U.S. Congress

Since the rise of the detail-averse Donald Trump, Republicans have retreated further from their self-proclaimed mantle as the “party of ideas.”
Turner, a former Ohio state senator, lost a contentious primary to Rep. Shontel Brown in August.
The president’s reluctance to call out the capital’s dysfunction and corruption contributed to Democrats’ voting rights debacle — and a lot more.
With tax filing season starting Monday, U.S. taxpayers can expect the task to be more cumbersome than usual this year.
As the old guard retires, a group of younger progressives is pushing for influence.
The House speaker said she would be "OK" with not allowing lawmakers to trade individual stocks if that's what most of her caucus wants.
There won't be another round of stimulus payments anytime soon.
The plea from the King family brings an especially powerful voice to an increasingly tense campaign to pressure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to change her mind.
America's paid leave situation is only getting worse as omicron surges, with major companies cutting benefits for workers infected with COVID-19.
Even so, Latinx people made up only 1.4% of all elected officials while comprising 19% of the U.S. population.
I thought President Biden was going to get in office and pay Republicans back for the last four years. Boy, was I wrong.
Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J. and Richard Burr, R-N.C., introduced the bill to honor Till and his mother with the highest civilian honor that Congress awards.
"I have a feeling she would have cleaned my clock," "The Tender Bar" actor said.
But hammering out a narrower bill may be easier said than done.
In a video to launch a second bid for Congress, the Democrat and singer said he wants to change his state’s “backwards-ass policies.”
The documents, obtained by The Associated Press, underscore the uneven and muddled intelligence that circulated to Capitol Police officers ahead of the Jan. 6 riot.
Senate Democrats have so far sat on the sidelines during an epic battle over the fairness of American elections — endangering the party’s electoral prospects and American democracy.
As with everything in Congress these days, the question of whether to mark an attack on democracy itself is splitting along ideological lines.
The caucus of nearly 100 House Democrats just gave a big boost to progressives’ efforts to add four seats to the high court.
Nearly all of the 147 Republicans who voted to reject the 2020 presidential election results also won't say if they regret that vote, which was based on a lie.