This time, it was the Democrats doing the obstructing.
During a week in which the Senate considered and rejected gun control measures, America witnessed nine mass shootings that left six dead and 31 wounded.
Amid the House sit-in, Democrats in the Senate are trying to back Republicans into a corner on the issue of closing the terror gap.
A Republican bill began to pick up bipartisan support after four gun bills failed in the Senate Monday. But will it be enough?
Cassandra Butts waited 820 days of her life for a confirmation from the Republican-controlled Senate that never came.
They may have an unlikely ally in Donald Trump.
A new bill could make access to help a lot more effective in the US.
The gun lobby's support for congressional Democrats has plunged. So far in 2016, the NRA has given just $1,000 to a single candidate.
The party plans to spend millions of dollars filling the GOP ticket with mini Donald Trumps.
A letter from federal officials to school districts across America is going out Friday.
Governor Pat McCrory thinks the Obama administration is trying to bypass Congress and rewrite the law.
This morning, the Obama administration is to announce tougher visa rules in an attempt to block ISIS, a report claims the Pentagon spent too much money on goats in Afghanistan, Eagles of Death Metal will play a free gig for Bataclan survivors, and more.
Over 70 current and former police leaders and prosecutors added their voices in support of criminal justice reform legislation being considered in Washington, DC.
Sometimes the Weirdness Gods smile on Capitol Hill.
Presidents can't invent new laws, but they can tweak enforcement.
Some members of Congress say putting more emphasis on your state of mind when running afoul of the law could help rein in over-criminalization.
Lawmakers—including nearly 50 Democrats—easily passed a bill that would effectively stall Obama's plans to accept 10,000 new refugees from the war-torn country.
Say a tearful goodbye to all those memes of John Boehner crying in public.
The Benghazi hearings could have been important. Really, honestly, they could have been.
He says he'll only run as a "unity candidate" for House Republicans.
Pregnant women in the country live under a cloud of suspicion and fear, placing their health, lives, and freedom at risk as soon as they enter a hospital seeking critical medical services.
The success of The Martian has increased public interest in NASA's mission to Mars, but so far it hasn't increased the amount of money Congress is giving NASA.
Politicians are mulling changes to the law, but many prisoners are worried they'll slip through the cracks.
The surprise decision leaves Republicans without an obvious choice to replace John Boehner at the end of the month.