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DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the Swearing in of Alma Adams

Washington, DC – In advance of the swearing in of Alma Adams, the 100th woman to serve as a voting member of the current Congress, DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “When Alma Adams is sworn in...Show More Summary

Great News for Many NJ Immigrants

Let Republican zealots call for Armageddon, but President Obama last night said clearly, "To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress...Show More Summary

MAP: Richest Members Of Congress

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

At #1 is GOP car thief (seriously) Rep. Darryl Issa, who is worth at least $357M. Issa lists seven high-yield bonds as being worth more than $50 million — the highest disclosure category. How much those bonds are actually worth is unknown; they could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars each. Show More Summary

Obama's immigration plan sparks Tea Party rebellion in the GOP

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) isn't even majority leader yet, but he is already facing a rebellion from Tea Party members of Congress who are livid about President Obama's unilateral moves to reform the U.S.'s immigration system and allow some five million undocumented immigrants remain in the States. Show More Summary

Morning Docket: 11.21.14

Barack Obama laid out his plans for an immigration overhaul last night, daring the members of Congress to pass a bill if they didn’t like it. Consider that to be a presidential burn. [New York Times] Who’s got the God View now? In an...Show More Summary

Bachmann: 'Melt the Phone Lines' Against Exec Amnesty

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) urged members of the public to "melt the phone lines" to defund President Obama's executive order on immigration on Thursday's "Hannity" on the Fox News Channel. "Congress has a responsibility to uphold the laws of the land as well, and we can defund this president's illegal amnesty. Show More Summary

The pro-sanctions, anti-Iran contingent grows

As the chances of a final deal between Iran and the P5+1 shrink, another conflict between President Obama and Congress looms. The Los Angeles Times reports: “Skeptics in Congress, who include senior members of both parties, have long been warning that if a deal wasn’t concluded this year they would seek to impose further sanctions on Iran. Other […]

Interesting Statistics Regarding the Little Camera Drones and Safety

Los Angeles, CA –Nearly everywhere there are some frightened members of Congress, various state legislatures and city councils that are considering ways to ban or severely regulate the little multi-rotor camera drones. Must we always...Show More Summary

GOP Lawmakers Call on Obama to Work with Them on Immigration

Republican House members are calling on President Obama to work with Congress to pass immigration reform instead of moving forward with his expected executive amnesty. In a letter to Obama dated Tuesday, nearly three dozen Republicans lawmakers — led by Rep. Show More Summary

NFL Flagged With Another Challenge To Tax-Exempt Status Because Of Redskins

With football season in full swing, members of Congress are taking another hit at the NFL's tax exempt status: a second bill has been introduced which aims to eliminating tax exempt status unless the Washington Redskins yank their name. Does it have enough support to make a difference?

Marking a Milestone: 10 Years of Reducing Poverty

Members of Congress, the Administration, the private sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the diplomatic community gathered last night to mark the Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC) first 10 years of driving cha

Congress turns out for CBS celebration of 60 years of ‘Face the Nation’

Looking for hints about common-ground issues for both parties in the newly Republican-led Congress? Here’s one: Being on CBS’s “Face the Nation” is kind of a big deal. More than a dozen members of Congress, R’s and D’s alike, along with a who’s who of Washington TV news, turned up at a splashy fete Monday […]

Georgia Congressmen Oppose A-10 Aircraft Sequestration Cuts

Three Members of Congress from Georgia have gone public with their opposition to the Department of Defense’s newly proposed budget cuts to the A-10 weapons system, specifically the A-10 Thunderbolt II. The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the US Air Force’s primary close air support aircraft. Show More Summary

Control Freaks

Control freaks want to run your life. They call themselves “public servants.” But whether student council president, environmental bureaucrat or member of Congress, most believe they know how to run

FEC’s Coordination Definition Is a Big Hot Mess

Members of Congress and donors in cahoots to deceive not only the American voting public but the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) as well? Shocking, I know. According to a CNN report, a number of congressional campaigns may have used...Show More Summary

The State Secrets Senator Mark Udall Should Reveal

As a lame-duck member of Congress, the Coloradan has the unique ability to expose CIA and NSA lawbreaking—without breaking the law himself.

Congress bets big on Apple, Microsoft stock

Members of US Senate and House have personally invested tens of millions in tech.

Industry waits Obama action on immigration reform

While some members of Congress are calling on President Obama to include farm workers in his expected executive action to give relief to illegal immigrants in the U.S., the timing and substance of his potential moves is unclear.

Industry waits Obama action on immigration reform

While some members of Congress are calling on President Obama to include farm workers in his expected executive action to give relief to illegal immigrants in the U.S., the timing and substance of his potential moves is unclear.

Pence to Congress: Block Obama on Coal and Immigration

Former Congressman and current Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) urged members of the Congress to use the power of the purse to stop the president from acting unilaterally on the issues of environmental regulations and immigration on Thursday’s...Show More Summary

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