congress

money-corruption

Reports of AOC's Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

The 'New York Times' says the controversial member of Congress has fallen in line. That's only half the story.
Brendan O'Connor
9 hours ago
VICE News

Democrats Want to Give Trump a Win on Gun Control. Here's What They're Offering.

“I think Republicans desperately want to vote on a background checks bill,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said.
Matt Laslo
3 days ago
medicare for all

Support for Medicare for All in Congress Just Got Very Real

The House hit a key metric thanks to the endorsement by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Morgan Baskin
9.6.19
Trump Wall

Trump Is Pulling Money From Hurricane Recovery and Childcare Centers to Build His Wall

The Pentagon plans to divert $3.6 billion from military projects in the latest effort to circumvent Congress
Tim Marcin
9.5.19
Mass Shootings

It’s Now or Never for Gun Control in Congress

“This is a simple question: Is President Trump willing to endorse a background check proposal that the NRA opposes?”
Cameron Joseph
9.3.19
AOC

AOC Just Pissed Off a Bunch of First Amendment Scholars

The New York Democrat is having none of it.
David Uberti
8.30.19
Space

Trump Just Took Another Step to Get Us Ready for Space Battles

It's not Space Force, but Trump didn't skimp on the theatrics of the SpaceCom announcement.
Alex Lubben
8.30.19
Drugs Policy

A Top Congressional Democrat Still Thinks Weed Is a Gateway Drug

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer called cannabis "a threshold drug that leads to the use of harder, very harmful drugs."
Alex Norcia
8.29.19
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“She Should Be Shot”: An Ohio Man Was Just Charged With Threatening AOC

Timothy J. Ireland Jr. was arrested in Toledo for posting a threatening message on Facebook and telling Capitol Police he meant it.
Greg Walters
8.10.19
money-corruption

Blame Mitch McConnell, Not Trump, for Not Doing Anything About Guns

The longtime Senate Republican leader has obstructed gun control legislation for years.
Harry Cheadle
8.6.19
rights

Opinion: The U.S. Is About to Decide if LGBTQ People Truly Count as Citizens

In an exclusive op-ed, Congressman Joe Kennedy III explains why LGBTQ Americans need the Equality Act to pass.
Joseph Kennedy III
5.16.19
Trump

It Was a Wild Day in Washington Yesterday. Here's What Went Down.

The fight between Congress and the Trump administration is escalating.
David Gilbert
5.9.19
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