika, keep government open

Members of Congress have yet to reach a deal to pass legislation that would fund the fight against Zika and keep the federal government open past the end of the … Click to Continue »

Duterte critic took bribes, Philippine felons tell Congress members

MANILA (Reuters) - Convicted Philippine felons on Tuesday told a Congressional hearing they had bribed a former justice minister and fierce critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, dealing another blow to her efforts to investigate the country's deadly war on drugs.

Kratom Movement Draws Attention From Congress, And More On The DEA's Plan To Schedule 1

The surge of public support to keep kratom legal has earned the attention of members of Congress -- what comes next will make all the difference.

In lopsided race to succeed Mikulski, Szeliga tries to put Van Hollen on defense

The little-known Republican state delegate will face off against a veteran member of Congress in debates before the election.

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