Congressional News

House Republicans Pass Two Abortion-Restriction Bills With New Majority

House Republicans took advantage of their new majority on Wednesday by passing two proposals aimed at implementing new restrictions on…

11 months ago

Nancy Pelosi Steps Down As Democratic House Leader

After two decades, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) announced on Thursday that she will not seek another term as Democratic…

1 year ago

Mitch McConnell Wins GOP Vote To Retain Senate Leadership

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) won in a 37-10-1 secret-ballot leadership election to retain his position as the Republican…

1 year ago

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Predicts McCarthy Is ‘Going To Give Me A Lot Of Power’

Controversial far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) said that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) will be pressured to give…

1 year ago

GOP Rep. Nancy Mace Predicts Republicans Will Try To Impeach Biden If They Take House

South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace (R) predicted that the Congressional Republicans will likely try to impeach President Joe Biden if…

1 year ago

Biden Urges Congress To Act On Gun Control Legislation

President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Thursday night about the recent mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde,…

1 year ago

House Takes Up Eight-Part Gun Reform Legislation After Uvlade Massacre

The House Judiciary Committee called for an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss an eight-part gun control package following a…

1 year ago

Lawmakers Should Be Banned From Carrying Guns Inside Capitol, Sargent At Arms Says

Lawmakers should not be allowed to carry guns on the U.S. Capitol grounds, a House law enforcement official said on…

1 year ago

Rep. Paul Gosar, Who Rails Against Big Government, Spent Most In Tax-Payer Funded Travel

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) has been a consistent advocate of lowering federal spending, but a new report from a non-partisan…

2 years ago

Senate Approves $1.5 Trillion Funding Bill, Averting Government Shutdown

The Senate passed a $1.5 trillion spending bill on Thursday night that included a $13.6 billion emergency package that will…

2 years ago

House Passes Emmett Till Bill To Make Lynching Federal Crime, 3 Republicans Vote Against

The House voted 422-3 to pass the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which would make lynching a federal hate crime. The…

2 years ago

Sen. Joe Manchin Open To Pared-Down Compromise On Build Back Better

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) presented a paired-down version of President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Act, a proposed $1.75…

2 years ago

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Proposes Expanding Amtrak Services To 160 New Cities

President Joe Biden's $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, which seeks to revitalize American infrastructure, proposes to expand Amtrak services by…

3 years ago

Who Is Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, Nancy Pelosi’s Potential Challenger For House Speaker?

California Rep.¬†Nancy Pelosi,¬†the House minority leader, is determined to become House Speaker since Democrats regained the majority in Congress in…

5 years ago

Mississippi GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Under Fire For Joking About Public Hanging

A video surfaced on Sunday showing Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith joking that she would be present in "the front row"…

5 years ago